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IDEX 2011: Force Protection discloses Middle East strategy

21st February 2011 - 11:08 GMT | by Andrew White in Abu Dhabi


Force Protection unveiled its Foxhound protected patrol vehicle to the Middle East market at the International Defence Exhibition (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi on 21 February, as part of a 'developing strategy' in the region.

Despite recent political unrest in the region, the company's first vice president for Middle East operations, Charles Hookey, said he has been looking at a 'number of possibilities' in the area.

'The UAE is interested because it has enough money to fund procurements and Saudi Arabia is looking to fund a number of procurements. It's difficult to know as there is a certain amount of political

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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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