EDGE, Adani Defense & Aerospace sign landmark cooperation agreement

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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EDGE, one of the world’s leading advanced technology and defense groups, has signed a milestone cooperation agreement with Adani Defense & Aerospace, one of the leading defense and aerospace companies in India.

The agreement aims to establish a global platform leveraging the defense and aerospace capabilities of both companies to bring together their respective product portfolios and cater to the requirements of global and local customers. This includes evaluating cooperation across EDGE’s and Adani’s core product domains, including missiles & weapons covering airborne, surface, infantry, ammunition, and air defense products, platforms & systems covering unmanned aerial systems (UAS), loitering munitions, counter-drone systems, unmanned ground vehicles (UGV), as well as electronic warfare (EW) and cyber technologies.

The agreement will explore the establishment of R&D facilities in India and the UAE; the setting up of development, production and maintenance facilities of defense and aerospace solutions to not just serve the two captive markets, but also Southeast Asian and wider global markets.

Hamad Al Marar_EDGE_Adani Defence & Aerospace partnership
Hamad Al Marar
MD & CEO,
EDGE Group

“Our agreement with Adani Defense & Aerospace, represents a significant milestone, strengthening our ties within India’s defense industry, and underscoring our mutual commitment to advancing UAE-India military ties. This agreement reflects our dedication to bringing our customers the most advanced and sophisticated products to the market, while taking advantage of the global export potential including critical UAE-grown technology. We are keen to set up the joint platform between Adani Defense and EDGE to pioneer new technologies and set new standards in advanced military equipment and defense sector.”

Ashish Rajvanshi, Chief Executive Officer of Adani Defense & Aerospace remarked that, “Our collaboration marks the beginning of a new era in enhancing defense capabilities, emphasizing our commitment to advance technological prowess and promoting bilateral defense cooperation between India and the UAE. It is a reflection of our shared vision to fortify our nation’s capabilities by not just delivering cutting-edge solutions for the two countries but also setting new benchmarks in the global defense landscape.”

The agreement with Adani Defense & Aerospace reinforces EDGE’s commitment to India’s defense industry, a market of strategic importance for the group.

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