Dubai Airshow 2021, the world’s biggest aviation event since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, closed on Thursday with more than Dh286.5 billion (US$78 billion) worth of commercial and defense contracts signed during the five days of the show
At the presence of Senator Stefania Pucciarelli, Italy’s Undersecretary of State for Defense, the delivery of the corvette “Al Zubarah” took place Thursday at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard in Italy.
The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Kuwait of Heavy Tactical Vehicles with support and related equipment for an estimated cost of $445 million.
ADSB, the regional leader in the new build, repair, maintenance, refit and conversion of naval and commercial vessels, was awarded an AED3.5 billion (US$0.96 billion) contract by the Ministry of Defense (MOD) and UAE Navy, to build Falaj 3-class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs).
Dassault Aviation announced that the Arab Republic of Egypt has decided to purchasean additional 30 Rafales to equip its air force.
The 15th edition of the International Defence Exhibition (IDEX) and the Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX) has been concluded by the Higher Organising Committee for the exhibitions. The five-day events have seen extensive local and international participation.
MBDA has been awarded a contract from the Egyptian Navy for the VL MICA NG (New Generation) air defense system to equip its Egyptian corvettes.
The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Kuwait of AH-64E Apache Helicopters and related equipment for an estimated cost of $4.0 billion.