Established as a platform for hosting the diverse industrial activities of International Golden Group, IGG Advanced Industries (IGAD) was established in 2013. Based in Abu Dhabi, IGAD has established a new high-tech facility for the production of defence related products forecasted to be up and running mid 2017. The new facility will span 60,000 square metres, comprising an Administration Building, System Integration Facility, Repair & Overhaul Facility, Military Clothing and Soldier Gear Factory, Heavy Equipment and Spare Parts Storage, and Multipurpose Workshop Areas. IGAD’s principal defence activities encompass defence and security product development, integration, manufacturing, qualification, testing, training, and after-sales-support.