The latest Defense and Aviation news across the world to keep you updated.

June 20, 2019

Ammroc and Honeywell to enhance aircraft maintenance services in the UAE

The contract will see the firms work together to enhance the repair and maintenance options available to AMMROC’s key customer...
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June 14, 2019

Airbus Wins Kuwait Order for A330Neo Wide-Body Jet

Airbus SE won a contract from Kuwait Airways for its A330-800 aircraft model, securing a vital deal for the struggling...
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The KC-46A Pegasus deploys the centerline boom for the first time here on Oct. 9, 2015. (John D. Parker/Boeing)
June 8, 2019

UAE issues formal request to buy KC-46A tanker, says Boeing

SINGAPORE – The United Arab Emirates has emerged as a surprise customer for KC-46A Pegasus, having formally made a request...
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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, left, greets French President Emmanuel Macron on Nov. 8, 2017, on Saadiyat island in the Emirati capital. (Ludovic Marin/AFP via Getty Images)
June 2, 2019

UAE, Naval Group quietly cut $850 million deal for Gowind ships

PARIS — The United Arab Emirates has discreetly ended 17 months of negotiations by signing a contract estimated to be...
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May 22, 2019

Egypt inducts armed Chinese drones

The Egyptian Ministry of Defence has confirmed that it has taken the Chinese-built Chengdu Wing Loong unmanned air vehicle (UAV)...
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May 17, 2019

Guardian move for Emirati Apache force

The UAE is to procure nine new-build Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardians, and will upgrade eight of its existing AH-64D aircraft...
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May 12, 2019

Saudi Arabia appoints new Civil Aviation chief – Abdul Hadi Al Mansouri

Cairo: Saudi Arabia issued a royal decree appointing Abdul Hadi Al Mansouri as a head of its General Authority for...
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May 7, 2019

Saudi Arabia launches first locally assembled Hawk Jet

Manama: Saudi Arabia has launched its first locally assembled Hawk jet training aircraft in the latest breakthrough for the industry...
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May 2, 2019

Saudi Arabia Moves Toward Buying 48 Eurofighter Jets

Saudi Arabia reaffirmed its commitment to BAE Systems Plc’s Eurofighter program, providing a much-needed boost to the aircraft and reviving...
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April 26, 2019

Boeing’s T-X could be coming to the Middle East — and not just as a trainer jet

ABU DHABI — Boeing and Saab’s T-X trainer jet, fresh off of winning the U.S. Air Force’s next-generation trainer competition,...
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April 23, 2019

United Arab Emirates Air Force to buy new special mission aircraft

ABU DHABI--The United Arab Emirates Air Force will buy a new Challenger 650 business jet configured for a variety of...
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April 21, 2019

Trainer jet market flourishes in the Middle East

BEIRUT — There is an increasing need for trainer jets in the Middle East as countries there work to expand...
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April 16, 2019

UAE is the most advanced drones market in the Middle East

Dubai: The drones market in the UAE is currently among the most advanced and developed in the Middle East, fuelled...
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April 11, 2019

AMMROC, Sikorsky congratulate UAE Joint Aviation Command for Black Hawk mission readiness.

On the sidelines of the 2019 International Defence Exhibition and Conference, IDEX, the Advanced Military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Centre,...
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March 31, 2019

Dutch to match French stake in Air-France KLM

The Hague: The Dutch government announced Tuesday it has bought a stake in Air France-KLM in a bid to match...
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March 24, 2019

UAE signs defense deals worth Dh4.97b on the first day of IDEX

Abu Dhabi: UAE Armed Forces signed deals worth Dh4.97 billion with various international and local companies to purchase arms and...
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