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  • Bold vision [IDEX19D1]

    As the premier defence and security exhibition in the Middle East/ North Africa region, IDEX draws leading defence companies from the UAE and around the world to display the latest technologies and products to an audience of key decision-makers. The exhibition is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, with strategic partner EDIC, principal partner Tawazun, platinum partner ADCB and gold partner Etimad.

  • Mistral defends against surface threats [IDEX19D1]

    European missile house MBDA Systems (Stand 07-A07) has performed a successful demonstration of the Mistral missile and SIMBAD-RC remotely controlled naval turret to defend against fast inshore attack craft (FIAC) threats.

  • Trend towards balanced fleets [IDEX19D1]

    While tracked armoured fighting vehicles (AFV) continue to be deployed in the region in large numbers, an increasing number of countries are now moving towards a more balanced fleet of tracked and wheeled AFVs.

  • Forging a partnership [IDEX19D1]

    Here at the show on Tuesday, AMS and Bin Hilal Enterprises will confirm the formation of a joint venture company in the UAE, with a signing ceremony on Stand CP- 233. Known as AMS Bin Hilal, the JV will target fleet management, supply chain and logistics business opportunities in support of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces General Headquarters and other UAE government entities.

  • Tacticos in command [IDEX19D1]

    Building on a quarter century of continuous evolution, Thales (Stand B-030) is continuing to introduce new functionality and features to its widely sold Tacticos combat management system (CMS).

  • Double defence [IDEX19D1]

    JSC Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) and JSC NPO High Precision Systems are displaying the Pantsir-ME shipborne close-in weapon system outside Russia for the first time. A full-scale system will be on show on Stand 09-C20.

  • Marine skills training [IDEX19D1]

    Abu Dhabi-based boat builder and manufacturer of unmanned surface vessels, Al Seer Marine (Stands B-011/B-012) has introduced a training programme for Emirati engineering graduates, developed to foster local talent and boost its nationalisation efforts in the local marine and defence sectors.

  • Roving eye sees all [IDEX19D1]

    Logos Technologies (Stand 03-A14), a diversified science, engineering and technology company specialising in the fields of advanced sensors, wide-area motion imagery, advanced analytics and processing of large, multisource datasets, has recently finalised a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Insitu, a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, to be the preferred provider of wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) sensors for the latter’s line of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

  • Safety in combat diving [IDEX19D1]

    UK company JFD (IGG Stand 04- C20), an underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has announced the launch of its Shadow/B defence rebreather, providing the market with a back-mounted rebreather capability, from its established product line, for the first time.

  • Wide-ranging capabilities [IDEX19D1]

    Turkish company FNSS Savunma Sistemleri (Stand 10-C05) has brought its latest Anti-tank Remote Controlled Turret (ARCT) to IDEX, which has been type classified by the Turkish Land Forces Command (TLFC) for installation on two platforms: the Pars 4x4 wheeled armoured combat vehicle (WACV) and the tracked Kaplan 10 armoured fighting vehicle (AFV).

  • Shock-proof seats [IDEX19D1]

    Boats operating in the open ocean are often subject to large shock and vibration forces, especially when designed for continuous, high-speed patrols. Exposure to such forces can lead to discomfort, spinal injuries and performance degradation, especially when exposed to forces in the vertical axis. Suspension seating isolates the occupant from the effects of vibration and impact at sea.

  • Steel cut for Saudi corvette [IDEX19D1]

    Spanish shipbuilding and systems group Navantia (Stand B-027) has begun manufacture of the first of five new multimission corvettes for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces RSNF), which were contracted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in July 2018, valued at €1.8 billion.

  • High thrust in small package [IDEX19D1]

    Since producing its first small jet engine in 2003, Czech company První brnenská strojírna Velká Bíteš a.s. (PBS, Stand 01-B43) has expanded its product portfolio, which now includes jet, turboprop and turboshaft engines, and auxiliary power units for small aircraft, helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles. Other products are environmental control systems for aircraft and helicopters, high-speed gearboxes and cryogenics. The company has branch offices in China, Russia and the USA.

  • Venom spits fire [IDEX19D1]

    Slovenian company Valhalla is presenting its Midgard 300 Lite remote-controlled weapon station (RCWS) configured with the Venom 30mm gun at IDEX.

  • Critical vision [IDEX19D1]

    Bin Hilal Enterprises (BHE) and Trakka Systems (Stand C8-001) provide critical vision technology to meet surveillance mission needs, with the total solutions package comprising advanced multi-mission searchlights, class-leading gyro-stabilised cameras and innovative mapping/video management systems.

  • Estonian electronics [IDEX19D1]

    Estonia’s Englo LLC (Stand C11-10), a member of the Estonian Defence Industry Association, designs and produces blasting machines, ohmmeters, road vehicle movement sensors, traffic counters, radiation measuring devices, and other sensors.

  • Light at all times [IDEX19D1]

    PIK-AS Austria (Stand 07-D47) is presenting the PA2310R LED Map Light. Designed to meet the rigorous requirements of military ground vehicle environments, it meets several MIL Standards and provides white and blackout light at a medium flood beam angle.

  • Precious metals [IDEX19D1]

    India’s Rashtriya Metal Industries (Stand 07-B51) produces speciality cold rolled strips in a wide range of copper and copper alloys.

  • Remote firepower [IDEX19D1]

    Besides showing a range of its renowned vehicle systems, South African defence group Denel (Stand 12-C40) has its latest RCG30 remote-controlled turret on display this week.

  • More punch for AMV [IDEX19D1]

    Patria of Finland is showing its latest Armoured Modular Vehicle (AMV) XP fitted with the Italian Leonardo Defence Systems HITFACT 120mm turret system for the first time (Stands 10-C09 and B10). This combination will provide potential customers with a highly mobile anti-tank capability, which can be rapidly deployed over long distances without the need for heavy equipment transporters (HETs), which are required for tracked vehicles with a similar capability.