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UAE orders two additional GlobalEyes

The UAE awarded Saab a follow-on contract, worth US$1.018bn, for the acquisition of two additional GlobalEye multi-domain AEW&C aircraft on January 4

Spangdahlem F-16s deploy to the Middle East

Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Fighting Falcons from the USAF’s 480th Fighter Squadron ‘Warhawks’ at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, deployed to the UAE on November 12

US approves $23bn F-35A, MQ-9B and munition sale to UAE

The US State Department announced on November 10 that it has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of F-35A Lightning IIs, MQ-9Bs and munitions to the UAE

UAE receives second GlobalEye

Saab announced on September 30 that it had delivered its second GlobalEye Swing Role Surveillance System to the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Apache Longbow radar finds export orders

Morocco, the Netherlands, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and India are to receive AN/APG-78 Longbow Fire Control Radar (FCR) systems for their Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopters under four contracts worth $164.6m announced in September. 

Saab delivers first GlobalEye

Saab delivered the first GlobalEye Swing Role Surveillance System aircraft to the United Arab Emirates Air Force (UAEAF) on April 29. 

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Drama in the desert?

While Dubai Airshow 2019 lacked the blockbuster breakthroughs of previous years, it also sprang a few surprises.

Calidus scores first B-250 light attack aircraft order

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has placed an order for 24 Calidus B-250 light attack aircraft – becoming the aerospace company's first customer for the type.

UAE Air Force announces plans for more GlobalEyes

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force announces plans for additional Saab GlobalEye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft during Dubai Airshow.

US approves CH-47F Chinook sale to UAE

US approves possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the acquisition of ten Boeing CH-47F Chinooks.