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Rheinmetall has developed a hybrid Protection module that combines passive and active protection techniques to protect armored vehicles from anti-tank and ballistic threats, such as small caliber arms and fragments. Rheinmetall will unveil the new module at the IDEX 2019 exhibition in Abu Dhabi next week.
Sand-X Motors has launched an unmanned version of its Tracked All-Terrain Vehicle (T-ATV 1200).
The UAE plans to acquire 4,500 used MRAP package from US military surplus, to improve force protection and protected mobility for land forces. The emirate is also planning to add a ballistic missile regiment, equipped with 12 HIMARS mobile launchers and 100 ATACMS ballistic guided missiles
The German PSM group, the manufacturer of the Puma armoured infantry fighting vehicle is displaying this armored vehicle at the Eurosatory exhibition following a successful series of tests demonstrating the vehicle's performance under extreme climatic conditions. Last year the Puma has undergone hot, dry testing in the UAE 2013, which followed the cold weather testing in Norway in 2012
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The UAE is getting ready to face the Iranian threat. Jobaria Defense Systems (JDS) Multiple Cradle Launcher MCL has unveiled its Multiple Cradle 122mm...
A multi-billion arms deal offered by the US to key Middle-East allies bundles advanced fighter planes, strike weapons, radars and special mission aircraft, sold separately to Israel, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Convinces the UAE to increase the number of their Desert Falcons, instead of buying Rafale or Typhoons could derail European sales efforts in the region. Likewise, offerring radars and surplus USAF tankers to Israel would hurt Israeli efforts to soffer its own tankers, converted from commercial aircraft.
Boeing and Abu Dhabi Autonomous Systems Investments Company (ADASI) have signed a teaming agreement pursuing opportunities for marketing unmanned systems in the Middle East. The teaming agreement...
Kuwait is planning to invest up to US$.2 billion in bolstering its missile defense capability with the acquisition of four Patrion PAC-3 units, in an effort to strengthen its deterrance against potential Iranian missile attack
Pilatus Aircraft announced today the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) has awarded a contract to Pilatus for the procurement of a complete PC-21 Training System, consisting of a fleet of 24 PC-21 trainer aircraft and Ground Based Training System. The first aircraft will arrive in Qatar by mid 2014, training will start mid-2015.
Russian Helicopters is adding to its global presence, most recently by opening up an office in Vietnam, in anticipation to benefit from the booming growth in Vietnam and gaining access to broader markets in Southeast Asia and as far as Australia
Seeking to establish home grown UAS development and manufacturing capability, the UAE is becoming a test case for Medium Altitude Long Endurance UAS export. Two companies intend to compete on the emirate's tender - the UAE based International Golden Group (IGG) and Turkish based TAI. With designs considered marginally compliant with MTCR guidelines, this case could become a game changer in the UAS export market, pushing leading UAS manufacturers to offer innovative design solutions to meet new operational objectives within these MTCR guidelines.
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