Tawazun Economic Council (Tawazun) is the UAE defense and security acquisitions authority for the UAE Armed Forces and Abu Dhabi Police.
CREATION OF COMPANIES & INVESTMENT VEHICLES
Founded in 1992, Tawazun Economic Council (Tawazun) serves as the catalyst for both economic growth and the development of the UAE defense and security industry. It also drives economic value through the Tawazun Economic Program, facilitates ecosystem growth and human capability development through global and local partnerships, and empowers technology & innovation through the defense and security R&D ecosystem.
Tawazun manages the procurements and contracts of the UAE Armed Forces and Abu Dhabi Police, covering the administrative, technical, contractual, legal and financial aspects, in addition to following up and supervising their execution.
Tawazun have initiated a research & development management function in partnership with the Ministry of Defense and the Armed Forces, to organize R&D activities in specific fields of defense that include dual-use applications.
Tawazun has specific areas of focus within the Defense and Security sector, and places an emphasis on the many technologies that are aligned with Aerospace & Aeronautics, Industrial Infrastructure, Communication Systems and Education.