Military orders likely to steal limelight at Dubai Airshow

15 November 2009

One of the themes that is expected to emerge at this year's Dubai Airshow is that military orders will grab a bigger share of the spotlight as civilian aircraft deals decline due to the global economic crisis. Military participation this year at the Dubai Airshow will grow to 40%, organisers say, and companies such as American defence contractor Raytheon have already announced that they are planning to sign a number of missile and air traffic control deals at the show.

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