NIMR Automotive to be awarded major UAE Armed Forces contracts for armoured vehicles

ABU DHABI, 23 February 2017 – NIMR Automotive, a subsidiary of Emirates Defense Industries Company (EDIC), the UAE’s integrated defence manufacturing and services platform, today announced that the UAE Armed Forces intends to award three new contracts to NIMR for over 1,750 armoured vehicles. NIMR...

Trump and Iran: Towards escalation?

The election of Donald Trump as US President has immediately led to concerns about the implications for the nuclear deal that has been agreed between Iran and the so-called P5+1 (the permanent five members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany). The deal resulted...

Rohde & Schwarz at IDEX 2017

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Rohde & Schwarz offers technologically advanced systems for radiomonitoring and secure communications. At IDEX 2017 in Abu Dhabi, the German electronics company will present its ELINT solution for detecting, monitoring and analyzing radar signals. A further highlight will be the innovative platform of interoperable, powerful communications...

Almaz-Antey Corporation will take part for IDEX 2017 show

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The Almaz-Antey Corporation will display a wide array of its military products at the IDEX 2017 arms show in Abu Dhabi (UAE) from 19 to 23 February 2017. The Almaz-Antey Corporation will display a wide array of its military products at the IDEX 2017 arms...

UK details involvement with Antonov

During a visit to Ukraine on 20th January the United Kingdom’s defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon met the staff of Antonov in Kiev. Sir Michael was shown the prototype An-132D turboprop transport being jointly developed by Antonov and Saudi Arabia’s Taqnia Aeronautics and King...

Denel Highlights its Capabilities

Expectations of rapid growth in defence spending in countries in the Middle East offer platforms for Denel’s participation in the region’s top defence exhibition next month. 31 January 2017 Zwelakhe Ntshepe, the Acting Chief Executive of Denel says the company will have a strong presence at...

Kuznetsov transits through English channel

The Russian Navy’s flag ship the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier is on her way home. She passed through the English Channel on 24th January, heading back to her Kola Bay naval base in the Barents Sea. She took a similar route on 21st October 2016,...

Camcopter to the Rescue

S-100 Camcopter
In November, Schiebel’s S-100 Camcopter Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) finished its third mission with the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) charity assisting the rescue of stranded refugees in the Mediterranean fleeing war-torn North African and Middle Eastern areas. The S-100 has been providing support...

Huron Moves Forward

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At the Azerbaijan International Defence Industry Exhibition (ADEX 2016) this September AZCAN presented its latest Huron Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC), blending Canadian and Azerbaijani expertise. AZCAN’s Huron: “incorporates a revolutionary lightweight armour that increases manoeuvrability and speed performance in comparison with other similarly-sized vehicles...

Patria Purchases

Patria AMV
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be receiving additional eight-wheel drive AMVs (Armoured Modular Vehicles) under a contract awarded to Patria announced on 28 January. The UAE Army fielded up to 15 AMVs in 2008 including a model that is 0.4-metres (1.4-feet) longer with...

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