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Abu Dhabi [DEFENCE]

Step through the doors of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) and you’re transported into a parallel universe where there’s no such thing as a global recession.

The latest biennial International Defence Exhibition (IDEX), held in the UAE capital in late February, is a temple to government consumerism and the guest list of companies ­displaying their wares reads like a who’s who of the defence industry. Virtually every major ­defence manufacturer has some kind of presence at the show (the only real exception…



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