AIS wins home land deals worth $600 million

Haseeb Haider
Filed on February 26, 2011

ABU DHABI - Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Integrated Systems or AIS, a homeland security company that provides fully-integrated turnkey solutions, has struck three major deals worth $600 million.

Engineer Khalfan Al Shamsi, Chief Executive Officer of the AIS Group told reporters that his company would supply to local law enforcement agencies “complete holistic solutions that includes different types of sensors integrated in to one command and control system.” The company is targeting $2 billion deals during the year, he said.

Engr Al Shamsi also announced signing a joint venture agreement with France’s Exagon Motor to produce electric luxury cars. “Up to 200 cars would be manufactured annually, by end 2012,” he said.

“Some elements including luxury car’s smart systems would be done in Abu Dhabi,” the Chief Executive said. The first all-electric luxury car to be manufactured in France, Exagon Motors’s Furtive-eGT combines high performance with respect for the environment.

AIS/ATS will work with Exagon to develop and integrate advanced solutions that will unlock the potential benefits of using Exagon’s Furtive-eGT car in modern urban environments. Specifically, the two companies will collaborate on developing advanced communications systems that will enable the vehicle to share data and receive information from AIS/ATS’ Urban Management solutions. Al Shamsi said AIS/ATS is dedicated to develop innovative solutions that unlock the potential which exists for more efficient and effective management of urban environments.

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