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News - United Arab Emirates

  • Defence Helicopter

    UAE requests CH-47F helicopters from US government

    11th November 2019

    The US State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale of CH-47F Chinook helicopters to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).The UAE …

  • Land Warfare

    Lockheed tests PAC-3 performance

    8th November 2019

    Lockheed Martin has demonstrated the PAC-3 Cost Reduction Initiative (CRI) interceptor’s ability to counter tactical ballistic missile targets during testing that took place at White …

  • Land Warfare

    Mbombe 4 passes blast testing

    18th September 2019

    Paramount Group’s Mbombe 4x4 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) has received final certification for independently verified blast testing, the company announced on 17 September.  The blast …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Boeing receives contract modification

    15th July 2019

    Boeing has received a $96 million modification to its United Arab Emirates foreign military sales contract, the US Department of Defense announced on 12 July. …

  • Defence Notes

    Swiss ban aerospace firm Pilatus from operating in Saudi, UAE

    27th June 2019

    On 26th June Switzerland banned aerospace firm Pilatus from further operating in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates after finding the Swiss company gave …

  • Defence Notes

    US-UAE defence agreement comes into force

    30th May 2019

    The US and the United Arab Emirates announced on 29 May that a mutual defence cooperation agreement had come into force, amid increasing tensions between …

  • Training

    UAE requests follow-on USMC training

    29th May 2019

    The US State Department has made a determination approving a potential follow-on blanket order for US Marine Corps (USMC) training and support from the United …

  • Defence Helicopter

    UAE requests APKWS II all-up-rounds

    29th May 2019

    The US State Department has made a determination approving a potential foreign military sale of Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems (APKWS) II all-up-rounds to the …

  • Land Warfare

    UAE requests Javelin guided missiles

    28th May 2019

    The US State Department has made a determination approving a potential foreign military sale of Javelin guided missiles to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the …

  • Uncrewed Vehicles

    UAE requests RQ-21A Blackjack UAS

    28th May 2019

    The US State Department has made a determination approving a potential foreign military sale of RQ-21A Blackjack UAS to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the …

  • Land Warfare

    UAE requests Patriot missiles

    8th May 2019

    The US State Department has made a determination approving a potential foreign military sale of Patriot Advanced Capability 3 (PAC-3) Missiles Segment Enhanced (MSE) to …

  • Defence Notes

    Libya air strikes point to possible UAE involvement, says UN report

    7th May 2019

    United Nations experts are investigating missile strikes near Libya's capital that were fired likely using Chinese-made drones and point to possible involvement by the United …

  • Defence Notes

    Classified note confirms French weaponry in Yemen: report

    15th April 2019

    French weapons are being used by the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia in Yemen, according to a classified military note revealed on 15 April …

  • Defence Notes

    US deploys THAAD missile defence in Israel for exercise

    4th March 2019

    The United States has deployed its advanced THAAD missile defence system temporarily to Israel for a joint military exercise, the first of its kind, officials …

  • Defence Notes

    UAE signs major missile deals with US giant Raytheon

    19th February 2019

    The United Arab Emirates announced on 18 February 2019 that it had signed deals worth more than $1.6 billion for the purchase of Patriot missile …

Programme Results - Defence Insight

  • AEW&C

    GlobalEye - UAE Follow-On

    The United Arab Emirates Air Force is taking delivery of three GlobalEye (known also as Global 6000) aircraft from Saab. The UAE signed a contract in November ...

  • Corvettes

    UAE Gowind 2500 (Optional 2)

    Programme BackgroundThe Gowind 2500 design has proved a popular export and variants have been ordered by four countries. Naval Group confirmed the sale of ten Gowind ...

  • Transport/tanker aircraft

    A330 MRTT (UAE)

    Programme Background United Arab Emirates Air Force had a requirement for three tanker aircraft. Boeing confirmed that the UAE sent an official request for three ...

  • Corvettes

    UAE Gowind 2500

    Programme BackgroundThe Gowind 2500 design has proved a popular export and variants have been ordered by four countries. Naval Group confirmed the sale of ten Gowind ...

  • Transport

    C-130J-30 - Germany

    This common air transport squadron will have unrestricted exchange of aircraft, air crews, and maintainers, as well as technical and logistical support based on a ...

  • Transport/tanker aircraft

    KC-130J - Germany

    This common air transport squadron will have unrestricted exchange of aircraft, air crews, and maintainers, as well as technical and logistical support based on a ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 4x4

    Sherpa Light (Egypt)

    Programme Background Egypt is believed to have taken delivery of at least 173 Sherpa Lights and 18 Sherpa Light Scout 4x4 armoured vehicles from Arquus ...

  • Tiltrotors

    V-22 Osprey (MV-22B/CMV-22B)

    The V-22 Osprey Joint Services Advanced Vertical Lift Aircraft (V-22) Program was established by the DoD to develop, test, evaluate, procure, field and support a ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 4x4

    JLTV (Romania)

    Programme Background  The Oshkosh Defence Joint Light Tactical Vehicle is a 4x4 armoured vehicle manufactured in the United States. Originally intended to supplement to Humvee ...

