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EDGE, Turkish Aerospace Collaborate on Airborne-Domain Projects

Our Bureau - : Feb 9, 2024 - : 1:09 am

The UAE-based technology and defense groups, EDGE signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Turkish Aerospace to work together on several aerospace-specific initiatives at the World Defense Show in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Thursday (Feb. 8).

“Our agreement to collaborate with Turkish Aerospace as the partner of choice for advanced airborne projects strengthens our continued cooperation with Türkiye’s defense industry ecosystem, and speaks volumes about the global appeal and trust placed in us as a leading international technology and defense company,” said Khaled Al Zaabi, President of Platforms & Systems, EDGE Group.

“Further to this, it highlights the state-of-the-art capabilities EDGE has developed and acquired since our inception only four years ago, including homegrown UAE technology. We look forward to the outcomes of our collaborative efforts with Turkish Aerospace and our continued advancements in the aerospace and defense sectors,” he added.

“I wish this memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Turkish Aerospace and EDGE to be beneficial to both companies and hope that this collaboration will be further expanded in the coming years.” said The President and CEO of Turkish Aerospace, Prof. Temel Kotil.

The agreement represents a joint commitment to integrate EDGE’s advanced payloads and sensors into Turkish Aerospace’s products. With the MoU, the two companies will provide continuous intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance (ISTAR). It also includes the potential for technology transfer (TOT), integration, and manufacturing.


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