After New Uzi, IWI To Introduce NEGEV Variant Called The NG7

March 6, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Just months after introducing the Uzi Pro, the Israeli Weapons Industries will showcase the latest addition to the NEGEV family, the NG7. The NEGEV NG7 is exceptionally lightweight, weighing less than 8 kg, it can be fired from a variety of mounts, including special mounts on helicopters, land vehicles,...

Lockheed Martin Receives $1.96 Bn THAAD Production Contract for the United Arab

January 2, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] received an undefinitized contract totaling $1.96 billion to produce the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Weapon System for the Missile Defense Agency and the United Arab Emirates

Cubic Wins Training Contract Worth $120 Million from Middle East

December 13, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Cubic Corporation announced today that it has signed a prime contract with a major Middle East customer to provide comprehensive marksmanship and small arms training capabilities. Worth more than $120 million including various options, it is the largest single contract ever awarded to Cubic's Simulation System Division, based in

The US$63 Billion Dubai Airshow Closes

November 20, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

The Dubai Airshow closed its doors today on a successful week which saw US$63.3 billion worth of orders for aircraft, maintenance services and flight training programmes

GE Aviation Orders Top $13B at Dubai Air Show

November 17, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

At the 2011 Dubai Air Show, GE Aviation and CFM International, a 50/50 joint venture between GE and Snecma (SAFRAN group), announced engine and service orders valued at more than $13.8 billion

UAE Firm Introduces Armed Drone at Dubai Air Show

November 17, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Emirati group Adcom Systems introduced an armed drone at the Dubai Airshow on Thursday, developed at a time when many military powers continue to import the unmanned aircraft increasingly used in warfare. The MALE (Medium Altitude Long Endurance) plane should begin testing in early December and be available to customers in February, Ali al-Dhaheri, the president of the Abu Dhabi-based company, told AFP

Boeing, Oman Air Announce Order for Six Boeing 787 Dreamliners

November 15, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Boeing and Oman Air, Sultanate of Oman 's flagship carrier, today announced an order for six Boeing 787-8s at the Dubai Airshow. The airline completed an arrangement with Boeing and Kuwait -based leasing company ALAFCO to transfer existing orders for the six Dreamliners from ALAFCO to Oman Air


November 13, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Honeywell(NYSE: HON) has signed a new distribution agreement with commercial and military aviation supplier, Transworld Aviation, that will enable broader spares, parts and maintenance provisioning for Middle Eastern and African (MEA) defence customers and commercial helicopter operators, (excluding United Arab Emirates). Juan Picon, Vice President Defense & Space International at Honeywell Aerospace, said: "Transworld Aviation has a strong relationship with local customers and is ideally located in Dubai, the central business hub for MEA

Finmeccanica takes part at the Dubai Airshow: high-tech partnership with the UAE...

November 13, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Finmeccanica, through its Companies Alenia Aeronautica, Alenia Aermacchi, AgustaWestland and SELEX Sistemi Integrati, will take part at the Dubai Airshow which will be held from 13 to 17 November. The United Arab Emirates, a country with unprecedented economic and industrial diversification, is a strong commercial partner for Finmeccanica which has a long dated presence in the region through its Operating Companies

CASSIDIAN signs contract to provide Ectocryp IP crypto devices to the Middle...

September 22, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Cassidian announces the contract win for an agreement with Emiraje Systems LLC for the provision of ECTOCRYP cryptography products for the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces Command and Control System (ECCS). Cassidian will provide ECCS with a version of the award-winning UK developed product ECTOCRYP

Launching of the Security Middle East Show – SMES 2011

August 26, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Lebanese Minister of Interior Marwan Charbel : The Show is of High Significance as it is Closely Related to Security. Mr

Minister MacKay Announces New Defence Partnership with Kuwait on logistical support

July 12, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Today, the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, as part of two days of meetings in the Middle East, stewarded the signing of a Canada-Kuwait Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The Memorandum of Understanding is a framework document to allow for logistical support to Canadian operations in Afghanistan