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The first of three multi-role/AEW aircraft for the UAE is shown for the first time
The high-end tactical reconnaissance pods will be fitted to foreign jets, and also to US Air National Guard MQ-9 Reaper UAVs
The Star UAV Systems Star Shaodw is set for a 2019 first flight
New countries are joining the alliances and a new tanker is added to the MRTT fleet
The first of four EMD machines should be flying around the turn of the year.
The first two will delivered in August.
The company has named six partners in its bid, including Boeing, which has also submitted a competing proposal.
But talks to renegotiate the contract are making progress, the company said.
Service says that "alternative means" are becoming available to do radar sensing and battle management.
Helicopter manufacturer is keen to exploit the potential for sales in wider region.