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Dubai Airshow 2021: UAE extends breadth of UAV capabilities
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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As well as finally ordering the A400M, an aircraft Indonesia has been contemplating for some time, the Asian country has agreed to continue financing the KF-21 fighter programme.