UAE MoD places big orders for armed drones with well-connected local firms

Issue 1142 - 25 Feb 2022 | 2 minute read

The UAE Ministry of Defence signed more than AED2bn ($545m)-worth of deals over the three days of the Unmanned System Exhibition (Umex) in Abu Dhabi. Umex, which opened on 21 February, focused on drones, robotics and other unmanned systems at an event whose big winners were two local companies, International Golden Group (IGG) and its close associate Global Aerospace Logistics (GAL).

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