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Egypt’s Sisi in UAE for joint military exercises

Egypt’s Sisi in UAE for joint military exercises

Egyptian military chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrived Tuesday in the United Arab Emirates, a strong supporter of his July ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. Field Marshal Sisi, who is Egypt’s defence minister and deputy premier, traveled to the UAE […]


Russia Delays Tests of UAE-Made Drone

Russia Delays Tests of UAE-Made Drone

The Russian military has postponed tests of a high-endurance drone until an unspecified future date, a spokesperson for the United Arab Emirates company that makes the vehicle said Monday. “All existing agreements will remain in force, but the Russian side […]


UAE to make military service compulsory: agency

UAE to make military service compulsory: agency

The UAE cabinet approved a draft law Sunday making it compulsory for Emirati men to serve in the military for up to two years, state news agency WAM reported. The “national and reserve service”, optional for girls, will become mandatory […]


France-UAE satellite deal shaky after US spy tech discovered onboard

France-UAE satellite deal shaky after US spy tech discovered onboard

The sale of two intelligence satellites to the UAE by France for nearly a billion dollars could go south after they were found to contain American technology designed to intercept data transmitted to the ground station. The equipment, costing 3.4 […]


Russia to Test UAE-Made Drone Next Year

Russia to Test UAE-Made Drone Next Year

Russia’s armed forces will conduct test flights of a drone aircraft from the United Arab Emirates early next year, the manufacturer said. The unmanned United 40 Block 5 long-range reconnaissance vehicle will be tested to assess whether it meets the […]


Eurofighter Details Typhoon Enhancement Plan

Eurofighter Details Typhoon Enhancement Plan

A series of major delivery commitments which will significantly enhance the capability of the world’s most advanced swing role/multi-role combat aircraft have been confirmed by the Eurofighter consortium. Ground tests with the Storm Shadow and Taurus missiles have already been […]


Field Artillery completes joint exercise in United Arab Emirates

Field Artillery completes joint exercise in United Arab Emirates

Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery, held a 10-day exercise, Sept. 22 through Oct. 1, with the host nation’s 97th Heavy Artillery Regiment, in the United Arab Emirates. The live-fire exercise tested joint capabilities for the first time between […]


US to sell $10.8 bln in missiles, bombs to Saudis, UAE

US to sell $10.8 bln in missiles, bombs to Saudis, UAE

The Pentagon said Thursday it plans to sell Washington’s Gulf allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates $10.8 billion worth of missiles and munitions, including “bunker-buster” bombs. The move follows a series of US weapons deals in recent years […]


France clips Rafale’s wings, hopes for first export order

France clips Rafale’s wings, hopes for first export order

France will about halve its purchases of Dassault Rafale jet fighter planes over the next six years, under defence estimates on Friday, and is counting on at last clinching the first sales abroad to keep production lines going. French officials […]


 
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