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Saab Unveils Airborne Early Warning & Control Aircraft

Saab has unveiled a new airborne surveillance platform the company built for United Arab Emirates as part of an aircraft development and production contract awarded in 2015. The company said Friday its GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning & Control aircraft is derived from Bombardier‘s Global 6000 model and equipped with an extended-range Erieye radar technology. …

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Lockheed Taps BAE to Update UAE F-16 Head-Up Displays

BAE Systems has secured a contract from Lockheed Martin to modernize head-up displays of the United Arab Emirates’ F-16 fighter aircraft fleet. The British defense contractor said Thursday it will replace the fleet’s analog HUDs with digital displays using its Digital Light Engine technology. Lockheed received a potential $1.6 billion order from UAE in …

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UAE Plans Combat Aircraft Upgrade Contract Award to Thales-Dassault Aviation Team

United Arab Emirates’ military has announced plans to award a Thales–Dassault Aviation team a contract to modernize its Mirage 2000-9 multirole combat aircraft. Thales said Wednesday it aims to support Mirage 2000-9 upgrade efforts through the supply of new mission computer, fire control radar, electronic warfare suite, optronics, communications navigation, identification, cockpit display, helmet mounted …

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BAE Enters Hawk Fleet Support Partnership With UAE-Based Aircraft MRO Firm

BAE Systems has partnered with an aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul company based in the United Arab Emirates to provide support services for the country’s fleet of Hawk trainer planes. The British defense company said Wednesday its partnership with the Advanced Military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center will cover the provision of spares, repairs …

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Gene Colabatistto: CAE to Serve as UAE’s Unmanned Aircraft Training Systems Integrator

CAE will assume the role of training systems integrator under a contract to deliver an unmanned aerial vehicle training system to the United Arab Emirates, Aviation Week reported Monday. Gene Colabatistto, president of CAE’s defense and security group, said the company will provide a UAV training center and perform program management, …

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Lockheed Martin’s Marillyn Hewson Meets UAS Payload Design Challenge Finalists in UAE

Marillyn Hewson, president, CEO and chairperson of Lockheed Martin, has convened the student finalists of an unmanned aerial system payload design challenge held in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The company said Friday the year-long program conducted in partnership with Mubadala Investment seeks to engage UAE-based university students to generate ideas in …

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UAE Taps CAE for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Training Support; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has received a potential five-year $40.9 million contract to provide remotely piloted aircraft training support services for United Arab Emirates' air force and air defense personnel. The company said Monday its CAE Maritime Middle East subsidiary will act as the principal contractor and help the Middle Eastern country establish a training …

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AECOM Secures Army FMS Contract for Architecture, Engineering Support Services

AECOM has received a five-year, $9 million foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Army to provide a range of professional architecture and engineering support services. The Defense Department said Friday AECOM’s technical services business unit will furnish required labor, materials, supplies and equipment in support of Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain …

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