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It was signed by Jamal Al Shamsi, Managing Director of Jaheziya and Jac Haagen, Founder and Director, Fire Service at HAAGEN.

Tawazun-owned Jaheziya to acquire latest aviation firefighting training system

: Sunday, April 06 - 2014 @ 08:59

Tawazun Safety, Security & Disaster Management City (Jaheziya) – a Tawazun subsidiary which provides technical, vocational and professional training for intra-agency, inter-agency and multi-agency operations in the fields of safety, security and disaster management – has signed an agreement with Netherlands-based HAAGEN, a world leader in the designing and construction of props, simulators and integrated training units for live scenario-based training, for the supply of Mobile Aircraft Rescue & Firefighting Trainer Unit (MARFFT).

The agreement was signed on the sidelines of the International Security & National Resilience Exhibition & Conference (ISNR 2014), currently taking place in Abu Dhabi.

It was signed by Jamal Al Shamsi, Managing Director of Jaheziya and Jac Haagen, Founder and Director, Fire Service at HAAGEN. This Unit will be used to train Jaheziya clients such as, Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) on a variety of emergency and search and rescue scenarios to fulfill their aviation fire-fighting training objectives. Jamal Al Shamsi described the agreement with HAAGEN, as a significant step for Tawazun and Jaheziya’s strategic objectives of contributing to the UAE’s development drive by providing high quality training services.

“We are pleased to partner with HAAGEN as we endeavor to offer best-in-class scenario-based training services in aviation rescue and firefighting. We are confident that our innovative training solutions and unique instructional approach will reflect positively on the levels of efficacy and efficiency within our clientele in the UAE,” he added.

In 2013, Jaheziya announced that it will provide training to Abu Dhabi Airports’ employees, agents, and related staff in the fields of aviation firefighting, safety, security, emergency preparedness and crisis & disaster management, using a highly advanced Mobile Aviation Training Unit for realistic and hands-on scenario-based training.

Jac Haagen, Founder and Director, Fire Service at HAAGEN, “We are very excited to design, engineer and build this unique Mobile Aircraft Rescue & Firefighting Trainer for Tawazun. This state-of-the art Aircraft Firefighting Trainer will provide the highest quality training to airport firefighters in the UAE and will provide firefighting specialists with the knowledge that they need to advance in the field.”

For more information please contact:
Saif Ali Al Marzooqi
Associate Director – Corporate Communications
Tawazun
Tel: +97126160163

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