EDGE Group has announced its participation at this year’s Egypt Defence Expo (EDEX), the group's press service said in a press release. EDGE will have a major presence within the UAE pavilion as the region’s largest advanced technology group for defence and beyond, and one of the leading military suppliers in the world.
The Emirates Defense Companies Council (EDCC) will head up the UAE exhibitors with the full support and sponsorship of the Ministry of Defense, the General Command of the Armed Forces, and the Tawazun Economic Council.
The 2nd edition of EDEX will take place from 29 November to 2 December at the Egypt International Exhibition Centre in New Cairo and is the only tri-service defence and security exhibition in North Africa.
EDGE’s stand will display a broad portfolio of cutting-edge defence industry solutions, products, and services provided by 10 of its entities - HALCON, AL TARIQ, CARACAL, ADASI, NIMR, ADSB, AL JASOOR, SIGN4L, BEACON RED, and AMMROC, covering the areas of Autonomous Systems, Precision Munitions, Electronic Warfare, Intelligence, Naval Systems, Land Systems, and MRO Services.
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.”
Among several advanced products featured, the EDGE stand will include displays of Shadow 25 and Shadow 50 UAVs; Thunder series and Desert Sting family of precision-guided missiles; SkyKnight and NASEF missiles; Garmoosha UAS; Rash 1M, Rash 2M, and Rash 2H guided munitions systems; QX series of UAVs; AJBAN 440 and JAIS 6x6 vehicles; and various Electronic Warfare and Intelligence Security solutions. The stand will also interactively showcase the military MRO services and solutions provided by EDGE Group’s Mission Support cluster entity, AMMROC, including scale models of its facilities. ADSB will display scale models of its 160 ITEP, Falaj 3-class, and 36 Flex naval patrol vessels. CARACAL will exhibit a range of small arms including the CAR 816 Assault rifle, and the CSR 338 Sniper rifle.
Attendees of EDEX can visit EDGE and its participating entities at stand H3-C30.