New Hampshire's first appearance at one of the largest trade shows in the Middle East is underway.
The New Hampshire Office of International Commerce is participating in the Dubai Air Show that runs from Sunday through Nov. 12. Companies represented will include AQYR of Hollis, provider of satellite communications hardware; HALO Maritime Defense Systems of Newton, designer of sea barriers; and Transupport of Merrimack, a stocking distributor for gas turbine engines.
Funding for participation comes from a State Trade Export Promotion grant.
The companies are members of the New Hampshire Aerospace and Defense Export Consortium. More than 300 companies and manufacturers in the state are involved in the aerospace and defense industries.