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Naval Defence Exhibition, IDEX, 19 - 23 February 2017 Abu Dhabi, UAE
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NAVDEX 2017: Proposals for UAE Navy Future Corvette Requirement
UAE Navy Abu Dhabi ASW Corvette During IDEX-NAVDEX, held from 19th to 23rd February in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, many shipyards were showcasing their proposals for the so called "Bani Yas" program of the UAE Navy. According to our information, the program calls for two (with an option for one more) corvettes to the existing UAE Navy fleet of front line surface combatant consisting of 6x Baynunah-class corvettes (the final one, Al Hili was commissioned during NAVDEX 2017), 2x Falaj-class stealth patrol vessels and 1x Abu Dhabi-class ASW corvette.

MSI Defence Systems Latest and Lightest Weapon Station: The Seahawk MWS
MSI Defence Seahawk Multi Weapon Station MWS 2 During IDEX-NAVDEX, held from 19th to 23rd February in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, British company MSI Defence Systems Ltd was showcasing the latest addition to its remote weapon systems range: The Seahawk Multi Weapon Station (MWS). It was specifically design by MSI Defence to be the most compact lightweight remote controlled naval gun system available. The MWS is ideal for small fast boats covering a range of operational missions from maritime interdiction to law enforcement patrols.

China's CSSC Unveiled the Type 730C Dual Gun and Missile CIWS
Type 730C Dual Gun and Missile CIWS 1 During IDEX-NAVDEX, held from 19th to 23rd February in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, Chinese company CSSC (China Shipbuilding Trading Co. Ltd.) unveiled the Type 730C dual gun and missile close in weapon system (CIWS). It combines the existing Type 730 seven-barrelled 30 mm Gatling gun system (Chinese Navy designation: H/PJ12) with 6x FL-3000N (Flying Leopard 3000 Naval missile, Chinese Navy designation: AJK-10 or HQ-10).

IDEX 2017: New capabilities for Rheinmetall’s MASS ship protection system
ADSB Signing Lockheed Martin Rheinmetall continues to expand its family of Multi Ammunition Softkill System (MASS) ship protection systems. At IDEX 2017 the Düsseldorf, Germany-based specialist for security and mobility is showcasing two variants of this tried-and-tested decoy launcher system: the MASS_OCR with off-board corner reflector and the new standalone version MASS Stand Alone with Sensor Suite for smaller units.

NAVDEX 2017 Naval Defence Exhibition - Picture Gallery
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NAVDEX is the naval and maritime security section of the tri-service exhibition IDEX. It is a leading event in the Middle East and North Africa region. Organised by Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company in association with the UAE Armed Forces. The UAE Navy heavily supports NAVDEX and contributes to the content of this international exhibition. Take a virtual tour of the event with Navy Recognition thanks to our Picture Gallery.

NAVDEX 2017: Thales consolidates its position in the UAE naval market
ADSB Signing Lockheed Martin At NAVDEX 2017, Thales has been selected for several significant projects to develop the capabilities of the United Arab Emirates Navy in the fields of electronic warfare, anti-submarine warfare as well as security and surveillance. The solutions will allow the Navy to perform its missions in protecting the UAE.

NAVDEX 2017: Austal Unveiled Stretched HSSV with Weapons and Multi-Mission Flexibility
Austal 113m HSSV NAVDEX 2017 1 Building upon the on-time and on-budget delivery of 2 x 72 metre High Speed Support Vessels (HSSV’s) to the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) in 2016, Austal, the Australian shipbuilder, has announced an expanded HSSV design portfolio that includes a 113 metre variant– on display for the first time at NAVDEX 2017.

ADSB & Lockheed Martin Signed MoU for Sustainment of UAE Maritime Assets
ADSB Signing Lockheed Martin Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB), a leading provider of construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels, and Lockheed Martin announced during NAVDEX 2017 a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate to provide sustainment services to the UAE Military maritime assets.

