UAE armed forces sign contracts worth $1.58 billion at IDEX

The UAE armed forces also signed contracts with local companies worth 1.14 billion dirhams. ($1 = 3.6728 UAE dirham)
Tuesday 19/02/2019
Members of the UAE Armed Forces demonstrate skills during the opening of the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates February 17, 2019. (Reuters)
Members of the UAE Armed Forces demonstrate skills during the opening of the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates February 17, 2019. (Reuters)

 

The United Arab Emirates' armed forces signed 5.8 billion dirhams ($1.58 billion) in contracts with international companies February 18 at the IDEX military exhibition, spokesman Brigadier General Mohammed al-Hassani said.

The contracts include a 5.3 billion dirham deal with Raytheon, al-Hassani said.

The UAE armed forces also signed contracts with local companies worth 1.14 billion dirhams. ($1 = 3.6728 UAE dirham)

(Reuters)