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  • UAE strength on display [IDEX17D2]

    IDEX was officially opened yesterday in a ceremony held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

  • UK is here on business [IDEX17D2]

    With about 100 companies exhibiting at IDEX, the UK has one of the largest international presences at the show, writes David Donald.

  • Rapid Intervention Vehicle debuts [IDEX17D2]

    NIMR Automotive, a subsidiary of Emirates Defense Industries Company (EDIC, Stands 12-A05 and CP-219) has launched its Rapid Interventional Vehicle (RIV). The RIV is a joint development between NIMR Automotive and MIRA (Motor Industry Research Association), which specialises in delivering automotive technology to the defence sector.

  • Turkish missiles move forward [IDEX17D2]

    Turkish missile specialist Roketsan continues to grow its portfolio of precision weapons and bring new options to the marketplace, as well as expand the number of platforms to which they can be applied.

  • Fighter programmes begin to bear fruit [IDEX17D2]

    Since the last IDEX exhibition there has been considerable movement in the fighter market in the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region, not only in terms of new orders, but also with the beginning of deliveries from previous orders. For beleaguered fighter manufacturers in Europe and the USA, beset by shrinking budgets in their domestic markets, the fighter boom in the MENA region has been a welcome development.

  • Emirati excellence on show [IDEX17D2]

    The largest display area at IDEX is that of EDIC, the Emirates Defense Industries Company. As a strategic partner of the IDEX exhibition, EDIC is presenting the products and services of 12 Emirati companies that span a wide spectrum of technologies, highlighting the world-class capabilities of the UAE in the defence sector.

  • MASS effect for ship protection [IDEX17D2]

    Rheinmetall continues to expand the functionality of its widely sold Multi-Ammunition Softkill System (MASS) ship protection system with new payloads and sensor integration options.

  • Making tracks for Middle East [IDEX17D2]

    Soucy Defense of Canada is targeting its composite rubber track at the many countries in the Middle East that operate the M113 series of tracked armoured personnel carriers (APCs) and variants that are currently fitted with conventional steel track with rubber pads.

  • Phantom sighted [IDEX17D2]

    SpetsTechnoExport (Stand 12-C25) is presenting the latest version of its Phantom tactical unmanned ground vehicle (UGV).

  • Battlefield survivability [IDEX17D2]

    China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) has brought its latest export VT4 main battle tank (MBT), which is already in production for an undisclosed export customer believed to be Thailand.

  • Amphibious and fully armed [IDEX17D2]

    Turkish company Otokar (Stand 10-A05) has brought its latest Tulpar-S in an armoured personnel carrier (APC) configuration to IDEX, fitted with its Basok remote controlled weapon station (RCWS) and armed with a 7.62mm machine gun (MG).

  • Joint venture UAV secures first order [IDEX17D2]

    Last week UMS Skeldar announced the first contract for its Skeldar V-200 rotary-wing UAV, with the Indonesian ministry of defence. The Skeldar was deployed to the country in late 2016 as part of performance and acceptance tests, in advance of delivery and the start of operator training. Indonesia is acquiring the Skeldar V-200 for surveillance of the country’s long coastline, the system having proven its itself for both maritime and overland reconnaissance.

  • Kuwait cadets for French helicopter training [IDEX17D2]

    A group of ten Kuwaiti cadets has arrived at Défense Conseil International’s (DCI’s ) International Academic and Aeronautical Training Centre (CIF-AA) in Salon-de-Provence, France, to begin helicopter pilot training.

  • Piercing brightness [IDEX17D2]

    With a 1,000 lumen output and a piercing hotspot, the new ProTac Rail Mount HL-X from Streamlight (Stand C3-006) is among the brightest lights available to mount on Picatinny rails.

  • PicoSAR for Patroller [IDEX17D2]

    Leonardo Airborne and Space Systems (Stand 06-A03) has been selected by Safran Electronics & Defense to supply its PicoSAR Active Electronically-Scanned Array radar for Safran’s Patroller Unmanned Air System (UAS).

  • Milosh motors in [IDEX17D2]

    Serbia’s Yugoimport-SDPR (Stand 12-E20) is unveiling its new Milosh (4x4) multi-purpose armoured vehicle for the first time.

  • Bird’s eye view [IDEX17D2]

    Logos Technologies LLC (Stand 03- B29), a US diverse science, engineering and technology company, will be showing a new version of its lightweight Redkite and upgraded, exportable Kestrel Block II wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) sensors for defence, public safety, humanitarian assistance and border security missions.

  • Larger than life [IDEX17D2]

    Malmo, Sweden-based Aimpoint AB (Stand 08-B27), a leader in electronic red-dot sighting technology, is also offering new magnifiers designed to work in conjunction with the company’s electronic reflex sights to enhance the operator’s capabilities.

  • MASE pod for Archangel [IDEX17D2]

    Terma has provided IOMAX USA with the self-protection suite – based on its Modular Aircraft Self Protection Equipment (MASE) pod – for the Archangel intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) light attack aircraft being supplied to the UAE.

  • Making tracks [IDEX17D2]

    The aluminium trackways produced by UK-based FAUN Trackway (Stand 05-C28) allow the military to traverse terrain where roads are impassable or non-existent. Its products are used by 40 different armed forces worldwide, and the company recently secured a multi-million pound sterling contract with the Swiss armed forces.