Military and Strategic Journal
Issued by the Directorate of Morale Guidance at the General Command of the Armed Forces
United Arab Emirates
Founded in August 1971


Falcon: The Next-Gen System That’s Ready Today

The Falcon air defence weapon system, a short and medium-range air defence solution for current and emerging threats, which is result of a collaboration between Lockheed Martin, Diehl Defence and Saab, has been developed to

Empowering UAE Nationals Through Technology

For more than 45 years, Northrop Grumman has grown its presence and expanded the support it offers to customers, industry partners and universities in the UAE and Saudi Arabia, as well as other Middle East

Raytheon Emirates:Expanding Partnership

Raytheon Company has enjoyed a close relationship with the UAE built over 32 years of supporting the Emirates’ national security, civil defence infrastructure, local manufacturing and training in a number of strategic initiatives. In 2017,

Leonardo Provides Excellence in the Sky

The 25th anniversary of IDEX will be an occasion for Leonardo to celebrate and renew its long-term partnership with the UAE. Nation Shield met Marco Buratti, Leonardo’s Senior Vice President for International Marketing and Strategic

BAE Systems: Building Resilient Relations

Countries need to protect themselves against various threats, including physical and cyber. These threats are becoming increasingly more sophisticated and have the potential to harm governments, organisations, assets and infrastructure. International defence, aerospace and security

Training is Fundamental to Military Readiness

Ian Bell, CAE’s Vice President and General Manager, oversees the global training and simulation company’s defence activities in the Middle East and Asia/Pacific. He highlights that each year the company trains more than 220,000 civil

HENSOLDT: Pioneers in Precision

One of the world’s leaders in technology and innovation in the area of defence and security electronics, HENSOLDT has established itself as a market leader in civilian and military sensor solutions, developing new products to

PAL Aerospace Aims to Establish UAE as a Centre of Excellence

With over four decades of operations, PAL Aerospace has continuously built on its experience to evolve into a global leader of airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) solutions. In an interview with Nation Shield, Keith

Aerospace Redefined

People can sometimes point to an event in their professional lives that stands apart from all others. It’s a moment in time that forces them to stop and say, “Wow! This is big.” Today is

The UAE is a True Partner in Every Sense of the Word..Lockheed Martin

On the side-lines of the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS), Nation Shield had a conversation with Robert (Bob) Harward, Vice Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret) SEAL, and Chief Executive, Middle East, Lockheed Martin International, about the future

Raising the Bar in Marksmanship

Marathon Targets enables soldiers to become pre-combat veterans by rapidly developing skills in combat marksmanship. Robotic targets allow for the creation of tactical live fire scenarios capable of simulating realistic combat environments. Compared to this,

Rotary UAV: Go-to Technology for Maritime Security

The eyes of navies worldwide are firmly fixed on the strategic and tactical role that UAVs can play, specifically with respect to the rotary VTOL (Vertical Take-off and Landing) niche. Because maritime territorial borders present

Driving Innovation in the Mobile Satellite Industry

Dubai-based Thuraya is a leading mobile satellite communications company that offers innovative, flexible and dependable technology facilitating reliable communications where and when it matters most. Thuraya’s global customers include industry leaders from a variety of

Lockheed Martin’s Game Changing Hit-to-Kill Missile Technology

A technology leader working around the globe, Lockheed Martin has been a close partner of the Middle East since 1967. Vice Admiral (Ret) Andy Winns, Lockheed Martin’s Middle East-Africa Regional Executive spoke with Nation Shield

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