The exhibition was held from 13 to 17 November 2023 at Al Maktoum Airport "Dubai World Central" in a huge event that witnessed the display of 180 military and civilian aircraft with the latest aviation technologies, and a large presence of exhibiting companies amounting to 1400,20 companies in 300 pavilions, in addition to lectures and sessions conducted by <> experts in various fields including aviation, space, defense, sustainability, airspace protection and other topics distributed over nine programs that made up the agenda of the prestigious international exhibition.
The United States has enjoyed successful strategic and commercial engagement, with U.S. companies concluding important deals that contribute to the partnership between the United States and the United Arab Emirates.
On the strategic side, the presence of the U.S. Armed Forces at the Expo is a message of confidence from the United States to demonstrate its commitment to the security of the Middle East and its determination to continue supporting its partners in the region, especially in light of the current international developments.
On the commercial side, the American companies present at the exhibition took advantage of this opportunity to showcase modern US defense and military systems, and the American giant "Boeing" concluded a deal with the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center in Dubai to supply drone systems for aircraft inspection, virtual and augmented reality technologies in maintenance management, and best practices in the field of proactive maintenance of air systems.
Boeing's participation at the Dubai Airshow 2023 also included showcasing the best of U.S. military-industrial technology in advanced air transport (AAAM), including the world's most advanced AH-64 Apache helicopters, which are the backbone of the U.S. Air Force's helicopter fleet, the F-16EX Combat Fighter aircraft capable of handling a variety of threats on a large scale, and KC-46 Pegasus aircraft designed for aerial refueling equipped with highly advanced combat systems.