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  • Agile sentinel [IDEX17D5]

    Ferretti Security and Defence (FSD), Ferretti Group’s new division dedicated to the military, paramilitary and security market, is showing off the capabilities of its 20m FSD195 fast patrol vessel at NAVDEX 2017.

  • Co-operation on sustainment services [IDEX17D5]

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) andLockheed Martin have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to co-operate on the provision of sustainment services to the UAE’s military maritime assets.  The MoU was signed between Dr Khaled Al Mazrouei, chief executive of ADSB,and Joe North, vice president of Littoral Ship and Systems at Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, on the sidelines of NAVDEX 2017.

  • Pakistan MSA vessel [IDEX17D5]

    The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) patrol craft PMSS Hingol is making its debut at NAVDEX 2017. Hingoland sister vessel PMSSBasolwere commissioned in December 2016 in Guangzhou, China.

  • International Viper [IDEX17D5]

    This year Pakistan will begin receiving the first of 12 Bell AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters that it has ordered. When delivered, they will be the first export use of the type, which is the latest iteration of Bell’s iconic gunship helicopter.

  • Multi-role twin project [IDEX17D5]

    NorthStar Aviation is now working on an MRH (Multi-Role Helicopter) version of the Bell 429, having already undertaken a successful modification programme for the single-engined Bell 407GXP.

  • Advanced UAV flies in from Saudi Arabia [IDEX17D5]

    PSATRI (Prince Sultan Advanced Tech. Research Institute) from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is displaying its Skyguard UAV at IDEX as part of the Military Industries Corporation display (Stand 12-D20). The vehicle has autonomous take-off and landing capability, but can also be controlled manually from a sophisticated ground control station (GCS).

  • Versatile airlifter [IDEX17D5]

    Lockheed Martin’s C-130 Hercules is one of the most widely recognised shapes in the air. In production since 1998, the latest major production version is the C-130J Super Hercules, of which more than 360 have been delivered to 15 nations.

  • PaWS gives you claws [IDEX17D5]

    Orbital ATK (Stand 03-A07) is displaying its Palletized Weapon System (PaWS), which can rapidly turn most medium-/heavy-lift transport aircraft types into highly accurate gunships.

  • Major weapons contracts [IDEX17D5]

    Orbital ATK Armament Systems (Stand 03-A07) has confirmed that in the last three months it has been awarded contracts worth $600 million for its 30mm Mk 44 Bushmaster III and 30mm M230 weapons and ammunition with deliveries to run through to 2020.

  • Back in production [IDEX17D5]

    BAE Systems (Stand 05-C25) is now back in production of its 155mm/39 calibre M777 series lightweight towed howitzer after India finally signed a deal for 145 weapons in 2016.

  • High mobility in the desert [IDEX17D5]

    Supacat (International Golden Group, Stand 04-C30) has developed a specialised version of its combat-proven Jackal called HMT 400 (High Mobility Transporter) Desert. Following extensive trials, it is one of the finalists for a major contract in the region.

  • More Marte for UAE [IDEX17D5]

    European missile house MBDA has secured a follow-on order worth AED million ($93.6 million) for the supply ofadditional Marte Mk2/Nanti-ship missiles to theUAE Naval Forces.

  • Extended SIGMA family [IDEX17D5]

    Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (Stand B-028) is highlighting different variants of its proven SIGMA family of designs at NAVDEX.

  • LCS programme picks up speed [IDEX17D5]

    The US Navy’s (USN’s) Freedom variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) is now in full-rate production, with Lockheed Martin’s industry team now progressing the outfitting and build of seven ships at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin.

  • On varied missions [IDEX17D5]

    Civilian and military cyber security, combat, and command and control systems all require sophisticated technologies, for which Brazil-based Atech, a company within the Embraer Group (Stand 07-B45), is renowned.

  • Gliding in from Sudan [IDEX17D5]

    Featured as part of a large display from Sudan’s Military Industry Corporation (MIC-Sudan, Stand 12-D30) is the BK-3 Burkan precision-guided glide bomb. The weapon has been developed by the SAFAT Aviation Group and is in service with the Sudanese air force. It is cleared for carriage by the air force’s Mikoyan MiG-29, Sukhoi Su-24 and Hongdu A-5 tactical aircraft.

  • Education and support [IDEX17D5]

    Global Aerospace Logistics (GAL), a subsidiary of EDIC (Stand 05-A05) and Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training (ADVETI) signed a partner agreement at IDEX to offer UAE citizens the opportunity to receive GAL-sponsored training.

  • See and believe [IDEX17D5]

    Fitted to the exterior of a vehicle, the side mirrors often get damaged in military operations. Spafax of the UK (Stand 05-C11) is a world leader in unbreakable vehicle mirror technology.


    UK company Kelvin Hughes (Stand 05-C19) has just announced that it will supply its SharpEye I-band Doppler submarine radar system as part of a mid-life upgrade programme for the Pakistan Navy’s Agosta 90B class submarines (also known as the Khalid class diesel-electric submarine).

  • Small yet potent [IDEX17D5]

    Manufacturers of lightweight and small air vehicles would do well to consider the TJ100 turbojet engine from Czech company PBS Velká Biteš (Stand 05-B02). The new high-performance engine has been purpose-designed and optimised for UAVs and target drones.