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  • Formidable adversary [IDEX17D3]

    General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) is showing its latest Light Armoured Vehicle 700 (LAV 700) for the first time – the most advanced vehicle in its class to have been developed by the company.

  • All-seeing strike platform [IDEX17D3]

    In April this year a state-of-the-art aircraft factory at Wonderboom, South Africa, is scheduled to begin production of the AHRLAC ISR (intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance) aircraft, which has been developed as a versatile, low-cost platform for a range of military, security and other applications. Here at IDEX Paramount Group (Stand 12-C20) is highlighting the Mwari, an armed version of the AHRLAC offering an integrated precision strike and ISR capability.

  • Bright outlook for military helicopters [IDEX17D3]

    Rotorcraft will remain vital to military and security operations for a long time to come. In this context, there will be a concomitant requirement for military helicopters of various types in the conflict-prone and volatile regions of the world, including the Middle East.

  • Brazilian airlifter on schedule [IDEX17D3]

    Embraer’s KC-390 advanced jet air-lifter is on schedule to achieve first delivery in the first half of next year.


    Among deals announced by the UAE GHQ was an order for a third GlobalEye swing-role surveillance system aircraft from Saab, for a total of nearly AED866 million ($235 million).

  • Expanded product range [IDEX17D3]

    NIMR Automotive of the United Arab Emirates (Stand 05-A05) is now ramping up production of its Ajban (4x4) and Hafeet (6x6) high-mobility vehicles at its purpose-built facility at the Tawazun Industrial Park in Abu Dhabi.

  • Big brother, big order [IDEX17D3]

    It was announced at IDEX that the United Arab Emirates has placed an order with NIMR Automotive covering the supply of 400 8x8 armoured fighting vehicles (AFVs) in a number of configurations.

  • Advancing presence [IDEX17D3]

    Having established its presence here in the UAE 20 years ago, renowned US company Rockwell Collins (Stand02-B20) is strengthening the relationship through expansion of operations as part of building industrial capabilities.

  • Four decades of excellence [IDEX17D3]

    Turkey’s Aselsan is now in its 42nd year and has grown into a multi-sector company with five main business sectors that are primarily concerned with electronic systems.

  • Protecting forces [IDEX17D3]

    With 25 years’ experience in the technology, design and manufacture of force protection solutions, it is hardly surprising that the Hesco Group (Stand 05-C23) has been awarded an AED91.5 million ($25 million) contract for its HAB (Hesco accommodation bunker) and defensive walls.

  • Steel service [IDEX17D3]

    With an existing manufacturing facility in the UAE, British-owned Advanced Armour Engineering (AAE, Stand 04-B04) is planning to increase its investment here to offer a complete fabricated armoured hull service. The company specialises in subcontract steel processing – laser cutting, bending and welding – of blast and ballistic steel components for armoured vehicle manufacturers.

  • Firepower from Russia [IDEX17D3]

    The Burevestnik Joint Stock Company Central Research Institute, which comes under the UralVagonZavod (Stand 9, Russian Pavilion), is showing its latest 30mm remote controlled weapons station (RCWS).

  • Long life expectancy for Leopard [IDEX17D3]

    Rheinmetall Defence (Stand09-A10) is marketing its capability to upgrade the Leopard 2 main battle tank (MBT) to extend its operational life, as well as enhancing its capabilities.

  • Sea Venom poised to strike [IDEX17D3]

    European missile house MBDA (Stand 07-A07) is proposing its new Sea Venom/Anti-Navire Léger(ANL) lightweight anti-ship missile as a replacement for the AS15TT missile currently in service on Panther helicopters in the region.

  • Tactical links to US Navy [IDEX17D3]

    DRS Technologies, a Leonardo company (Stand 06-A03), has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract potentially worth more than $20 million to provide the US Navy with updated tactical data exchange systems.

  • Take a ride on Interceptor [IDEX17D3]

    Visitors to NAVDEX will have an opportunity to experience the exhilarating performance of the Damen Interceptor 1102 on the water.

  • SIHAM3 gun/missile system unveiled [IDEX17D3]

    UAE company Siham Al Khaleej Technology (SAKT, Stand B-004) has partnered with Leonardo and MBDA to develop an innovative ‘made in the UAE’ hybrid shipborne gun/ missile system.

  • Arialah takes a public bow [IDEX17D3]

    Making its public debut at NAVDEX is Arialah, the first of two new multipurpose offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) for the UAE Critical Infrastructure and Coastal Protection Authority (CICPA).

  • Pursuing new opportunities [IDEX17D3]

    France’s ECA Group (Stand 07-B43) has announced the establishment of a new regional subsidiary based in Abu Dhabi. ECA Middle East has been set up as a base from which the company will pursue new opportunities within the region, and provide support to existing customers.

  • Bird of prey [IDEX17D3]

    Shown for the first time in the Middle East on the AM General stand (01-C20) is the AM General M1152A1 (4x4) High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) with the Mandus Hawkeye 105mm Mobile Weapon System (MWS) integrated onto the rear platform. This had previously been shown on the rear of a Mack Defense Sherpa (4x4) platform, which is the US version of the Renault Trucks Defense Sherpa.