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EDGE Successfully Completes Tests of Airborne Cellular Solution

23 February 2023
EDGE Successfully Completes Tests of Airborne Cellular Solution
  • SIGN4L’s UAE-made ACTIVECELL-A meets customer needs and provides a decisive advantage for search and rescue missions

EDGE, one of the world’s leading advanced technology and defence groups, successfully completed extensive testing of its airborne cellular solution, ACTIVECELL-A with an undisclosed customer. The test demonstrated aircraft integration, highly accurate location acquisition, and full-system performance to support diverse emergency conditions and mission requirements.

Developed by EDGE’s electronic warfare arm SIGN4L, the cutting-edge solution delivers advanced detection, monitoring, and location capabilities over 2G, 3G, and 4G network technologies – offering a critical advantage during search and rescue operations.

Omar Al Zaabi, Senior Vice President – Trading & Mission Support, EDGE said: “Successfully completing this trial demonstrates the readiness of ACTIVECELL-A to support customers in the UAE and further afield to key markets. The system offers exceptional performance and accuracy, with operational capabilities designed for a wide range of mission requirements. In line with the UAE Leadership’s directive, EDGE and SIGN4L are proud to have developed this life-saving sovereign capability, which has proven to deliver positive search and rescue mission outcomes.”