The Organizers of Egypt Defence Expo (EDEX) announced that MBDA has confirmed its participation as Gold Sponsor for EDEX 2020.
MBDA is a European developer and manufacturer of missiles, and was also a Sponsor at EDEX 2018.
The company joins the growing list of exhibitors signing up for Egypt’s only international tri-service defence exhibition, taking place 7-10 December 2020 in Cairo.
Other confirmed Sponsors to-date include Fincantieri (Italy) as Headline Sponsor, and Lockheed Martin (USA) as Silver Sponsor.
MBDA is the only European group capable of designing and producing missiles and missile systems that correspond to the full range of current and future operational needs of the three armed forces (land, sea and air).
With a significant presence in five European countries and within the USA, in 2018 MBDA achieved revenue of 3.2 billion Euros with an order book of 17.4 billion Euros. With more than 90 armed forces customers in the world, MBDA is a world leader in missiles and missile systems. In total, the group offers a range of 45 missile systems and countermeasures products already in operational service and more than 15 others currently in development.
MBDA is jointly owned by Airbus (37.5 %), BAE Systems (37.5 %), and Leonardo (25 %).