Abu Dhabi-based Edge Group has signed a strategic agreement with the International Defence Exhibition (IDEX 2021) and Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX 2021), which be held from Feb. 21-25 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Company (ADNEC) in cooperation with the Ministry of Defence and the General Command of the UAE Armed Forces.
At the event, Edge Group will be launching more than 10 products and will exhibit over 50 core capabilities across its expertise in Platforms & Systems, Missiles & Weapons, Cyber Defence, Electronic Warfare & Intelligence and Mission Support.
“As the UAE’s industry anchor for advanced technology and defence, we are proud to be participating at IDEX and NAVDEX representing our consolidated sovereign capabilities,” said Faisal Al Bannai, CEO & Managing Director, EDGE Group. “With the digital era creating new opportunities and challenges, EDGE Group is adapting its research and capabilities towards a more agile, bold, and disruptive advanced technology centric defence sector […] while also offering a platform to showcase some of our latest products as we mark our first year anniversary.”
“EDGE Group is the national leader in the development of cutting-edge defence technologies. Our partnership underlines our goals of consolidating the position of IDEX and NAVDEX as both national and global innovation platforms. In doing so, we are supporting the UAE’s strategic goals, aimed at economic diversification.” said Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Managing Director and Group CEO of ADNEC.
EDGE Group was established in November 2019 and aims to strengthen the UAE’s defence capabilities and the nation’s leading position as an exporter of security technologies, while fostering strategic relationships with a focus on commercial viability and value.
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