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UAE to Buy Guided Bomb Units (GBU-31s and GBU-12s)

UAE to Buy Guided Bomb Units (GBU-31s and GBU-12s)

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for Guided Bomb Units (GBU-31s and GBU-12s) and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $130 million. […]


Northrop Unveils Citadel Enterprise Battle Command System at IDEX

Battle Command System

Company to demonstrate revolutionary missile defence C2 capability designed for combined operations Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is introducing its Citadel Enterprise Battle Command System at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) 2015, taking place Feb. 22-26. Northrop Grumman’s […]


UAE warplane squadron lands in Jordan to back strikes on IS

UAE F-16F Block 60 fighter aircraft

A squadron of warplanes from the United Arab Emirates arrived Sunday in Jordan to help the kingdom in its fight against the Islamic State group, state media reported. The F-16 fighter jets were deployed at a Jordanian air base along […]


US Air Force Develops Interoperability with UAE

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES AIR WARFARE CENTER, UAE - The sun sets behind an F-22 Raptor Dec. 1, 2009. F-22 Raptors have deployed from the 1st Fighter Wing at Langley AFB, VA to the United Arab Emirates Air Warfare Center. Aircrews have been participating in bilateral training opportunities with Coalition partners. The exercises are designed to promote security, stability and mutual interests in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charles Larkin Sr)

The Air Force’s ability to continue building partnerships to meet challenges of future warfare directly involves Airmen and Soldiers who are focused on building partnership capacity throughout the region. As the result of a bilateral agreement between the U.S. and […]


Raytheon Begins Production on TALON Laser Guided Rockets for the UAE

Raytheon Begins Production on TALON Laser Guided Rockets for the UAE

Under a $117 million contract awarded to Raytheon Company, Raytheon Missile Systems has begun production of the TALON Laser Guided Rocket. In 2013, the Armed Forces General Headquarters of the United Arab Emirates awarded Tawazun a contract to procure the […]


UAE Forces Buy Ground Tactical Datalink

UAE Forces Buy Ground Tactical Datalink

Tactical Communications Group (TCG), the leading independent supplier of Tactical Data Link (TDL) solutions, announced a contract award to provide its Ground Tactical Data Link Systems (GTS) hardware and software components, as well as engineering and operational TDL services, training, […]


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

Unmanned aerial vehicle

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 […]


 
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