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  • More roles for Survivor R [IDX15D3]

    Being shown for the first time at IDEX 2015 is the Survivor R configured in the four-person command post role. The vehicles is a joint development between Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (Stand 09-A10) of Germany and Austria’s Achleitner. Survivor R consists of a slightly modified

  • Patrol boat pedigree [IDX15D3]

    Based in Abu Dhabi’s Al Sadr Port area, Al Fattan Ship Industry (Stand B-038) has in recent years emerged as a key supplier of patrol craft to the UAE Coast Guard, including an AED18.5 million contract for eight vessels announced at IDEX on Monday. Examples of the company’s products

  • Unmanned array [IDX15D3]

    China’s CATIC is marketing an astonishing array of unmanned aerial vehicle designs, but is displaying just a few of these on its stand (11-A24). These represent a selection of developed and mature designs capable of fulfilling real operational roles, and which CATIC believe might meet the

  • Making it real [IDX15D3]

    Simulation and war-gaming are increasingly invaluable tools to armed forces that tend to operate increasingly complex systems, writes Sam J Basch. This is where UK-based NSC (Stand 05-D28) comes into its own, with cutting-edge simulation and analysis-driven training for military academies and

  • Simulators for the Gulf [IDX15D3]

    Gene Colabatistto, CAE’s group president of Defence and Security, believes that the Middle East will be a growth market for simulation and training systems. Already the number one supplier of flight simulators in the region to both civil and defence customers, he expects the company to build

  • A tiny trace gives it away [IDX15D3]

    For the sake of passenger and cargo security, as well as protecting infrastructure and transport assets, improved screening for explosives and other dangerous substances is increasingly imperative. Germany-based Bruker Detection (Stand 06-A26) has just met stringent new aviation standards for its

  • Mirach 40 target flies [IDX15D3]

    Finmeccanica’s Selex ES business has conducted the first flight tests of its new Mirach 40 aerial target vehicle, the company confirmed during IDEX 2015. The latest in the line of Mirach air targets, the Mirach 40 is designed to provide realistic, high-fidelity threat simulation at a

  • Multi-static solutions for ASW [IDX15D3]

    With many regional navies studying options to introduce or improve anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capabilities, Ultra Electronics (UK Pavilion, Stand 05-D20) is pressing the merits of its advanced sonobuoy and acoustic processing technology. Sonobuoys are expendable air- or ship-launched devices that

  • Turrets for the UAE [IDX15D3]

    On 20 February, just before IDEX began, L-3 Wescam announced that it had received an order for 28 MX-15D electro-optical/infrared imaging and target designator turrets from Iomax USA. These will have high-definition EO and IR imaging sensors, a two-channel colour and low-light spotter, a laser

  • FLIR Systems opens UAE office [IDX15D3]

    FLIR Systems (Stand CP-331) has announced the opening of a new office and support facility in the New Ministries Complex in Al Muntazah, close to Khalifa Park in Abu Dhabi. The facility has a fully equipped and dedicated operator training space, as well as areas for product service and maintenance.

  • Smart launcher [IDX15D3]

    Being shown at IDEX for the first time is an innovative new weapons carrier from the UK’s Cobham (Stand 06-A23), writes Jon Lake. The carrier, known colloquially as the ‘Cobham launcher’, is being carried on the inboard underwing stations of the Eurofighter Typhoon Full Scale