Conferences & Events
Oman to Host Top Military Logistics Conference
Global experts and leading Defence Organisations will head to Oman this October for the 'Joint Military Logistics' Conference which shall discuss issues related to establishing an integrated, tri-service logistics
Ready for lift-off
The countdown has begun for the launch of the UAE’s first Earth observation satellite, which will see the country take a giant leap into the world of space technology.Next Saturday will herald the start of a new chapter in the UAE’s scientific
Kuwait plans $314m Infantry Vehicle Upgrade
The government of Kuwait has requested US Defense Security Cooperation Agency for a $314 million upgrade for its Desert Warrior infantry fighting vehicle. The upgrade includes installation of the improved thermal sight system 2nd generation
Dubai airshow 2009 attracts top aerospace names
The Dubai Airshow has attracted top names in the aerospace industry to the new Emirates Hall, its fourth exhibition area, created due to unprecedented demand.
Bahrain airport installs bomb scanners
Special machines that will scan airline passengers' baggage for explosives are being installed at Bahrain International Airport (BIA), making Bahrain only the second country in the Gulf to introduce new security measures.
Fire support and artillery summit on way
The region's first and only summit on fire support and artillery, Future Artillery Middle East 2009 will be held from October 18 to 21 at the Armed Forces Officers Club in Abu Dhabi.
Fire support and artillery summit on way
The region's first and only summit on fire support and artillery, Future Artillery Middle East 2009 will be held from October 18 to 21 at the Armed Forces Officers Club in Abu
Two French firms win Iraq contracts: bosses
Two French companies said on Friday they had won business contracts worth up to 90 million euros from the Iraqi authorities to build naval craft and an airport in the country.
Egypt wants S-400 to counter Iran
In a sign of mounting concern about Teheran's missile capability, the Egyptian military recently expressed interest in purchasing the Russian-made, advanced S-300 and S-400 air defense
EADS Wins Giant Saudi Border Deal
Defence and aerospace group EADS has won a contract worth an estimated $2.27bn (£1.4bn) to help Saudi Arabia improve its border
Abu Dhabi Ship Building starts work on Bahrain landing craft
Four vessels will be built for the Royal Bahrain Naval ForceAbu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) has begun work on the first of two steel landing craft being built for the Royal Bahrain Naval Forces.The contract for the 42m vessels was won against stiff
Saudi eyes new Eurofighter, F-15 deals
Saudi Arabia is stepping up efforts to acquire advanced fighter jets to renew its combat fleet, sources following the matter said on Thursday.Saudi Arabia is in talks with Britain over possibly doubling a recent purchase of 72 Eurofighter Typhoons
UAE in advanced talks to buy French fighter jets
The United Arab Emirates' military has told France about its requirements for the Rafale fighter plane, the state news agency WAM has reported, as talks continue on the aircraft's possible first overseas sale.'The Government of France has received
France, UAE edge toward Rafale fighter deal
French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Friday welcomed progress in talks with the United Arab Emirates on a multi-billion-dollar deal for the sale of 60 Rafale fighter jets.
Italian Customs Service delivers three FPB to Libyan Coast Guard
On May 14th 2009, the Italian Customs Service officially delivered three BIGLIANI-class fast patrol boats to the Libyan Coast Guard.
Thales to provide high performance mission systems for United Arab Emirates Air Force Maritime Patrol Programme
Thales and Provincial Aerospace Ltd announced their selection, following a challenging international competition, by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force to upgrade two of its aircraft into Maritime Patrol Aircraft.
International Military-Technical Forum “ARMY-2020”
23 - 29
Kubinka Air Base, Moscow Region - Russia
08 - 11
Kielce Fairground - Poland
Africa Aerospace and Defence - AAD2020
16 - 20
Tshwane - South Africa
Global Aerospace Summit 2020
28 - 29
Abu Dhabi, - United Arab Emirates
THE WORLD DEFENCE ALMANAC 2020