DOK-ING Recognized as Global UGV Expert at UMEX


Abu Dhabi, UAE, 25.01.2024. – DOK-ING, an engineering leader in robotic & autonomous systems, was recognised as a global UGV expert at the largest edition of UMEX and SimTEX 2024. This sixth event which is the only event for robotics, drones and unmanned systems in the Middle East was held in Abu Dhabi at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from 22-25 January 2024. DOK-ING, an innovative company with a diversified portfolio of robotic systems which provide solutions for today’s world’s threats like terrorism, mine clearance/threats, and CBRNe threats, had huge interest from the stakeholders, key decision makers and industry leaders. Drones and unmanned systems have become increasingly common for military and commercial use in many parts of the world over the past decade. According to Statista, a global data and business intelligence platform, the UGV market size was valued at $2.25 billion in 2022 and is expected to reach $4.8 billion by 2030. These systems have sensors, cameras, detectors, and other specialised equipment to perform various tasks. These systems are used for hazardous, dull or dirty tasks but also can be used for various environments, including urban areas that are dangerous or inaccessible to humans and perform tasks such as mine clearance, inspecting hazardous chemical spills, removing suspicious objects and obstacles, reconnaissance, surveillance tasks, breaching, rescue survivors/hostages etc.

















Size of the global unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) market in 2022, with a forecast through 2030 (in billion U.S. dollars)














Mislav Manda, Head of marketing & sales in DOK-ING stated:This is the era when the defence sector has the increasing demand for innovative technologies and unmanned systems in commercial,  defence, environmental, civil, and humanitarian uses. With the main topic “The future of autonomy” of this edition of UMEX, DOK-ING’s products were on the spotlight with its wide portfolio of robotic & autonomous systems to protect human lives, property & environment. Our portfolio is based on the management of Emergency situations and on the protection of critical infrastructure, as well as our robotic systems help first responders in dull and dirty tasks for Counter-Terrorism, CBRNe threats, and humanitarian demining.”, Mr Manda concluded and added: “UMEX was a great platform to meet, engage, and interact with all the professionals in the unmanned systems and we are proud DOK-ING was recognized as a pioneer and a global expert with doing business in more than 40+ countries globally. At our booth we had the opportunity to engage with many prospective buyers  from 35 participating countries at UMEX. “

















This edition of the Unmanned Systems Exhibition (UMEX) and Simulation and Training Exhibition (SIMTEX) and conference was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Ruler of Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi, as the capital of the United Arab Emirates, has the vision of its leadership for the next 5 decades to build a competitive economy based on advanced technologies that enhance the position of Abu Dhabi and the UAE as a global centre for innovation.

Facts about UMEX 2024:
31,000 + attendees
35 participating countries
134+ international exhibitors
500+ conference delegates

About DOK-ING:
DOK-ING is an engineering powerhouse of heavy-duty robotics & autonomous systems. The company is an international market leader and has more than 80% of the market share in 40+ countries globally. By integrating its own innovations and new technologies, DOK-ING  develops and manufactures robotic & autonomous systems to protect human lives & property in dull, dirty & dangerous environments, known to responders, primarily in Military Engineering, CBRNe, Emergency Response, Counter-terrorism & Underground Mining.

The headquarter is in the Croatian capital Zagreb, and, besides the European office, DOK-ING is incorporated on the following continents: North America, Africa & Asia. In more than 30 years of being in the business, the company has been recognized for changing the industrial landscape with its innovative approach and won many international “doing business and industrial” awards in innovations and technologies.

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