(GIDS is a young yet dynamic corporate institution that spearheads the mandate of government in “industryto-industry Defence collaborations” and technology initiatives. We believe in providing compelling yet affordable defence solutions.” CEO GIDS)
Global Industrial & Defence Solutions (GIDS) is Pakistan’s premier state-owned defence conglomerate, a growing company in a competitive industry, representing the most dynamic manufacturing hub of the country. Pakistan’s defence industry’s core competence is primarily leveraged on its armed forces demanding complicated yet potent solutions. It seems GIDS has made available to them a powerhouse of technical intellect & manufacturing knowhow; having the Armed Forces of Pakistan as their prime users for decades in a synchronized yet demanding relationship.
‘’The export potential for GIDS made defence solutions is enormous. Our ability to offer tailored, cost-effective and wholesome solutions make us win many new customers each year’’ – Director Sales & Marketing explained.GIDS offers a wide variety of products and solutions for current & future defence requirements of its customers. Their product portfolio comprises of an extensive range of systems,services & integrated solutions in the domains of Air, Land, Sea, NBC Defence and Security / Riot Protection.
The company has successfully positioned itself as a quality-driven and cost-effective solution provider in all major domains of military supplies. To completely understand why GIDS has been able to yield cost-effective innovative solutions, we need to understand Pakistan’s geo-strategic environment and this aspect has contributed a great deal towards materializing the concepts of self-reliance and indigenization. Moreover, GIDS has further widened its competencies through successful international sales across the globe. From offering highly sophisticate Air Combat Manoeuvring Instrumentation System (ACMI), Air Defence (C4I), Complete range of Aerial Bombs, ATGM (Baktar Shikan), SAM (ANZA-MK II) to Patrol Boats, Marine Simulators, Laser / Optronics, Security Equipment, NBC Defence Products and a diverse array of Unmanned Systems (UAVs). GIDS trails a highly market-driven approach to target its customers.Therefore, diverse-markets from different regions starting from South East Asia to Middle East, Central Asia, Africa and South America have been actively pursued and made part of their worldwide customer portfolio.
“The journey of worldwide positioning was never easy but GIDS has been successfully paving its way through customer-focus and creating ultimate value for the end users by delivering excellence in all domains.” There are number of diverse systems and integrated solutions available in their offerings which they believe hold a competitive edge when dealing with the requirements of a demanding customer.
GIDS is also Pakistan’s only stateowned & largest manufacturer of UAVs. These unmanned platforms have the medium endurance tactical UAVs Shahpar & Uqab and a variety of short range / hand launched / VTOL surveillance systems, that are compact , man-portablea and made operational within 10 minutes. Shahpar is GIDS flagship UAV that delivers day/night surveillance up-to 7 hours.The system is battle proven with a capability to operate effectively in hostile environments and is currently in use by the Pakistan Armed Forces.
Our UAV Packages are designed to be flexible, affordable & customizable to meet the exact needs of customer and its peculiar environment.’ “GIDS is a young yet dynamic corporate institution that spearheads the mandate of the government in “industry- to- industry Defence collaborations” and technology initiatives. We believe in providing compelling yet affordable defence solutions.” CEO GIDS stated. Balancing, modernization & replacement (BMR) & Business Process Re-engineering coupled with a significant emphasis on prompt aftersales support are the cornerstones for GIDS competitive edge, business strategy and distinct positioning in the market.=