Middle East Missile & Air Defense Conference (MEMAD 2008)

The Middle East Missile and Air Defense Symposium (MEMAD) was successfully held at the Armed Forces Officers Club in Abu Dhabi between 14-15 December, 2008. It made front-page news on The National and Gulf News.

Held under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, MEMAD featured more than two dozen experts in missile and air defense from the UAE, Kuwait, Jordan, the US, France, and Germany. It was the region’s first dedicated high-level conference to explore the emerging threats and challenges in the form of air and missile attack.