Paramount Group

Paramount Group is a world leader in defence and security innovation with an exceptional reputation for developing and delivering integrated solutions for defence, internal security and peacekeeping forces across the world.

The largest privately-owned defence and aerospace business in Africa, it has unique capabilities in land systems, aerospace, naval systems, advanced technologies and electronic systems.

Since its inception in 1994, Paramount Group has established itself as a global innovator with the development of one of the world's most advanced families of armoured combat vehicles, and a revolutionary reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft, the first aerial platform of its kind.

Paramount Group has one of the strongest aerospace offerings in Africa comprising supersonic fighter aircraft solutions, air force establishment, systems integration, avionics, UAVs, sighting and mission sensors. Integrating advanced systems that extend the mission performance and lifespan of fixed wing aircraft, helicopters and unmanned airborne vehicles is a key competence.

The Group also offers the manufacture, maintenance and refurbishment of naval vessels including light strike craft, rapid intervention and off shore patrol vessels at its own facilities.

Paramount Group is a trusted partner of sovereign governments around the world.

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Abu Dhabi, 24 February 2015. Today Paramount Group signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Motor Sich JSC of the Ukraine to collaborate in the production and modernisation of helicopters and aviation engineering components. The signing, which was witnessed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, commits the two companies to exploring the opportunity of transferring technologies that exist in both companies, relating to rotary platforms. The signing took place during IDEX 2015 in Abu Dhabi.

Read more... - Paramount Group announces multi-million dollar contract for production of world-leading combat vehicles in Jordan

Boost for military and industrial development in the Middle East

Abu Dhabi, 23 February 2015: Paramount Group, Africa’s largest privately owned defence and aerospace business and Jordan’s state-owned defence company, the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) has today signed a major contract for the production of the world’s most advanced armoured combat vehicles, the 6x6 Mbombe infantry combat vehicle, which is specifically designed to meet the demands of modern conflicts around the world.

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Gulf News - Defence deals in spotlight as Idex gets underway in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: Defence procurements and security deals will be in the spotlight as the International Defence Exhibition (Idex) kick starts in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

More than 150 firms from 55 countries will be attending the five day event being held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec). Firms are likely to clinch a number of new deals.

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The National - Idex opens with bigger show of hardware and exhibitors

Mena region countries will be shopping this week for military hardware at the Middle East’s biggest defence exhibition, which takes place against a backdrop of falling oil revenues and the threats posed by ISIL militants and the Houthi movement in Yemen.

Everything from drones and fighter jets to guided missile systems will be on display at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (Idex) in the capital from today, to counter such threats..

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South Africa’s anti-poaching effort goes to the dogs

RUSTENBURG, SOUTH AFRICA—The poacher didn’t stand a chance.
Sprinting across the field, Daisy leaps into the air and with one swift, violent twist brings the poacher to the muddy ground. “Yes, Daisy! Nail him, girl!” screams her owner and trainer, Chantel Lourens, who works at Paramount Group, a South African defence company running the Paramount Anti-Poaching & K9 academy, an anti-poaching dog unit.

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