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Rocket Launcher Production Deal

The EXCALIBUR ARMY company has signed an agreement with Indonesian firm PT REPUBLIK DEFENSINDO on the production, which will begin this year, of the Czech RM-70 VAMPIRE rocket launchers in Indonesia. The project represents a continuation of the cooperation between the companies and follows up on the supply of RM-70 VAMPIRE rocket launchers for the […]

EDGE Group Signs Tri-Party Agreement

EDGE Group has signed a tri-party strategic cooperation agreement with Ukrainian state-owned defence conglomerate UkrOboronProm, and Ukrspecexport, a Ukrainian state-owned arms trading company. The agreement will enable the three entities to exchange and develop advanced technologies that could lead to over US$1Bn worth of investments. His Excellency Faisal Al Bannai, CEO and Managing Director of […]

ADSB Launches Patrol Boats at NAVDEX

ADSB, the regional leader in build, repair, maintenance, refit and conversion of naval and commercial vessels, has unveiled 16m and 12m Fast Patrol Boats (FPB) which were both fully designed and built in the UAE by ADSB. They were launched on the first day of NAVDEX 2021 which takes place alongside IDEX at Abu Dhabi […]



Tawazun & MBDA Sign Cooperation Agreement

Tawazun and MBDA have signed a head of terms agreement with the intent to cooperate in the field of smart guided weapon systems. Matar Ali Romaithi, Chief Officer of the Economic Development Unit at Tawazun and Florent Duleux, Group Export Sales Director at MBDA, signed the document during this year’s IDEX exhibition. This was done […]

Expal Systems at IDEX 2021

EXPAL Systems is exhibiting at IDEX 2021 with its latest developments and technologies to enhance operational capabilities of Air, Land and Sea armed forces. One of the key user-tailoured solutions developed by EXPAL in the last year is its new state-of-the-art mortar system. Named Dual-EIMOS, this 81mm on-board mortar on a 4×4 light tactical vehicle can […]

KALYANI 4×4 to be Built in India

Global Aerospace and Technology company Paramount Group and India based Engineering & Technology conglomerate Bharat Forge Limited have announced a venture that will see them join technologies, capabilities and expertise to manufacture armoured vehicles in India. An agreement to this effect was signed by both companies during the IDEX 2021 expo. The KALYANI M4 is […]



Cerbair Counter UAV Solutions

Since 2015, CERBAIR (BOOTH 07-A05) has based all its detection solutions on the analysis of the radiofrequency spectrum. Called HYDRA, it is a direction finding system with sensors that scan the electromagnetic spectrum for frequencies used by the communication protocols of commercial drones. As soon as a signal is intercepted, HYDRA characterises it through comparison […]

Al-Jasoor to Work on RABDAN HELWS Integration

AL JASOOR, the exclusive supplier of the RABDAN 8×8 IFV, has announced its collaboration with Raytheon Emirates and Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S) to embed a High-Energy Laser Weapon System (HELWS) onto the RABDAN. EARTH, a leading facilitator of state-of-the-art R&D, engineering, and technology integration (a sister entity of AL JASOOR within EDGE) is responsible […]

Paramount Group Launches N-RAVEN

Paramount Advanced Technologies (PAT), subsidiary to Paramount Group, has announced the launch of its long-range, precision strike and cost-effective swarming UAV system, N-RAVEN, at IDEX 2021. The aim is to bolster tactical situational awareness and precision strike capabilities while minimising personnel risk and collateral damage. The N-RAVEN family has been designed for technology transfer and portable […]



Mercedes-Benz at IDEX 2021

There will be selected examples from the broad Mercedes-Benz Arocs, Zetros and Unimog logistics vehicle portfolios, as well as Sprinter and G-Class models, at IDEX 2021. The vehicles, together with their various bodies and conversions, show configurations suited to the requirements of customers from different public authorities and security organisations.

Iveco Defence Vehicles at IDEX 2021

IDEX 2021 gives Iveco Defence Vehicles the chance to display its newest developments and to highlight its latest commercial successes to customers and visitors. Medium Tactical Vehicle Iveco Defence Vehicles benefits from a consolidated experience in the domain of multirole protected vehicles. With the best selling Light Multirole Vehicle (LMV 1), adopted by 14 Countries, […]

aunav.NEO Presented at IDEX 2021

Aunav will present their latest explosive ordnance disposal robot, the aunav.NEO, at IDEX 2021. This is a solution unique on the market with its variable geometry, allowing the robot to rapidly increase or decrease its width during a mission to adapt to whichever situation it is presented. This exceptional technology enables the system to operate in tight spaces such […]



Indonesia at IDEX 2021

The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Indonesia will be exhibiting at the Indonesia Pavilion during IDEX 2021 in Abu Dhabi from 21-25 February 202. By attending this grand exhibition, you could establish contact in order to explore common interest which can be followed up and discussed in a special meeting during the exhibition period. […]

NIMR Exhibits at IDEX 2021

NIMR is set to unveil the second-generation of its AJBAN 4×4 and HAFEET 6×6 platforms at IDEX 2021. With these launches, the company continues to push the boundaries in terms of technical excellence, dynamic performance, and modular structural design. Featuring advanced blast mitigation and ballistic protection, the new platforms provide high levels of protection in the […]

New Edgybees Funding

Edgybees has announced US$9.5M in Series A Funding, led by Seraphim Capital, with participation from Refinery Ventures, LG Technology Ventures, Kodem Growth Partners, OurCrowd and Verizon Ventures. The investment will be used to drive product innovation, expand global adoption, and support an aggressive hiring strategy. Existing investors include 8VC, Motorola Solutions Venture Capital and NFX. Defence, […]



Texelis Axles for MILOSH & LAZAR III Vehicles

Texelis has received an order from Yugoimport to supply a relevant quantity of axle sets for MILOSH 4×4 APCs and drivelines for LAZAR III 8×8 armoured vehicles to be delivered to the Serbian Army and Serbian Police Force. The company will manufacture and supply T700 axle sets for the MILOSH vehicles. This is a modular […]

EDGE Group Unveils UAVs

EDGE, an advanced technology group for defence and beyond, today launches its first family of multirotor loitering munitions, the QX range. The QX family of loitering munitions comprises four products: QX-1, a micro-UAV, QX-2, a mini-UAV, QX-3, a small UAV, and QX-4, which features an impressive vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) fixed wing. The precision-guided […]

Arquus at IDEX 2021

Arquus will be present at the IDEX 2021 trade show. The company offers comprehensive solutions for armies and security forces, ranging from 4×4 light vehicles to 6×6 and 8×8 APCs and IFVs. The company can also provide a wide array of tailoured drivelines and bases to create fully new, high-quality vehicles, designed with industrial partners to fit […]



Nexter Group IDEX 2021

Nexter Group will be presenting its products and know-how on its stand (CP 320) at the 2021 edition of the IDEX exhibition in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from 21 to 25 February. By taking part in IDEX, Nexter is responding to one of the few defence industry events to be held in the first half of […]

FN Herstal at IDEX 2021

Belgium-based FN Herstal, one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of small calibre weapons, integrated weapon systems and associated innovative solutions for the Defence and Security markets, will present its first virtual booth during the IDEX trade show in Abu Dhabi from 21 to 25 February. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic that affects all […]

Russian Presence at IDEX 2021

Rosoboronexport has released details of some of the exhibits that will feature at the Russian national pavilion (Hall 12) at IDEX 2021. Counter UAV measures have become a key subject after a number of drone attacks in the Middle East and successful UAV performance during the Azerbaijani operation in Nagornyi Karabakh. Accordingly, the company will hold […]




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