Knowledge Point and Lockheed Martin Announce UAE Training Partnership
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, 02/21/2011 --
Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] and Knowledge Point announced a strategic training partnership today to address military, security services and civil training needs in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
"This teaming will provide additional abilities for both companies to support the Emiratisation policy through the transfer of knowledge, skills and technology into the UAE," said Doug Greenlaw, vice president for International Business Development at Lockheed Martin Global Training and Logistics. "We look forward to bringing further training systems integration capabilities to the Middle East through this strategic partnership."
"The ability to leverage Lockheed Martin's advanced systems integration capabilities will support the process of Emiratisation, concentrating on a superior Emirati workforce and the UAE as a whole," said Brigadier (Rtd) Mohammed Al Mehrezi, Chief Executive Officer for Knowledge Point.
Knowledge Point (Knowledge Point Educational Consultant, LLC) is a subsidiary company of Emirates Advanced Investments Group, dedicated to training management, education and development consultancy.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 132,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation's 2010 sales from continuing operations were $45.8 billion.