RG12 Mk4 Vehicle on Display at IDEX

February 22, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

With the cooperation and support of the Dubai Police Force, one of the RG12 Mk4 Armoured Personnel Carriers that BAE Systems has produced for the department will be on display at IDEX, an international defense exhibition being held in Abu Dhabi February 20-24, 2011. The company recently completed deliveries...

Force Protection Europe's revolutionary light protected patrol vehicle launches in the...

February 20, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Force Protection Europe's next-generation light protected patrol vehicle - the Ocelot Today (20 February 2011), Force Protection Europe's next-generation light protected patrol vehicle, Ocelot, is being launched in the Middle East at the region's largest defence and security exhibition IDEX, which takes place from 20-24 February at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre....

Abu Dhabi Set for Record-Breaking 10th IDEX

February 14, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Abu Dhabi is set to host a record-breaking IDEX edition when the show’s 10th anniversary takes place 20 – 24 February 2011 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre under the patronage of HH Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE. Addressing the official pre-event press...

Northrop Exhibits at IDEX Defense Show

February 14, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Northrop Grumman Corporation will highlight a wide range of defence and security infrastructure system solutions, including airborne early warning and control systems, unmanned aerial vehicles, fire control radars and electronic warfare systems at the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). IDEX is...

General Dynamics Awarded $44 Million contract for Saudi Tank Work

January 19, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, was recently awarded two contracts worth $44 million for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's tank program. The contracts were awarded by the U

Gulf countries over-buying defence hardware over weak Iran threat: Forecast International

January 18, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Some Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries may be susceptible to over-buying for a certain kind of threat that is not readily apparent, Forecast International said in its latest report on Middle East military spending. Fearing Iran's regional strength the GCC states continue to seek a distinct qualitative military-technological edge over Tehran," Forecast International analyst Dan Darling says


January 12, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

The Institute for Near East and Gulf Military Analysis – INEGMA is proud to announce a 70% reservation of the exhibiting space at the second edition of the Security Middle East Show – SMES to take place on 7-9 April, 2011 at BIEL, Beirut, Lebanon. This year’s SMES is offering all its exhibitors exclusive facilities which include stand contracting, shipping services and accommodation packages to help them benefit the most from this pioneer event

Qatar Air Force commences evaluation to acquire 36 new fighter planes

November 15, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

The Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) has launched a competition to buy a new fighter plane to replace its ageing Dasault Mirage 2000-5s. Evaluation of the likely candidates has begun, the service’s commander, Brig

No offsets clause in UAE's $5 billion Apache helicopter deal

November 10, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

There will be no offsets clause in U.A

Sagem to supply Navigation Systems for Abu Dhabi-Class Frigates

October 29, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

Sagem (Safran group) has won a contract from Italian shipyard Fincantieri SpA to deliver and integrate the Sigma 40 inertial navigation systems on the new Abu Dhabi class anti-submarine warfare (ASW) frigate. Integrated in the ship’s combat system, the Sigma 40 ring laser gyro inertial navigation system is a critical part of the ship

Saudi Arabia plans to buy eight modern frigates from Lockheed Martin

October 28, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

Saudi Arabia, which is looking to buy eight modern frigate-sized warships.Saudi Arabia is one of the "bright opportunities," along with the Asia/Pacific region, as foreign navies look to upgrade capabilities despite the downturn in defense spending, Orlando Carvalho, president, Lockheed Mission Systems & Sensors, told journalists on the sidelines of the Euronaval trade show

Goodrich awarded $10 million contract for fighter aircraft from Egyptian Air Force

October 12, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

Goodrich has been awarded a $10.84 million contract for one DB110 reconnaissance pod system for use on the F-16C/D Block 50/52 fighter aircraft being purchased by the Egyptian Air Force