UAE-based EDGE Group entity LAHAB has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indonesia’s state-owned PT Dahana (Dahana) in order to cooperate in the development of high-energy materials.
LAHAB is specialized in producing a wide range of ammunition and provides cutting-edge technologies in ammunition development, services, and training.
The MoU will pave the way for cooperation in the field of manufacturing, and the production of several types of explosives, capitalizing on the existing capabilities of both companies.
Furthermore, the MoU will allow them to explore joint investment in the construction of a TNT plant at the Dahana Energetic Material Center (EMC) area in Subang.
Dahana is engaged in high-energy materials and provides integrated explosives services for the General Mining, Quarry and Construction, Oil and Gas, and Defence sectors
“LAHAB’s agreement with Dahana is a perfect example of two highly specialized companies coming together to explore joint synergies and opportunities which will allow us to grow our individual and sovereign capabilities through partnership. By utilizing these unique strengths, we are able to play a strategic role in strengthening the economic and security relationships between our countries, while pushing the boundaries of technology, and ultimately the superior services and solutions we offer our customers in both the defense and commercial sectors while minimizing potential disruption.”
According to the statement, LAHAB and Dahana will establish a joint technical team that will be responsible for defining a complete roadmap and execution phase of the co-investment and the development of existing facilities in Indonesia.
“Both companies are also exploring cooperation for the production of propellant and RDX, energetic materials that play a strategic role in the growth of sovereign defense capabilities,” the company said.