Mar. 10, 2022

Hit by Houthi attacks, UAE pitches regional anti-drone ‘shield’

Peninsula/Security

The story: Having come under repeated aerial attacks by Yemen’s Ansarullah movement, better known as the Houthis, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has proposed a regional “shield” to intercept drone strikes. This follows Abu Dhabi’s hosting of the “only event in the Middle East dedicated for drones,” which comes in the aftermath of parallel Emirati engagement with Israel and Turkey on regional security.

The coverage: Held under the theme “The Future of Autonomy,” the Emirates News Agency (WAM) covered the fifth Unmanned System and the Simulation and Training Exhibitions (UMEX/SIMTEX). Of note, the event’s patron is Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and de facto UAE ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan (MbZ)...

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