IDEX deals confirm UAE’s vast spending power



Andrew Elwell
03/18/2013

If anyone was in any doubt, the ten-figure deals signed by the UAE at IDEX sends a clear signal to industry as the seven nation federation continues to boost its defence capabilities. IDEX, the biennial exhibition held in Abu Dhabi, has become a major event in the defence calendar over the years with 2013 proving to be no different. Following the event last month the UAE announced a record $3.8 billion worth of deals, including the $381 million contract with Oshkosh for 750 M-ATV all terra...
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