Under the terms of the contract, Yahsat will provide multi-facetedcustomized services, including hardware, full beam coverage over the Ka-band and training in the use of the technology. The Bahrain Defence Force will take delivery later this year.
Brigadier Mohammed Qatami Al-Kubaisi, Director of Information and Moral Guidance, Bahrain Defence Force, said:“This contract reflects the longstanding and deep partnership between Bahrain and the UAE. Satellite communications are a vital aspect of ensuring our security and our partnership with Yahsat underlines the mutual trust and cooperation between our brotherly nations.”
Ali Al Hashemi, General Manager of YahService remarked: “Our selection by the Bahrain Defence Force is a huge endorsement of the quality of our technology and the professionalism of our teams. Defense requirements are by nature the most challenging and the decision by the Bahrain Defence Force to work with Yahsat is ample evidence of our capacity to deliver communications support. This is an important step in our strategy to deliver cutting-edge technology to the global defense sector, building on the experience and expertise gained from our vital work with the UAE Armed Forces.”