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Dubai Airshow 2021 kicks off with expectations of big deals

The rise in attacks around the region in recent years using drones pushed the sales of UAV technologies in the Middle East to reach $1.5 billion over the last five years.
This picture shows a Denel Dynamics' "Al-Tariq" precision-guided bomb kit on display during the 2017 Dubai Airshow, Nov. 14, 2017.

The Dubai Airshow 2021 kicked off Nov. 14, nearly two years after the travel and airline industries came to a near standstill.

The 17th edition of the international show is the first major global aerospace exhibition to be held since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, in a sign indicating that the world has started to regain some of its normality.

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