homeland security market

Significant Growth in Middle East HLS Market

The Middle East homeland security market is on course for significant growth. A recent study by Analysts Frost & Sullivan (F&S) says revenues are...

Algorithms to Save Intelligence Analysts’ Time

Innovative development in the human-machine teaming would enhance the abilities of the US Armed Forces. Project Maven focuses on helping U.S. Special Operations Command...
attack aircraft

First Military Fighter Developed in UAE Unveiled

Calidus, an Abu Dhabi-based advanced technology company recently incorporated, has unveiled its new light attack aircraft with multirole capabilities in Dubai. Fully designed from the...

Chinese UAVs to Be Built in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) signed a partnership agreement covering the manufacture of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with the...
smart city

Giant Company Expands Surveillance in Smart City Project

A new agreement will support the expansion of Abu Dhabi’s city-wide video surveillance project within the framework of the Smart City program. Recently, Cisco...
IT security

Major Advancement in IT Security from Unexpected Destination

Researchers at New York University Abu Dhabi’s Design for Excellence lab (NYUAD) have developed new innovations in computer chip technology that present landmark achievements...
smart airport

Qatar Adopting Smart Airport Technologies

Qatar's Hamad International Airport plans to ramp up biometric solutions alongside other innovations such as VR and robotics on its way to become a...
air defense systems

Russian Air Defense Systems Popular in Middle East

Russia has been selling its S-400 air defense systems to several armies in the Middle East and Mediterranean regions. The S-400 Triumph is Russia's...
aerial attack drones

Iran Supplies Aerial Attack Drones to Yemen’s Rebels

Drones loaded with explosives are on their way to Middle Eastern rebels. Iran has transferred so-called kamikaze aerial attack drones technology to Yemen’s Houthi...

Leonardo Offers New Intelligence and First Responder UAV

Leonardo’s Falco EVO Remotely-Piloted Air System (RPAS or UAV) has been selected by two customers in the Middle East and Gulf region. The Falco...

Would New Screening Tech Make Laptop Ban Unnecessary?

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will evaluate a new personal electronics scanner, the MobiLab ES, which is the only inspection system that effectively...
drones to collect information

Yemen Develops Drones to Collect Information on Militiamen

  Yemeni army forces have revealed four domestically designed and manufactured drones to collect information on the positions and movements of militiamen loyal to resigned...
yemen rebels

Yemen Rebels Threaten to Use New Weapon

Yemen's Houthi forces have threatened to shoot down Saudi vessels found anywhere near Red Sea ports controlled by the rebels with the newly launched...
terrorist attacks

Widening Scope of Flight Sanctions Over Fear of Terrorist Attacks

An increase in security checks for flights from some Middle East airports was announced by Australia, though the country stopped short of implementing the...
Thaad systems

THAAD Systems Gaining Momentum

Lockheed Martin Space Systems has received an $18.9 million modification to an existing contract for the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) Terminal High Altitude Area...

Another Step Towards Autonomous Air-Taxi Revolution

A recent test-drive of an autonomous Taxi Drone in Dubai made aviation history, while also sending UAE confidence levels skyrocketing. The German-made autonomous vehicle...
electronic devices

Mystery – US Bans In-Flight Electronic Devices from Arab Countries

The US has been increasing the security arrangements regarding incoming flights - mainly from Muslim Middle Eastern states. Passengers arriving on direct flights from...


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“Responsible AI” – The Solution to the Deepfake Threat?

Several months ago, thousands of Democratic New Hampshire voters received a telephone call from none other than US President Joe Biden urging them not...