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Russia is Offering UAE to Produce Components for Su-57 Fighter Jet

MOSCOW, (BM) - Just a few days ago, the US said that there had been no active discussions with the UAE so far about the purchase of the US stealth fighter F-35. This prompted Russia to offer the UAE the opportunity to produce the components needed to develop the Russian equivalent, the Su-57, if a deal is reached between the two countries. Read

UAE Buys CH-47F Chinook Cargo Helicopters Totalling $830 Million

ABU DHABI, (BM) - The Government of the United Arab Emirates has requested to buy ten (10) CH-47F Chinook cargo helicopters; twenty-six (26) T55-GA-714A Engines; twenty-four (24) Embedded Global Positioning Systems with Inertial Navigation System (GPS/INS); twelve (12) AN/AAR-57 Common Missile Warning Systems (CMWS); twenty (20) M134D-H Mini Guns;

The United Arab Emirates Create the Biggest Defense Conglomerate in the Middle East

ABU DHABI, (BM) - The effective ruler of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced Tuesday that 25 government-owned and independent companies are to combine to create one of the Middle East’s biggest defense groups, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting CNBC. Read more: UAE: the Attack on Four Tankers is Coordinated Operation Most Likely by a

Israel Sells Sophisticated Spy Planes to UAE

JERUSALEM, (BM) - A report prepared by the law firm “Appleby” and published by the Israeli newspaper Haaretz revealed that the UAE had signed a contract with the Israeli occupation to get sophisticated spy planes, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting MEMO. Read more: Israel`s Rafael Unveils its Next-Gen Flagship Solutions for Land and Air

Classified Note: French Weapons Are Being Used by the UAE and Saudi Arabia in Yemen

PARIS, France (BulgarianMilitary.com) - French weapons are being used by the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia in Yemen, according to a classified military note revealed on 15 April which contradicts public statements from France's government, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Shephard Media. The note from the French military

Leonardo Signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Abu Dhabi Ship Building

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On 19th February 2019 Leonardo announced that the company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) at the IDEX International Defence Exhibition in Abu Dhabi, the UAE, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The goal of the MoU is to enhance the

Arnold Defense to display FLETCHER Laser Guided Rocket Launcher at IDEX

ABU DHABI, the UAE (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Arnold Defense, the St Louis based manufacturer of 2.75-inch rocket launchers, will be at this year’s International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2019) to showcase the FLETCHER Laser Guided Rocket Launcher, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Arnold Defense’s FLETCHER weapon system, first

Finland Will Not Issue New Arms Export Permits to Saudi Arabia and UAE

HELSINKI, Finland (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Due to the humanitarian situation in Yemen Finland will not issue new arms export permits to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates as reported by the Finish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Lockheed Martin Will Supply the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with MMSCs A…

US Army Can Afford 100 More Advanced Patriot Missiles Due to UAE Missile Sales

WASHINGTON, the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com), 7 August 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: BreakingDefence.com According to a reprogramming request to shift fiscal 2018 funding, sent to Congress in June, the U.S. Army intends to purchase 100 of the newest variant of Patriot missiles. The purchase is possible thanks to the sale of…

The Armed Forces of UAE Are Expecting Its First Rabdan

PARIS, France (BulgarianMilitary.com), June 21, 2018, Author: Bm Team, Photo: Defence Blog This year the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates expect to receive and field its first Rabdan IFV (Infantry Fighting Vehicle), reported Defence Blog. The Rabdan IFV has been purchased from the developer of the amphibious vehicle - Al Jasoor, which…

IDEX 2017: Polaris outlines technology goals

Polaris Defense is eyeing a number of advanced technologies and the introduction of unmanned capabilities to its range of high-mobility platforms. Jane's has also learned that the company's four-seat diesel MRZR-D4 vehicle will shortly start trials in the United Arab Emirates and is undergoing evaluation with the British Army. Speaking at…

Dh19 billion in military deals reached in Abu Dhabi

The final day of Idex and Navdex 2017 saw military procurement deals worth more than Dh3.4 billion, bringing the total number of sales to almost a whopping Dh19.2 billion - exceeding Idex 2015's exhibition by almost Dh1 billion. Naval Staff Colonel Fahed Nasser Al Thehli, Official Spokesperson of Navdex 2017, announced eight new deals on…

Sheikh Mohammed, Anil Ambani discuss defence, aerospace

Trade and investment issues figured prominently at a meeting in Abu Dhabi between His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and Anil Ambani, chairman of India's diversified Reliance Group. They also discussed various business opportunities, particularly in the defence…