- Agreement will see EDGE reinforce the UAE’s tactical data-link sovereignty
EDGE announced today that it signed a contract valued at AED 4 billion to provide tactical communications and data-link solutions to the UAE Armed Forces. As one of the world’s leading advanced technology and defence groups, EDGE will provide reliable and secure communications in the air, at sea, and on land. Announced at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2023), the contract will be executed over a period of four years.
Waleid Al Mesmari, Senior Vice President – Electronic Warfare & Cyber Technologies, EDGE, said: “We feel immense pride in signing this AED 4 billion contract with the UAE Armed Forces, which is testament to the reliability of our technologies as well as the trust that our customers place in our solutions. Designed to meet future standards, our comprehensive and interoperable solutions will fortify the UAE’s current capability with improved network communication that increases voice and data services linked into a broader range of UAE Armed Forces for both domestic and international operations while also ensuring national tactical data-link sovereignty in line with the UAE Leadership’s mandate.”
Attendees of IDEX can visit EDGE and its portfolio of companies at Hall 5, stand A05-C10 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) until 24 February, 2023.