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December 11, 2006, 10:48 AM

The deal brokered last week by U.S.

December 11, 2006, 10:47 AM

Following the successful completion of pilot lot test firings, deliveries have begun of the Iris-T (infrared imaging system-tail/thrust vector controlled) short- to medium-range missile.

December 11, 2006, 10:46 AM

Oman-based regional aircraft spares supplier Dahra Logistics & Marketing is planning to open an office in Dubai next March to tap into the fast-growing aviation market here in the United Arab Emirates.

December 11, 2006, 10:45 AM

While crewmen work on a United Arab Emirates air force F-16E/F after a demo flight, in the background construction workers are  busy erecting a series of new hangars for Emirates’ new Airbus A380s.

December 11, 2006, 10:44 AM

BAE Systems has begun trials of its Jeteye laser-based system for protecting commercial airliners from man-portable missile attack. These are due to be completed by the end of January, when a U.S. supplementary type certificate is due to be issued.

December 11, 2006, 10:41 AM

The Korea Aerospace Industries/Lockheed Martin T-50 Golden Eagle could capture a large proportion of future world orders for advanced jet trainers.

December 11, 2006, 10:39 AM

The UK’s Empire Test Pilots School (ETPS) at Boscombe Down is one of only a handful of world-class training establishments offering a wide range of courses for both the military and civil flight test and evaluation communities.

December 11, 2006, 10:37 AM

Zodiac customer support specialist IN-Services & Al Rumaithy is about to move. At Abu Dhabi International Airport, the new facility will accommodate both the existing administration and technical support offices (currently in Abu Dhabi City) with the stores and add a repair shop.

December 11, 2006, 10:34 AM

Abu Dhabi will host the first-ever Arab Aviation Security Conference Feb. 6 to 9, 2006, and two months later, on April 3 to 6, Dubai will host the region’s largest aviation and maritime security event: the Airport, Port and Transport Security-Middle East (APTS-ME).

December 11, 2006, 10:32 AM

Virgin Group boss Sir Richard Branson is touting the UAE as one of the world’s first space tourism centers when his Virgin Galactic venture begins suborbital flights at the end of the decade.