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  • Proven workhorse [SOFEX16D3]

    Regarded by operators globally as the most flexible and proven airlifter, the C-130J Super Hercules from Lockheed Martin (Hall 1, C101) has been selected by 16 nations to date.

  • Pride of lions [SOFEX16D3]

    The King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) (outside Hall 5) has unveiled the latest version of its heavy armoured personnel carrier (APC).

  • Work together [SOFEX16D3]

    “This exhibition has an important role in discussing and finding solutions to the security challenges facing countries in the region and around the globe.”

  • Royal Automobile Museum expands remit [SOFEX16D3]

    HM King Abdullah II inaugurated the Royal Automobile Museum in 2003, which is the first public automotive museum in the Arab world, and serves as a fitting tribute to the late King Hussein.

  • Airborne protection [SOFEX16D3]

    Protection of air assets such as helicopters has become increasingly important as the threat array has not only intensified in recent years, but has also shifted in focus from large missile systems to man-portable missiles and gunfire.

  • Black Hawk remains firm favourite [SOFEX16D3]

    Since entering US Army service in 1979, the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk has cemented its position as the West’s primary assault transport helicopter and is now in service with 24 nations.

  • Light gunship maintains watch [SOFEX16D3]

    Two years after the type made its public debut at SOFEX, one of Joint Special Operation Command’s two AC-235 light gunships has returned to the show site.

  • More firepower from Belarus [SOFEX16D3]

    The Republic of Belarus had developed and placed in production an upgrade package for the widely deployed Russian BM-21A 122mm (40-round) artillery rocket system (ARS).

  • Indonesian export drive [SOFEX16D3]

    With the rapid expansion of the Indonesian defence industrial base (Hall 3, Stand A302), especially in the key area of equipment for land forces, Indonesia has now started to try to export some of its equipment.

  • Powerful alliance [SOFEX16D3]

    Four of the world’s most recognisable names in armaments, optics and aiming systems have come together to provide the military and law enforcement agencies with the best possible solutions.

  • From training to tactical [SOFEX16D3]

    Cubic Global Defense is regarded the world over primarily as a provider of training systems and solutions.

  • Head-turning tiltrotor on show [SOFEX16D3]

    Drawing significant interest among visitors is the Bell-Boeing MV-22 Osprey on the outdoor display.

  • Take-off for Mwari [SOFEX16D3]

    Paramount Group (Chalet CS3) has announced the formal launch of the Mwari, the group’s military version of the AHRLAC (advanced high-performance reconnaissance light aircraft) that is flying in prototype form.

  • What the cat ‘sees’ [SOFEX16D3]

    Protecting a temporary base or other assets could be done very effectively with the mobile KATEYE system from Advanced Defense Systems (Hall 6, Stand C601).

  • Not so blind [SOFEX16D3]

    Renowned Czech weapons maker FK-Brno (Hall 1, Stand B151) is attracting attention at SOFEX with its exhibition hall poster headlined ‘The Blind Sniper’.

  • No fair fight [SOFEX16D3]

    Considering the integrated electronic warfare capabilities offered by DRS Technologies (Hall 6, Stand C612), it is no wonder its marketing material refers to “Nobody wants a fair fight”.

  • Rosomak grows into a wolf [SOFEX16D3]

    The Polish Armaments Group (Hall 1, Stand C128) has proposed a new 120mm direct fire support vehicle called Wolf.

  • China pushes SAM for export [SOFEX16D3]

    China Aerospace Long-March International (Hall 3, Stand B 301) is marketing its FN-16 man-portable surface-to-air missile (SAM) as a standalone low-level air defence system, or as part of a layered system to engage air targets from low to high altitude.

  • Training with Swiss precision [SOFEX16D3]

    Switzerland’s Pilatus Aircraft has gained considerable success in the region with its PC-21 turboprop trainer, which is now in service in Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as well as with Singapore and Switzerland.

  • Fits like a glove [SOFEX16D3]

    Aglove with a laser designator makes so much sense in the helicopter cockpit where the pilot’s workload is already heavy.