Mar 12, 2013
UAE-made Yabhon United 40 drones are now ready to be sold to the world.
Read Article UAE's unmanned drone passes test flight
Feb 22, 2013
Idex 2013: The International Defence Exhibition and Conference was launched 20 years ago with 350 companies from 24 countries. This week it attracted 1,112 companies from all over the world and already half the floor space has been booked for 2015, Kyle Sinclair and Awad Mustafa report Read Article Idex Abu Dhabi: An exhibition that just grows and grows
Idex 2013: The team will be working on identifying targeted cyber attacks and dealing with them at a Cyber Threat Centre in the UK.
Read Article Emiratis train with the best to foil cyber threat
Idex 2013: The ThruVision scanner was presented this week for the first time in the Middle East at the exhibition. Read Article Idex visitors take a look at advanced portable airport body scanners
Idex 2013: Australian technology firm Marathon Targets will be demonstrating the advanced robots to UAE officials next week. Read Article Smart robots may be new enemy in firefight training
Idex 2013: The UAE Armed Forces will acquire 1,800 UAE-made vehicles from Nimr Automotive, part of the Abu Dhabi-based company Tawazun. Read Article UAE-made vehicles attract interest from all over world
Feb 21, 2013
Idex 2013: The bespoke system is now 97 per cent complete, according to General Dynamics UK (GDUK), which delivered the project, with only training of essential staff remaining.
Read Article Security system set up at UAE's Khalifa Port as part of Dh400m contract
Idex 2013: Three of the most complex components of one of the world's most advanced counter-rocket artillery will be produced in the UAE, it was announced yesterday. Read Article UAE to supply air defence parts
More than 1,700 jobs for Emiratis are to be created in the next four years by a government-linked company that provides high-tech repair and maintenance services to the UAE Armed Forces' jets and helicopters. Read Article More than 1,700 military support jobs to be created for Emiratis
Idex 2013: Two years ago, there were only 60 companies showcasing their products and services, yet this year there are 80 companies from 15 different countries. Read Article Growing fleet of exhibitors dock at Idex's expanded naval section
Feb 20, 2013
Read the shopping list: The UAE Armed Forces announced a further Dh4.9 billion in defence contracts yesterday at Idex, pushing the total spend this year to over Dh10 billion. Read Article Bullets, balloons and laser-guided bombs push UAE arms deals over Dh10bn
Idex 2013: The UAE has been advised by Nato to enter into sophisticated ballistic missile defence training in the Mediterranean to counter any potential threats. Read Article UAE should enter missile defence training, says Nato official
Idex 2013: The Martin Jetpack is a collaboration between Emirates Advanced Research and Technology Holding (Earth), Khalifa University and the New Zealand-based Martin Aircraft Company. Watch the video Read Article World's first practical civilian jetpack goes on sale for Dh367,300
Something of a miracle will be needed for the coveted unity and effectiveness of the Syrian opposition to materialise. Analysis by Phil Sands from the SNC's Istanbul summit Clumsy Syrian National Coalition needs to prove it is made of the right stuff
Freshly relegated, no better time for a youth movement than the present, writes Paul Radley. UAE rugby hope the kids are all right
In 1992, Major League Baseball commissioner Fay Vincent initially opposed an effort by a Japanese mogul to purchase the Seattle Mariners. Expect more to come. Global shift in North American sport
The flying car concept took a while to become reality but in America a company is on the verge of offering a version to the public. While the cost may be high, so is confidence that there is a viable market. Flying cars roar into reality
With Muslim families, you must say "mashallah" with every compliment lest someone think you are jealous and have the evil eye. Mashallah: what it means, when to say it and why you should
National View blog looks at the best images from the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East. Region in Focus - May 23
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