Military


Sharp eyes [IDEX19D3]

Making its public debut at the IDEX show is the Sikorsky UH-60M Armed Black Hawk, the first having been officially unveiled in January during an event attended by the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and…


IDEX 2019: UAE updates offset policy

The UAE has announced an update to the country’s offset policies, allowing indirect offset programmes in a range of sustainability and infrastructure sectors, as well as changing the methods for undertaking investments in the country….


Bold vision [IDEX19D1]

As the premier defence and security exhibition in the Middle East/ North Africa region, IDEX draws leading defence companies from the UAE and around the world to display the latest technologies and products to an…



Poland signs HIMARS contract

On 13 February Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak signed a contract for the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) in the presence of President Andrzej Duda and US Vice President Mike Pence. The USD414…




Spain joins Franco–German future fighter project

Spain has formally joined the Franco–German effort to develop a Next-Generation Fighter (NGF) aircraft as part of a wider Future Combat Air System (FCAS), with a letter of intent (LOI) signed on 14 February. The…