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MEPRO-1

Abraham Accords lets IDEX welcome new first timers

The flurry of normalisation agreements between Israel and Arab countries means Israeli defence contractors can now exhibit at Gulf defence events. The political and public...
F-35A

New Dimension to Gulf

The normalisation of relationships with Israel through the Abraham Accords will stimulate the growth of the defence industry, not least among the signatories. Leaders in...

EDITOR’S BUNKER BRIEFING (22 FEBRUARY 2021) No.46

“If at first you don't succeed, call in an airstrike.” - Unattributed. Dear Readers, The first major defence show of 2021, IDEX in Abu Dhabi, is...
UMISAS

ECA Group Completes UMISAS Sea Trials

ECA Group’s sea trials of its UMISAS synthetic aperture sonar were completed during the second half of 2020 making it possible to integrate the...
J-20

Indigenous Engine for China’s J-20 by Zhuhai Airshow?

With the delay of the Zhuhai Airshow from November 2020 to 2021, data and analytics company Globaldata expects that the new date will allow...
Airbus-Eurofighter

Airbus Defence and Space/Helicopters FY20 Results Steady in the Face of COVID-19

Airbus Defence and Space’s revenues were four percent down, at $12.5 billion (€10.4bn) in FY20 from $13.1 billion (€10.9bn) in FY19, according to Airbus’...

EDITOR’S BUNKER BRIEFING (15 FEBRUARY 2021) No.45

“A leader leads by example not by force.” - Sun Tzu Dear Readers, The 45th President of the United States, Donald J Trump, has been acquitted...
Northrop-Grumman-LongShot-1

LongShot – DARPA’s Air-Launched Armed UAV

Three leading defence companies - General Atomics, Lockheed Martin, and Northrop Grumman - have received contracts for Phase 1 design work from the US...
European Defence Agency

European Defence Agency Identifies Ten Topics With Future Potential

The European Defence Agency’s (EDA) Steering Board has identified 10 topics that will be studied to see if they are suitable to be considered...
U.S. Air Force F-16

EDITOR’S BUNKER BRIEFING (8 FEBRUARY 2021) No.44

“The more a weapon costs, the farther you will have to send it away to be repaired.” - Unattributed. Dear Readers, On 20 January 2021, the...

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