Training is the backbone of any organization. ARX aerospace & defense provides specialized training programs in aerospace and defense disciplines. Our goal through these training programs is to develop technical capabilities needed by technicians using the latest training materials and teaching methods. We constantly monitor our programs to fine tune them for both the needs of the trainees and our customers.

About ARX Aerospace & Defense

ARX Aerospace & Defense is an international training provider which provides the highest quality of training with a goal to supply the aerospace & defense sector with highly skilled and motivated trainees by utilizing national & international experts. Using state of the art technology in educating & training.

ARX Aerospace & Defense history

In 2014 Aviation Australia Riyadh College (AARC) was established as a joint venture between Shamal Investments & Aviation Australia Brisbane which operated the International Aviation Technical College at Riyadh (IATC).

Shamal is a Saudi-owned company formed in 2003 to consolidate the financial investments and holding of its founding partners; it also provides consulting services to several foreign defense and security companies throughout the world. Shamal is approved by the KSA Ministry of Interior’s Department of Public Security to deal in security, intelligence, and military equipment.

Aviation Australia is a world-class registered training organization established by the Queensland State Government in 2001 to support the development of aerospace industry in both the Australian and international markets by providing applied practical training in aviation maintenance and engineering.

In 2022 Aviation Australia Riyadh college (AARC) rebranded to become, ARX aerospace & defense to expand our services to all sectors within the aerospace & defense industries.

2030 Vision Alignment



Strong integration with aerospace & defense industries, supporting 2030 vision by localizing 50% of the military expenditures



Supplying Saudi Arabia’s aerospace and defense industries with highly skilled, motivated
and dependable Saudi manpower



Contributing to Saudi Arabia’s economy by building Saudi talents to serve both local & global market


Aviation Maintenance

UAV pilot / operations

Air defense diploma


Cyber security


Flight operations



Our Projects

Operating the International Aviation Technical College at Riyadh (IATC) since 2014.

English on bases programs (RSAF).

Customized training programs, avionics technician program (BAE system)

Type rating training (RSAF):
a. Airbus 320 MRTT
b. King air

Customized training programs, sheet metal program (Alsalam aerospace industrial)

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Riyadh 13518
Saudi Arabia