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The US defense industry celebrated a celebration when the new President Joe Biden confirmed the arms deal that his predecessor Trump had made in April. For 23 billion dollars, the United Arab Emirates are modernizing their armed forces with US products in order to be prepared for future conflicts or regional power poker. The delivery of 50 Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighter aircraft in particular caused displeasure among the Israeli ally. In addition, the Gulf power is to receive armed Reaper drones and other equipment. The agreement is seen as a "compensation deal" for the Abraham Accords previously concluded, in the course of which Dubai established relations with Tel Aviv.

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