United Arab Emirates (UAE) based EDGE Group, which has rapidly emerged as one of the leading defence firms in the region, is now targeting market opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
The UAE’s participation at EDEX is being led by the Emirates Defence Companies Council (EDCC). EDGE’s participation in the ongoing show is targeted at providing it a foothold in the MENA market. 10 EDGE entities HALCON, AL TARIQ, CARACAL, ADASI, NIMR, ADSB, AL JASOOR, SIGN4L, BEACON RED, and AMMROC are displaying their growing portfolio of defence products at the region’s only tri-service defence and security.
EDGE already offers 20 new cutting-edge products and services introduced over the past two years and launched 13 new products at the recently concluded Dubai Airshow and company officials say that a further 40 are under development.
Faisal Al Bannai, CEO and Managing Director, EDGE Group, said “EDGE is proud to be represented at EDEX in Cairo, together with Emirates Defense Companies Council. We are spearheading the creation and manufacture of advanced technology solutions in defence and in the civilian spheres and playing a pivotal role in the drive for economic growth and greater international security. We continue to push forward with our industry 4.0 agenda to help establish the UAE as a world-leading centre for future industries, and promoting superior products and services for export globally. EDEX is an ideal platform from which to promote our portfolio across MENA and beyond.”
ADSB is showcasing scale models of its 160 ITEP, Falaj 3-class, and 36 Flex naval patrol vessels, while small arms manufacturer CARACAL is displaying its growing range of small arms, such as the CAR 816 Assault rifle, and the CSR 338 Sniper rifle. The EDGE Group’s Mission Support cluster entity, AMMROC is also highlighting its military MRO services and solutions.
The other EDGE entities are displaying their products, such as the Shadow 25 and Shadow 50 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV); Thunder series and Desert Sting family of precision guided missiles; kyKnight and NASEF missiles; Garmoosha UAS; Rash 1M, Rash 2M, and Rash 2H guided munitions systems; QX series of UAVs; AJBAN 440 and JAIS 6×6 vehicles; and various Electronic Warfare and Intelligence Security solutions.
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