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Words from the Managing Director

 Welcome to Prince Sultan Advanced Tech. Research Institute (PSATRI) website​ and thank you for your interest in our institute. As an integrated and unified diligent team, we participate actively in advanced technologies and technical development that we look forward to achieve in order to support government and private entities. This vision that emanates from the leadership of Saudi Arabia, provides a high level of degree of attention and all the means of support for the advancement of research & development, military and civilians in the Kingdom, under the guidance (of the custodian of two Holy Mosques) the King of Saudi Arabia, Crown Prince and Deputy Crown Prince, which have come to represent the flame of light that illuminates the path towards global leadership in the field of security in general.

Dr. Sami M. Alhumaidi 
Prince Sultan Advanced Tech. Research Institute Manager

About Institue

PSATRI is founded by King Saud University (KSU) and the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) and obtained the approval of the Minister of Defense in 2008. The Board Of Directors has been founded by the approval of the Deputy Minister Of Defense in 2011.. 

صاحب السمو الملكي الأمير خالد بن سلطان يضع حجر الاساس للمعهد

His Royal Highness Prince Khalid bin Sultan laying the foundation stone of the Institute.

 Our Vision


   To be a future-oriented, nationally-significant and globally-prominent defense and security applied research and technology development organization that is recognized for its Innovation.  

 Our Massege


 Our Strategic Goals



  • Providing expert scientific and technical consultations and studies.


  • Managing technology transfer and localization programs related to equipment procurements.


  • Performing applied research and development to develop know-how and provide solutions.


  • Conducting specialized training and qualification programs. 


  • Building knowledge base and expertise in areas of strategic importance related to military and security operations.


  • Establishing advanced facilities and capabilities to perform defense evaluations and validation activities.


  • Expanding the capacity of industrial and manufacturing sectors to develop innovation in defense-related technologies, products.


  • Supporting the academic and research capacity of King Saud University by establishing advanced facilities and collaborating with international experts in the fields of defense and security.

Last updated on : January 12, 2023 3:46am