The Council contributes to maximizing the value through innovative budgeting and acquisition systems for the Ministry of Defense, Abu Dhabi Police and security agencies, and by sustaining technology & innovation to support national industry needs through robust regulations to ensure superior quality. It also seeks to accelerate ecosystem growth by developing capabilities, driving local content, and creating in-country value.
WHO WE ARE
Tawazun Council is an independent government entity that works closely with the Ministry of Defense, Abu Dhabi Police and security agencies in the UAE.
OUR CORE FUNCTIONS
Tawazun Council is the UAE defense and security acquisitions authority for the Ministry of Defense, Abu Dhabi Police and Security Agencies.
Tawazun Economic Program
The program contributes towards building defense industry that drives local content and creates in-country value. Laying the foundation for a thriving national defense and security economy, creating opportunities and generating value.
Defense Technology, Innovation and R&D
Tawazun Council oversees governmental defense and security programs, including dual-use applications, in collaboration with the Ministry of Defense and the UAE Armed Forces.
Standards and Quality Assurance
Tawazun Council is in charge of standardization and quality assurance in the defense and security sector, striving for optimal global standards through proficient management and implementation.
Setting the Regulations, Standards and Governance for the Defense and Security Industry
Tawazun Council is mandated to oversee the regulations, standards and governance for the defense and security industry in line with enabling the UAE’s role both locally and internationally in accordance with global best practices.
WHAT WE DO
Sector’s acquisitions, budget and financial management
Defense technology, innovation and R&D
Quality and conformity program, inspection and testing of defense and security products.
Defense and Security Investment
Approval and licensing of defense and security industrial zones
Managing Tawazun Economic Program
Regulating of sector’s economic activities and import and export licensing for defense and security products
Development of specialized zones
Development of national talents
”Operation 300bn Strategy provides a solid foundation for developing a resilient and self-sufficient industrial sector.TAREQ ABDULRAHEEM AL HOSANISecretary General, Tawazun Council