  • Military UAS - small

    RQ-21A Blackjack / STUASLO - Replacement Units (USMC)

    Programme Background Joint USN and USMC Procurment The RQ-21 Blackjack, or STUALSO, was a combined United States Navy (USN) and United States Marine Corps (USMC) programme ...

  • Military UAS - small

    RQ-21A Blackjack / STUASLO - Replacement Units (USN)

    Programme Background Joint USN and USMC Procurment The RQ-21 Blackjack, or STUALSO, was a combined United States Navy (USN) and United States Marine Corps (USMC) programme ...

  • APCs/IFVs - tracked

    Sinai-200

    Programme Background Egypt operates a large tracked APC and IFV fleet, but it is primarily composed of legacy Soviet BMP-1s obtained from various sources, second-hand ...

  • Patrol boats

    Project 22160 - Algeria

    Programme BackgroundAlgeria and Russia reached an agreement for the purchase of a Project 22160 patrol vessel in May 2018. The Project 22160 is a new type ...

  • Military helicopters - attack

    AH-64E - Kuwait

    Programme Background According to the US State Department, the proposed sale will support the foreign policy and national security of the United States by helping ...

  • AEW&C

    A-50E - India

    Earlier in 2010, Indian MoD sent RfI to Israel Aerospace Industries to procure three EL/W-2090 radar systems to be installed on the A-50E aircraft, which ...

Equipment Results - Defence Insight

  • Air: Integrated Defensive Systems

    Falcon Edge/IEWS

    Northrop Grumman’s Falcon Edge Integrated Self-Protection System (ISPS) equips the United Arab Emirates Air Force’s (UAEAF) Lockheed Martin F-16E/F Block-60 fighters. 

  • APCs/IFVs - 4x4

    Kasser II

    Produced by M4 Industries based in Abu Dhabi, Kasser is a 4x4 MRAP that is currently being developed for the United Arab Emirates. The vehicle ...

  • Self-propelled rocket launchers

    MCRL

    The Multiple Cradle Rocket Launcher (MCRL) was developed by Al Jaber Land Systems (AJLS) in cooperation with Roketsan to meet the requirements of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and ...

  • Sealift/replenishment vessels

    Al Saadiyat (Logistics Support Vessel)

    Al Saadiyat is the most recent logistics support vessel to be built for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Navy. The vessel is effectively a large ...

  • Corvettes

    Comandanti Class (FCX15)

    The Comandanti-class corvettes designed and built by Italian company Financatieri are in service with the Italian Navy, which operates four, with the first commissioned in 2001, ...

  • Air: Electronic Attack - Jamming, Air: chaff, flare and decoy systems

    Eclair-M

    MBDA’s Éclair-M is the standard countermeasure launching system for the Dassault Mirage-2000 series of combat aircraft. It is used widely by the myriad of Mirage-2000 ...

  • Air: Defensive Systems - MLDS, Land: Defensive Systems - Gunshot Detection / Hostile Fire Indicator

    ShotFinder Acoustic Hostile Fire Detection

    Northrop Grumman’s ShotFinder is a hostile fire detection system designed to protect aircraft against small arms and light weapons fire. The apparatus employs acoustic technology ...

  • Fixed wing aircraft engines

    F110-GE-129

    The F110-GE-129, manufactured by GE Aviation, is a derivative of the F110-GE-100 engine. It powers the F-16V Block 70, the F-16C/D Block 50 and Japan's ...

  • United Rotorcraft AW169 interior

    The medical interior for the Leonardo Helicopters AW169 accommodates a single patient, isolette or speciality transport and comes standard with the Translating Patient Loading System ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - MALE

    United 40 Block-5

    The United 40 was unveiled at the Dubai Airshow 2011 and is a MALE UAV with a twin-wing configuration and a hybrid turbine-electric engine. The ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - HALE

    Yabhon United 40

    Unveiled at the Dubai Airshow 2013, Yabhon United 40 is a high-altitude, long-endurance UAV with a twin-wing configuration, allowing the centre of gravity to remain in the ...

  • Subsystems: software

    United Views SDK

    Tiltan's United Views Software Development Kit (SDK) allows developers to design, implement and test a comprehensive visual presentation layer for advanced C4ISR systems. Developers can ...

  • United Rotorcraft H130 interior

    The United Rotorcraft H130 EMS interior can provide single-patient transport or speciality transport, including isolette and intra-aortic balloon pump. The system's Articulating Lowered Patient Loading ...

  • United Rotorcraft H135 interior

    United Rotorcraft’s H135 EMS interior can accommodate single, dual or speciality transport such as isolette, intra-aortic balloon pump and ventricular assist device. There are two ...

  • United Rotorcraft H145 interior

    The United Rotorcraft H145 EMS interior can accommodate single, dual or specialty transport such as isolette, intra-aortic balloon pump and ventricular assist device. Medical crew ...