MONTHLY NEWSLETTER      October 2020
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Raytheon Launches Virtualized Testing Solution to Assess Cyber Vulnerabilities
Raytheon Intelligence & Space, a Raytheon Technologies business is launching a new hardware emulation and software analysis tool called DejaVM.
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Mubadala to Invest AED 3.1 Billion in Reliance Retail Ventures
This marks the second significant investment by Mubadala in a Reliance Industries subsidiary after the US$1.2 billion investment in Jio Platforms.
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PCR test now included in all Etihad Airways tickets from Abu Dhabi
Etihad Airways will offer PCR tests included in all air tickets booked by customers in the UAE for flights departing from Abu Dhabi International Airport.
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Boeing Licenses Ultraviolet Wand to Healthe, Inc. to Counter COVID-19
​Boeing entered into a patent and technology license with Healthe under which Healthe will manufacture a UV wand designed to sanitize airplane interiors.
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Aerion Supersonic Awards BAE Systems Contract to Provide Flight Control System
BAE Systems set to design, develop, and integrate a fly-by-wire flight control system, including active inceptors, for the new AS2 aircraft.
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Collins Aerospace’s Wheels & Brakes unit named Lockheed Martin Elite Supplier
Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp., has been named a 2019 Elite Supplier by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company.
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EPI Expands Facility to Manufacture Boeing 787 Dreamliner Metallic Parts in the UAE
EPI manufacturing capabilities to include serial assembly lines, establishing it as a regional leader in aircraft component production.
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US - UAE NEWS
UAE's Lunar Mission to Help Build Space Station on Moon
The engineering model for the Rashid rover, a 10 kilogram robotic machine, are being designed and will be finalised next year.
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UAE, US, Israel to Develop Joint Strategy for Energy Partnership
The UAE, the United States of America and the State of Israel have affirmed the importance of establishing a joint strategic vision for energy partnership.
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US Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai Set for Completion in November, Says Ambassador
The US pavilion at Expo 2020 is set for completion in November this year, US Ambassador to the UAE John Rakolta confirmed during an online Press briefing.
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UAE Law Ensuring Equal Pay for Men and Women Comes Into Force
A new UAE law ensuring equal pay for men and women in the private sector will come into operation. The decree was issued by President Sheikh Khalifa.
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UAE Astronauts to Train at NASA’s Johnson Space Center Under New Agreement
Under the agreement, UAE astronauts Hazzaa AlMansoori and Sultan AlNeyadi will begin training at Johnson Space Center.
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Abu Dhabi Takes $615 Million Stake in U.S. LNG Exporter
Abu Dhabi’s main sovereign wealth fund disclosed a 5.1% stake in Cheniere Energy Inc., the largest U.S. exporter of liquefied natural gas.
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ADGM Commences Public Consultation on Proposed Electronic Transactions Regulations
The regulations also highlight that references to “writing” in legislation include electronic form and therefore confirm the validity of electronic contracts.
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