Video: ECA Group opens ECA Middle East - New subsidiary in Abu Dhabi
Navantia Avante 2200 Frigate Royal Saudi Navy 1 At the occasion of IDEX/NAVDEX exhibitions, ECA Group is pleased to announce the creation of its subsidiary ECA Middle East in Abu Dhabi. ECA Group wins the trust of new customers in the region and the GCC countries in particular, and identifies numerous business and partnership opportunities in the area. Therefore, in order to be closer to its customers and to better support them, ECA Group creates a new subsidiary in Abu Dhabi: ECA Middle East.

NAVDEX 2017: iXblue Unveiled Navigation Solution for Amphibious Ops in Denied Environments
iXblue navigation solution amphib denied environment NAVDEX 2017 At NAVDEX 2017, the international naval defense exhibition which was taking place in Abu Dhabi, UAE, last week, French company iXblue unveiled an inovative solution for uninterrupted navigation solution for Amphibious operations in GNSS (Global Satellite Navigation System) denied environment.

NAVDEX 2017: ADSB and Raytheon Celebrated Ten Years of Partnership
ADSB Raytheon 10 years partnership NAVDEX 2017 Abu Dhabi Ship Building Company (ADSB) has partnered with Raytheon International Inc. for over a decade to ensure the UAE navy is equipped with the world's most advanced self-defense capability for its fleet. Today the two companies honored their alliance with a gift exchange at NAVDEX 2017, the region’s leading naval defence and maritime security event.

NAVDEX 2017: Navantia Unveiled its Frigate Proposal for the Royal Saudi Navy
Navantia Avante 2200 Frigate Royal Saudi Navy 1 At NAVDEX 2017, the international naval defense exhibition which was taking place in Abu Dhabi, UAE, last week, Navantia unveiled the Frigate design it is proposing for the Royal Saudi Navy. Navantia representatives at NAVDEX 2017 told Navy Recognition that this Frigate design is based on their F-538 proposal for the Peruvian Navy (unveiled at NAVDEX 2015) and belongs to the AVANTE 2200 Combatant family.

IDEX 2017: Lacroix Showcased its SYLENA MK2 Multiple Decoy Launcher for the 1st Time in the UAE
Raytheon RAM Block II UAE Navy IDEX NAVDEX 2017 news picture At IDEX 2017, the international defense exhibition held last week in Abu Dhabi, French company Lacroix was showcasing its SYLENA MK2 decoy launcher for the first time in the Emirates. It is a multiple decoy launcher designed to deploy three types of ammunitions: SEALEM, SEALIR and CANTO.

Rolls Royce MTU Unveiled Series 8000 16V Naval Engine at IDEX 2017
Rolls Royce MTU Series 8000 16V Naval Engine IDEX 2017 Rolls-Royce is showcasing its MTU drive and propulsion solutions for military vehicles and naval vessels at the IDEX and NAVDEX 2017 trade shows (Booth 09-B14). These take place simultaneously in Abu Dhabi from 19 to 23 February and represent the biggest defence technology event in the Middle East and North Africa.

DAMEN Shipyard Unveils SIGMA 6110 Corvette at NAVDEX 2017
SIGMA 6609 NAVDEX IDEX 2017 Naval Defense Exhibition UAE At NAVDEX 2017, the international naval defense exhibition currently held in Abu Dhabi, Damen Shipyards from the Netherlands is showcasing for the very first time a new member in the SIGMA family: The SIGMA 6110 corvette.

Ferretti Security and Defence Unveils the FSD195 Fast Patrol Vessel at NAVDEX 2017
Raytheon RAM Block II UAE Navy IDEX NAVDEX 2017 news picture FSD Ferretti Security and Defence, Ferretti Group’s division dedicated to security purposes, participates at IDEX-NAVDEX in Abu Dhabi, one of the most important global exhibitions of the naval defence and maritime security sector. During the exhibition Fincantieri and Ferretti Group announced that they have signed a co-operation agreement regarding a wide range of activities, with the aim of developing industrial and commercial synergies between the two, world leading Italian companies in their respective sectors.

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