United Arab Emirates Acquires Light Attacker, Gains OEM Status

Credit: Calidus
A last-minute announcement by the United Arab Emirates’ defense ministry at the Dubai Airshow has launched the UAE into the ranks of the world’s manufacturers of manned military aircraft. Calidus received a 2.27 billion Dirham ($618 million) contract from the defense ministry on Nov. 20 for 20 Bader...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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