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  • Sharp eyes [IDEX19D3]

    Making its public debut at the IDEX show is the Sikorsky UH-60M Armed Black Hawk, the first having been officially unveiled in January during an event attended by the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Three of the helicopters are participating in the tactical demonstration, and another is on static display at the NAVDEX waterfront site.

  • Falcon has the UAE in its sights [IDEX19D3]

    Yesterday at IDEX Lockheed Martin, Diehl Defence and Saab launched a new short-/medium-range ground-based air defence (GBAD) system. Known as Falcon and initiated as a programme in 2016, the system draws on the command and control, missile and radar expertise of the three companies to create an integrated standalone system that offers exceptional capability in its class.

  • UAE Patriot deals [IDEX19D3]

    At yesterday’s daily UAE General Headquarters press briefing, a contract with Raytheon was announced covering the supply of Patriot launcher systems, worth approximately AED5.73 billion (US$1.56 billion).

  • Multi-domain training expertise [IDEX19D3]

    Around three-and-a-half years ago, Canadian-headquartered training system integrator CAE established its regional office in Abu Dhabi, reflecting increased business in the Gulf region, and in the UAE in particular. The company’s first Middle East business was to deliver flight simulators to the Royal Saudi Air Force in 1982, and in 2002 it began its association with the UAE with the establishment of the joint-venture Emirates-CAE Flight Training facility.

  • Target drone sees first action [IDEX19D3]

    Leonardo's new M-40 target drone has completed its first live missions for the Italian Navy during a recent training exercise at an armed forces test range.

  • XLOONG USV breaks cover [IDEX19D3]

    Recognising growing naval interest in the potential of unmanned and autonomous systems, China Shipbuilding Trading Co (CSSC, Stand 10-E03) has unveiled its XLOONG unmanned surface vessel (USV) concept at IDEX.

  • Empowering industry for a better tomorrow [IDEX19D3]

    Tawazun Economic Council (Outdoor CP-300) has announced the launch of the Defense and Security Development Fund with a capital of AED2.5 billion (approximately $680 million).

  • Protect valuable assets [IDEX19D3]

    For the protection of maritime and land-based assets, the MARSS Group (Stand B-024) offers its NiDAR and RADiRguard perimeter protection systems.

  • The outlook is golden [IDEX19D3]

    International Golden Group (IGG), the Abu Dhabi-based supplier of high-end defence and security systems, is hosting more than 120 international defence companies from the US, Europe and Asia at the 1,600m2 IGG Stand 04-C20.

  • Highly protected [IDEX19D3]

    General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) (Stand 03-C07) is showing for the first time in the Middle East a model of its new infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) it has proposed for the Australian Army Land 400 Phase 3 requirement for a mounted close combat capability (MCCC), and other potential export customers.

  • Survival assured [IDEX19D3]

    Rheinmetall (Stand 09-A10, German Pavilion) is launching its new Hybrid Protection Module (HPM) here at IDEX, which combines active and passive technology.

  • Training and turrets [IDEX19D3]

    CMI Defence of Belgium (Stand 12-B05) is emphasising its training capability, as well as its expanding range of weapon systems.

  • Military spending soars [IDEX19D3]

    Local and international companies were awarded contracts worth AED4.9 billion (approximately US$1.35 billion), it was announced on the opening day of IDEX 2019.

  • Modular ship self-protection [IDEX19D3]

    MBDA (Stand 07-A07) has unveiled details of a new containerised ship self-protection system designed to provide otherwise unarmed ships with a short-range defence capability in high threat zones.

  • Wind tunnel tests for missile [IDEX19D3]

    Raytheon Missile Systems (Stand 03-B07) has completed an extensive programme of wind tunnel testing for the extended-range version of the AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to- Air Missile (AMRAAM) as part of qualification for integration with the NASAMS surface-to-air missile system.

  • APC version of Al-Wahsh on show [IDEX19D3]

    The Jordanian King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB, Stand 01-B08) is displaying its latest Al-Wahsh (4x4) armoured fighting vehicle in the armoured personnel carrier (APC) configuration. This is now in quantity production and is based on a Tatra (4x4) platform fitted with independent suspension, which gives a high level of cross-country mobility and a good ride for the crew.

  • Multi-role Ajban is here [IDEX19D3]

    IDEX 2019 is the venue for the first showing of the Ajban 447A (4x4) multi-role armoured vehicle (MRAV) by NIMR Automotive LLC (Emirates Defence Industries Company Stand 05-A05).

  • Red Arrow strikes [IDEX19D3]

    NORINCO (China North Industries Corporation; Stand 10- E22, Chinese Pavilion) is showing its Red Arrow 10 anti-tank guided weapon (ATGW) system installed on the VN1 (8x8) armoured personnel carrier (APC) platform.

  • AEW goes unmanned [IDEX19D3]

    Employing UAVs for intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance (ISR) and attack duties has become an everyday part of military operations, but now China is developing a UAV that can undertake the role of airborne early warning. Using a UAV for the role not only offers considerable operational cost savings, but can also release larger and more capable manned AEW platforms for more critical missions.

  • Off-road transformer [IDEX19D3]

    Polaris Government and Defense (Stand CP-412), a division of USA-based Polaris Industries Inc, is showcasing at IDEX its MRZR X multimode vehicle platform, which is currently undergoing field trials in a squad integration evaluation with the US Army as part of the Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport (SMET) programme.

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