IDEX 2015

UAE orders grow [IDX15D3]

25 February 2015

Yesterday at IDEX, the UAE General Headquarters announced nine further orders from domestic and international suppliers.

In value, Tawazun Dynamics was the recipient of the largest of the second-day orders, an AED1.53 billion contract for precision-guided weapons. Emirates Advanced Research and Technology Holding received an AED864 million contract for development and support associated with the Oshkosh M-ATV vehicle. AgustaWestland received an order covering nine AW139 helicopters. The purchase is to be split between six aircraft to provide search and rescue capability, and three for VIP transportation.

The UAE is also buying an air surveillance radar from Raytheon.

Shown below are the combined orders announced at the first two days of the IDEX exhibition.

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