Raytheon has won a Dh1.3 billion (US $353 million) contract to supply Patriot missiles for the UAE Air Force and UAE Air Defense Force on the opening day of IDEX and the Naval Defence and Maritime Security Exhibition (Navdex 2019) that kicked off in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
Overall, deals worth Dh4.97 billion (US $1.35 billion) were signed during the first day at IDEX 2019. General Mohammed Al Hassani, spokesperson of the Idex; and Naval Staff Colonel Fahad Nasser Saif Al Thehli, spokesperson of the Navdex, revealed that 33 deals in defense and security equipment had been signed. Of these, UAE companies signed 18 deals worth Dh1.14 billion (US $310 million).
A Dh1.2 billion (US $326 million) contract was also signed with the Australian company EOS Defense to purchase ground and naval systems, particularly EOS RWS 30mm, for the UAE Army, Navy and Critical Infrastructure and Coastal Protection Authority.
A Dh404 million (US $109 million) contract with another American company, Lockheed Martin, will see the addition of capabilities to the radar system for the UAE Air Force. A Dh127 million (US $34 million) contract with the Indian company Ordnance Factory will see the purchase of ammunitions (155mm HE) and accessories (PRIMER M191-A2) for the UAE Army.
Russian Joint Stock Company (JSC) won a two-year Dh45 million (US$12 million) contract for maintenance work and to buy Pantsir spare parts for the UAE Air Defense Force. It also won a Dh146 million (US$40 million) contract to supply EM150 Kornet missiles for the UAE Army.
Rheinmetall won two contracts with a total worth of Dh45 million (US$12 million).
The Swiss subsidiary will provide technical support for UAE Air Force’ Skyguard air defence product. The German Rheinmetall Electronics GmbH will provide technical support services for tactical engagement simulations.
French Nexter will provide technical support for UAE Army’s Leclerc tanks for Dh193.5 million (US$52.6 million).
Safran won a Dh86 million (US$ 23 million) for the purchase of spare parts and provide maintenance and repair works for Leclerc tank telescopes, as well as PMP-3 armored vehicles.
Thales won a Dh6 million (US $1.6 million) to replace batteries and extend the life of mines.
South Korean Hanwha Group won Dh50 million (US$ 13 million) contract for the purchase of explosives and supplements to open loopholes in mine fields and sites of various types for the UAE Army.
The Jordanian King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau won Dh204.8 million (US$55 million) contract to purchase missiles and training rounds for the UAE Army.
US based HESCO was awarded Dh77 million (US$ 20 million) contract to purchase defensive shelters for the UAE Army.
Paramount Logistics won Dh10 million (US$ 2.7 million) contract to purchase four Mbomb for the UAE Army.
Russia's Kalashnikov drone capable of self-exploding on approaching a target was unveiled on Sunday during the IDEX-2019 arms exhibition being held at the United Arab Emirates. The drone, Kamikaze KYB, has completed all the tests and is ready for use
Russian State Corporation Rostec will present the latest models of Pantsir-ME, a shipborne air-defense missile and artillery system, as well as the 200 series of Kalashnikov assault rifles for the first time at the IDEX 2019 exhibition starting Sunday. In addition to military products, IDEX will see Russia exhibit Aurus, the armored limousine being a part of the Cortege project, which Rostec holdings contributed to, the company said in a statement Thursday
Rosoboronexport will display their naval combined air defence system system, Pantsir-ME at IDEX 2019. There will be a full-scale specimen on display in the middle of the combined Russian exposition organized by Rosoboronexport, the company said in a statement Tuesday
Thales has unveiled a new generation ambidextrous and NATO interoperable military assault rifle, the F90MBR – Modular Bullpup Rifle. The F90MBR is the new generation of the F90 assault rifle, currently in service with the Australian Defence Force, the company said in a statement Tuesday
The United States has secured two Patriot missile systems sales deals, one with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for $2.728 Billion and another with Bahrain for $2
Raytheon is awarded a $97 million modification contract for long-lead material in support of fiscal 2019 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 2 low-rate initial production requirements. The Evolved SEASPARROW Missile (ESSM) program is an international cooperative effort to design, develop, test, and procure ESSM missiles
Raytheon has won $402.6 million modification contract to exercise options for Air and Missile Defense Radar Program (AMDR) low-rate initial production (LRIP)
Raytheon has won a $14 million modification contract from the US to provide continued production support and engineering for the Standard Missile SM-3 Block IB program. The SM-3 is a ship-based missile system used to intercept short and intermediate range ballistic missiles as a part of Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System
Raytheon has won a $12 million contract for engineering and test support services for the ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) currently in development for the Navy EA-18G aircraft. Services to be provided include software support for NGJ pod and integration, including requirements analysis, design, development, integration, testing, training, and tools related to and in support of ALQ-249 and advanced electronic warfare initiatives, US Department of defense said in a statement Wednesday
Russia will supply China with new S-400 surface-to-air missile systems as a replacement for the ones that were damaged in a storm last year during the delivery process. “The contract was signed long ago and the order would have been completed by now
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