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  • Archangel on watch [IDEX17D4]

    In March, the UAE is due to take delivery of the 24th and last Iomax Archangel aircraft from its current order. The final machine is already flying at Iomax’s facility in the USA, while the aircraft creating a buzz of excitement in the static display here at IDEX (Stand CP-205) is the penultimate aircraft.

  • Marking a decade of partnership [IDEX17D4]

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) and Raytheon have celebrated the 10th anniversary of their partnership in a ceremony alongside the UAE Navy Baynunah corvette Al Hili on the NAVDEX waterfront.

  • Amazonian warrior [IDEX17D4]

    With more than 200 aircraft delivered to 13 air forces, the Embraer Super Tucano multi-mission light intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR)/attack and advanced training platform has compiled more than 35,000 combat hours during its service in theatre in South America and Afghanistan.

  • Advanced F-16 looks to the Gulf [IDEX17D4]

    Lockheed Martin is marketing the latest version of the F-16, the Block70, as both the F-16V upgrade and as a new-build aircraft. Having already signed up South Korea and Taiwan for the F-16V upgrade, which has also been selected by Singapore, Lockheed Martin is hoping that Bahrain may be the next customer for the advanced F-16.

  • Russia reveals UAE fighter ambitions [IDEX17D4]

    Russia has plans to develop a fifth-generation light combat aircraft with the UAE, according to Sergey Chemezov, chief executive of Rostec, Russia’s largest military industrial complex.

  • Strategy for regional growth [IDEX17D4]

    Building on a presence in the region going back some 40 years, Leonardo (Stand 06-A03) is looking to further grow its business with and within the GCC states. At the same time, the company has reaffirmed its commitment to building ties with local industry partners.

  • Protect against the unseen [IDEX17D4]

    Given modern society’s increased vulnerability to cyber attack, the military is equally at risk, writes Sam J Basch. The international cyber-security company DarkMatter (Stand 11-B28), headquartered in the UAE, is debuting its cyber-security tools and capabilities at IDEX.

  • UAE training partner [IDEX17D4]

    Globally renowned training and simulation specialist CAE (Stand 01-B01) is no stranger here in the Emirates, and has its regional office in Abu Dhabi. Recently announced projects being undertaken in the Emirates include a major new naval training centre for the UAE Navy at Taweelah, the first phase of which is scheduled to be completed by early 2019.

  • Perfect vision [IDEX17D4]

    Chess Dynamics (Stand 05-C31) is promoting its Hawkeye Electro Optic family at IDEX. This employs the latest image processing and system automation techniques to reduce the dependence on the operator’s time and skills. It also reduces workload and training requirements.

  • CoastControlsurveillance suite [IDEX17D4]

    With threats to maritime security an increasing concern, defence and security company Saab(Stand 07-B41) has launched Coast- Controlto make the work of coast guards around the world more efficient and effective.

  • New horizons for NSM [IDEX17D4]

    Norway’s Kongsberg Defence Systems (Stand 10-B10) is showing a full-size scale model of its Naval Strike Missile (NSM) at IDEX.

  • Armed fighting module [IDEX17D4]

    Seen on Stand 9 in the Russian Pavilion is KBP Instrument Design Bureau’s complete Bakhcha Fighting Module (BFM).

  • Better be safe [IDEX17D4]

    São Paulo, Brazil-based BCA Ballistic Protection (Stand 09-B20) is showing its patented Neoflex Tape technology, claimed to be the only adhesive plate that instantly shapes and glues. This ensures optimisation of processes and minimises the possibility of error in the application process.

  • Combined ASDOT bid [IDEX17D4]

    Canadian air combat training specialist Discovery Air Defence Services has teamed with the UK’s Inzpire training organisation to bid for the UK Ministry of Defence’s ASDOT (air support to defence operational training) requirement for contractorised live air training capabilities.

  • Farsighted nano-drone [IDEX17D4]

    One of the interesting products on display at Flir Systems (Stand CP-090), apart from its comprehensive range of airborne targeting, border surveillance systems and weapon sights, is the Black Hornet.

  • Light attack from Ukraine [IDEX17D4]

    Ukrainian company Ukrinmash is showing a model of the KB Vertical KT-112UD light armed helicopter as part of its display at IDEX (Stand 12-C25). The aircraft is a development of the Aviaimpex KT-112 Yanhol (angel) three-seater that was powered by two Rotax 912 piston engines. The armed KT-112UD has two uprated Rotax 914s, each developing 115hp.

  • Safe keeping [IDEX17D4]

    With its commitment to keeping America and its allies safe, not-for-profit research and development company SRC Inc (Stand 03-A04) is bolstering capabilities in the CENTCOM region, which covers MENA and central Asia.

  • Amphibious APC [IDEX17D4]

    The Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau (Stand 12-C25) of Ukraine is displaying, for the first time, a BTR-4E (8x8) amphibious armoured personnel carrier (APC) fitted with the BM2-30 Combat Module (CM).

  • Interpol chooses CBRN kit [IDEX17D4]

    The world’s largest international police organisation, Interpol, has ordered six chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) sampling units from Saab, with a certified transport packaging kit, for its Bioterrorism Prevention Unit. The order is due to be fulfilled in March.

  • Tie-up on cyber defence [IDEX17D4]

    Leonardo and Abu Dhabi-based International Golden Group (IGG) have signed a strategic collaboration agreement to deliver cyber security capabilities in the UAE.