EDGE was honoured to receive His Majesty Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah, King of Malaysia, at several of its advanced technology and manufacturing facilities including Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) and CARACAL
The royal delegation was welcomed by H.E Faisal Al Bannai, Chairman of the Board of Directors at EDGE; Mansour Almulla, EDGE’s Managing Director & CEO; a number of senior officials accompanying the King of Malaysia; and other key members of EDGE’s senior leadership team.
Launched in November 2019, the UAE’s EDGE is one of the world’s leading advanced technology groups, established to develop agile, bold and disruptive solutions for defence and beyond, and to be a catalyst for change and transformation. It is dedicated to bringing breakthrough innovations, products, and services to market with greater speed and efficiency, to position the UAE as a leading global hub for future industries, and to creating clear paths within the sector for the next generation of highly-skilled talent to thrive.
With a focus on the adoption of 4IR technologies, EDGE is driving the development of sovereign capabilities for global export and for the preservation of national security, working with front-line operators, international partners, and adopting advanced technologies such as autonomous capabilities, cyber-physical systems, advanced propulsion systems, robotics and smart materials. EDGE converges R&D, emerging technologies, digital transformation, and commercial market innovations with military capabilities to develop disruptive solutions tailored to the specific requirements of its customers.
Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, capital of the UAE, EDGE consolidates more than 20 entities into four core clusters: Platforms & Systems, Missiles & Weapons, Electronic Warfare & Cyber Technologies, and Trading & Mission Support.
Meanwhile, Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, UAE Minister of State for Defence Affairs, received Thursday Malaysian Minister of Defence, Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan, and his accompanying delegation, at the Ministry's HQ in Abu Dhabi, UAE national news agency WAM reported.
During the meeting, which was attended by Matar Salem Al Dhaheri, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Defence and a number of senior ministry officers and officials, they reviewed aspects of strengthening cooperation between the two countries, with special emphasis on the defence field, to ensure further coordination and collaboration. (EDGE; WAM; Photo © EDGE)