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  • Hand-fired precision [SOFEX16D2]

    Raytheon is displaying part of its portfolio of missiles, focusing on the smaller end of the range that is applicable to helicopters, UAVs, vehicles and the smaller platforms that are often used to support special operations.

  • Ajban SOV awaits green light [SOFEX16D2]

    Nimr Automotive, part of Emirates Defence Industries (Hall 1, Stand B126) has expanded its range of wheeled vehicles with the development of a special operations vehicle (SOV) model of the Nimr Ajban (4x4) platform.

  • Al-Wahsh ready for production [SOFEX16D2]

    The King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) (Hall 5) is launching its latest Al-Wahsh (4x4) armoured personnel carrier (APC).

  • MineWolf finds a new lair [SOFEX16D2]

    Pearson Engineering (Hall 1, Stand A141) has expanded its range of combat engineering and counter-mobility products with the acquisition of the intellectual property (IP), designs and assets of the MineWolf Systems businesses in Germany and Switzerland.

  • Airlift for rough terrain [SOFEX16D2]

    When Sikorsky (part of Lockheed Martin) took over the PZL-Mielec company in Poland, it acquired a twin transport design that offers unique airlift capability, particularly for rough- and short- field operations.

  • Sneak in [SOFEX16D2]

    A helicopter drone so small it lands on an operator’s open palm is arguably the most effective personal reconnaissance system (PRS) on the market.

  • Shooting live at the range [SOFEX16D2]

    For military and law enforcement trainees, there is nothing better than live firing practice at an outdoor or indoor shooting range.

  • Missions of mercy [SOFEX16D2]

    Jordan’s newest emergency medical service, the Jordan Air Ambulance Centre (JAAC), is exhibiting one of its Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW139s at SOFEX, highlighting the vital work of this recently established venture.

  • Chinese UAV gains hold in Middle East [SOFEX16D2]

    Chinese unmanned air vehicle technology has made significant strides in recent times, as evidenced by the adoption by a number of Middle East nations of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) CH-4B medium-altitude long-endurance UAV.

  • Well protected for multiple roles [SOFEX16D2]

    The Ukraine State Enterprise for Foreign Trade and Investment (Promoboronexport) (Hall 3, Stand A303) has brought its latest production standard Dozor-B (4x4) armoured personnel carrier (APC), which can be seen on outdoor stand OD130.

  • Massive modularity [SOFEX16D2]

    As it prepares for the first new flight of its Airlander 10 hybrid airship, Hybrid Air Vehicles of the UK is showcasing the vehicle’s special operations credentials here at SOFEX (Hall 1, Stand A143).

  • Find the right partner [SOFEX16D2]

    The difficulties faced by small and medium-sized defence companies when trying to enter the international market, especially in the MENA region and Turkey, can be smoothed out.

  • Keep an eye out [SOFEX16D2]

    Accurate ranging has become indispensable to Special Operations and other military forces. Th is prompted Canadian firm Newcon Optik (Hall 1, Stand C110) to introduce its Seeker series of mountable rangefinders.

  • Hercules MRO masters [SOFEX16D2]

    Located across the runway from the SOFEX site and exhibiting in the national pavilion (Hall 5, Stand B536), the Jordan Aeronautical-Systems Company (JAC) was established as a joint venture between the Royal Jordanian Air Force and Marshall of Cambridge Ltd.

  • Genie in a bottle [SOFEX16D2]

    CBRN (chemical, biological, radioactive, nuclear) is dangerous. Getting it cleaned up takes some effort, but Italian firm Cristanini SpA (Hall 1, Stand B140) has an innovative range of decontamination/ detoxification systems that certainly makes it easier.

  • Two sights in one [SOFEX16D2]

    ELCAN Optical Technologies, a division of Raytheon (Hall 6, Stand C662) is to supply its Specter DR 1-4x dual-role weapon sight to Australia’s Department of Defence. The $54 million contract award followed an open competition and deliveries will start later this year.

  • Silent patroller [SOFEX16D2]

    Fresh from beating the Thales Watchkeeper with the Sagem Patroller in the competition to supply the French Army with a new tactical UAV, Ecarys GmbH (Hall 1, Stand C107), a department of Germany’s Stemme aircraft manufacturer, is promoting here the ES15 high-performance composites aircraft on which the Patroller is based.

  • Measure not predict [SOFEX16D2]

    Microflown AVISA (Hall 1, Stand A121), the Dutch company with a reputation for developing accurate and reliable gunshot and artillery localisation systems, is showcasing several products all based on its core Acoustic Multi-Mission Sensor (AMMS) technology.

  • Royal approval [SOFEX16D2]

    His Majesty King Abdullah II, Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF), yesterday inaugurated the 11th Special Operations Forces Exhibition (SOFEX) 2016.

  • Local build for Mbombe [SOFEX16D2]

    Paramount Group of South Africa and Jordan Manufacturing Services Solutions (JMSS) have signed a new contract for the local production and assembly of the Paramount Mbombe (6x6) armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) at a dedicated facility in the Dulail – King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) Industrial Park.