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Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin Corporation is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 114,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products, and services. Our presence in the Middle East spans over five decades, where we help protect generations to come with next-generation aircraft, advanced air and missile defense technologies, the ultimate command and control systems, and state-of-the-art simulation and training support.

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. With 195,000 employees and four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence and Raytheon Missiles and Defense, the company delivers the solutions that push the boundaries of avionics, cybersecurity, directed energy, electric propulsion, hypersonics and quantum physics. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

With over 10,000 military and civil aircraft (including 2,500 Falcons) delivered in more than 90 countries over the last century, Dassault Aviation has built up expertise recognized worldwide in the design, development, sale and support of all types of aircraft, ranging from the Rafale fighter, to the high-end Falcon family of business jets, military drones and space systems. In 2020, Dassault Aviation reported revenues of €5.5 billion. The company has 12,440 employees.

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The only European defense group capable of designing and producing missiles and missile systems that correspond to the full range of current and future operational needs of the three Armed Forces services branches. The group offers a range of 45 missile systems and countermeasures products already in operational service, with an additional 15 currently under development.

Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and Defense, Space & Security is one of the world’s largest defense contractors, BDS operates in six key markets: Commercial Derivative Aircraft, Military Rotorcraft, Human Space Exploration, Satellites, Autonomous Systems, and Services. BDS also has a significant presence in the fixed-wing strike, weapons and integrated missile system markets.

Since Saab was started, we have strived to keep people and society safe. It is a basic human need to feel safe and, as we see it, a human right. Through systems and solutions that increase security, we can make this possible.

An American aerospace manufacturer with global service operations. It is a subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies. Pratt & Whitney’s aircraft engines are widely used in both civil aviation (especially airlines) and military aviation.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. designs and manufactures remotely piloted aircraft systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems, including the Predator® RPA series and the Lynx® Multi-mode Radar. With more than seven million flight hours, GA-ASI provides long-endurance, mission-capable aircraft with integrated sensor and data link systems.


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Packed with never-before-seen features, a captivating display of the most advanced aircraft along with unrivalled networking opportunities, Dubai Airshow is the most important meeting point for aerospace professionals to conduct business and accelerate from recovery to growth.

Since 1986, AmCham Abu Dhabi has worked to promote commerce, investment, and goodwill between its membership, the US and the UAE. AmCham is an independent, not-for-profit trade association comprised of Fortune 500, small and medium sized companies, and prominent business leaders and entrepreneurs.

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council is the premier business organization dedicated to advancing bilateral commercial relations. By leveraging its extensive networks in the U.S. and in the region, the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council provides unparalleled access to senior decision makers in business and government with the aim of deepening bilateral trade and investment.


Keeping the Global Air Power Community Informed

Nation Shield is the official journal of UAE Armed Forces and proud to be the official media partner of DIACC, EURONAVAL, IDEX, NAVDEX, UMEX, ISNR, Dubai Airshow, Airport Show, ADIHEX, Bahrain Air Show, BIDEC, DSA, DSEI, Egypt Defense Expo, Eurosatory, Farnborough International, Paris Airshow, SOFEX and many other international exhibitions and conferences.

Arabian Aerospace is at the heart of the industry across the region. Now in its twelfth year – the magazine, officially supported by MEBAA and AACO – along with its daily news updates, weekly newsletter and show daily specials – has become a clear market leader for aerospace professionals in and with the Middle East. For your free subscription to Arabian Aerospace, visit

African Aerospace magazine is designed to provide news and features covering the entire sector and its activities in the region for those in the industry, whether they are based in Africa or have interest in business in the region. For your free subscription to African Aerospace, visit

Cyber Defense Magazine is created by ethical, honest and passionate Information Security Professionals for Information Security professionals. It’s mission is to share cutting-edge knowledge, real-world stories and award the best ideas, products and services in the Information Security Technology industry.

Providing business-critical information, predictive intelligence and connections to the global aerospace, airline, defense, space, MRO and business aviation industries.