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Dubai Airshow 2021: DIT DSE reaffirms UAE cooperation

18th November 2021 - 13:41 GMT | by Andrew White in Dubai


DIT DSE Director Mark Goldsack, pictured in September 2021. (Photo: Shephard Media)

The director of UK Defence and Security Exports at the Department for International Trade spoke exclusively to Shephard about the UK’s partnership strategy with the UAE.

After almost two years of disruption caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the UK Department for International Trade, Defence and Security Exports (DIT DSE) got back to business in the UAE on 14-18 November at the Dubai Airshow 2021.

Speaking to Shephard on 16 November from the event, DIT DSE Director Mark Goldsack described how the Dubai Airshow has provided the UK government with the opportunity to continue growing its partnerships in the Middle East and particularly the UAE.

‘If we're serious about looking at national security, this is about that network of alliances from different countries and partners that we

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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