Abu Dhabi’s Idex demonstrates the future of defence is here

The biggest show for the military industry in the Middle East makes its return to the capital on February 21

The latest in military technology on land, air and sea will go on display in Abu Dhabi from February 21. More than 500 exhibitors from 50 countries will convene at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, the biggest defence show in the Middle East, as the UAE capital returns to in-person events amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Deena Kamel, The National's aviation correspondent, joins co-hosts Mustafa Alrawi and Kelsey Warner to lay out what to expect from IDEX - from the major players to billion-dollar contracts and emerging technologies.

In this episode

  • What is Idex and who's attending? (0m 40s)
  • How is Idex different this year? (2m 30s)
  • Abu Dhabi's Edge (5m 17s)
  • Environmentally-friendly defence? (8m 23s)

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