Emirates News Agency – EDGE to showcase region’s leading advanced technology solutions at World Defense Show

ABU DHABI, 28th February, 2022 (WAM) — EDGE Group, a cutting-edge technology group established to develop agile, bold and disruptive solutions for defense and beyond, has announced its participation in the inaugural World Defense Show, to be held in Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, from March 6 to 9. EDGE is the region’s leading advanced technology company for defense and beyond, and one of the top 25 military suppliers in the world.

During the show, EDGE will strengthen its partnerships with local industry and its drive to support indigenous defense production in Saudi Arabia, while showcasing a range of capabilities and technology solutions.

Faisal Al Bannai, Executive Chairman of the EDGE Group Board, said: “We are delighted to join our colleagues from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the World Defense Show, and we welcome the opportunities this major event will create for we. to engage in commerce, while providing a platform to showcase some of our latest products and solutions.

“Saudi Arabia is a key strategic market for us – as demonstrated last year at IDEX – and we look forward to building on that at this inaugural event by announcing new cutting-edge products and by forging valuable partnerships and agreements that meet the UAE’s vision of developing sovereign capabilities and building a sustainable knowledge-based economy with greater emphasis on export agreements.

Seven of EDGE’s entities will showcase advanced solutions and products, including NIMR’s combat-proven AJBAN Mk2 and JAIS 4×4 land platforms; the Rabdan 8×8 infantry fighting vehicles from AL JASOOR; and ADASI’s QX-3, QX-4 and Garmoosha fixed-wing and rotary-wing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Another highlight of the EDGE stand is the range of HALCON precision guidance systems, including the Desert Sting and Thunder series, as well as the RASH family of fixed-wing guidance kits. AL TARIQ’s long-range precision-guided munitions will also be present at the event.

In addition, on display will be CARACAL’s CAR 816 assault rifle, CARACAL EF pistol, CMP9 submachine gun, as well as its CSR 338 and CAR 817 DMR sniper rifles, designed to combine precision and reliability for law enforcement. , security and military forces.

EDGE’s electronic warfare and intelligence (EW&I) capabilities will be showcased through SIGN4L’s recently launched GNSS anti-jamming system, GPS-Protect, as well as other industry-leading solutions making their first appearance at the event.