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David's-Sling-Israel-air-defence-UAE

The pandemic may have prevented Israeli defence companies from attending IDEX 2021, but co-operation with the UAE in areas such as air defence looks promising, say officials.

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A UK company has invented a new anti-IED system, which uses rockets, and an active floor system, to counteract an IED blast's impact.

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Covid-19 has forced military organisations to shrug off their reputation for bureaucracy and tradition and embrace digital technologies, says IFS.

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Small unmanned aircraft systems present a growing threat to US personnel, facilities and assets. Now the US Department of Defense has a strategy to counter them.

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Highlights from the Winter 2021 issue



18 STEPPING OUT

NIMR's CEO Abri du Plessis and Chief Commercial Officer Khaled Al Zaabi talk about the second generation of the AJBAN and HAFEET 4x4 and 6x6 vehicles, to be unveiled at IDEX 2021, and new export horizons.

36 Burn Up The Track

As legacy platforms undergo major mid-life upgrades, and concepts for optionally manned and unmanned vehicles emerge, are Composite Rubber Tracks about to have their moment in the sun?

62 The Rising Tide Of Change

As the US pivots away from the so-called War on Terror, to close combat against near-peer threats, the US Army and Marine Corps small arms are getting a much-needed overhaul.

73 Stand And Deliver

Commander Claude Bultot, programme director “replacement MCM capacity” for the Belgian and Royal Dutch Navies, tells DPI what its new Stand-Off MCM Toolbox means for future mine countermeasures operations and training.

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Al-Jasoor-Radban-EOS-R800-RWS

AL JASOOR’s Rabdan 8x8 is first to integrate NextGen EOS R800 Remote Weapon System.

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Hybrid-electric-drive-NIMR-ST-Engineering

NIMR aspires to be the first Middle East manufacturer to integrate Hybrid Electric technology in military vehicles.

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UAE-Sky-Night_missile-system-Rheinmetall-Air-Defence

First UAE-designed missile system and MoU with Lockheed Martin announced on sidelines of IDEX 2021.

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Leopard 2-MBT-Trophy-APS

Leopard 2 MBTs will be fitted with Rafael's Trophy Active Protection System.

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Optionally_manned-fighting-vehicle-Rheinmetall-Lynx

Allison Transmission provides propulsion system for Lynx OMFV offering.

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Detect-and-Avoid-RPAS-EU

EU to develop its own Detect and Avoid System for large military Remotely Piloted Air Systems.

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