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Dubai Airshow 2021: UAE extends breadth of UAV capabilities

16th November 2021 - 14:30 GMT | by Leonid Nersisyan in Dubai

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ADASI displayed the Rash 2H guided munition at the Dubai Airshow 2021. (Photo: Leonid Nersisyan)

The UAE defence industry displayed new UAVs and guided munitions at the Dubai Airshow this year.

EDGE Group showcased the growing sophistication of the defence industry in the UAE during the Dubai Airshow 2021 on 14-18 November, by unveiling multiple new uncrewed platforms ranging from a hand-launched UAV to a MALE platform.

In a presentation during the event, EDGE CEO Faisal Al Bannai stated that new, intelligent and autonomous systems are at the core of EDGE's drive for innovation and new capabilities. He added that initial prototypes of new QX-family UAVs and Rash guided munitions, unveiled during the show, were launched only nine months ago.

Two new aircraft were introduced in the QX range, developed by

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Leonid Nersisyan is a defence analyst and research fellow at APRI Armenia. He is a …

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