EDGE’s GRADEONE appointed as official channel partner by India’s BDL

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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GRADEONE, a defense trading specialist concentrating on manufacturing non-lethal pyrotechnics, ammunition, defense-related components and packing solutions and a subsidiary of EDGE, has been appointed as an official channel partner by Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), a Defence Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

BDL has state-of-the-art facilities for the manufacture and supply of guided missiles, underwater weapons, airborne products and allied defense equipment for the Indian Armed Forces.

Mr. Khalifa Al Ali, Managing Director of GRADEONE said that “As we continue to develop our scope of defense trading capabilities within EDGE Group, we are proud to partner with BDL, a well-established manufacturer of high technology weapon systems for the Indian Armed Forces and international clients. By developing successful partnerships and capitalizing on our trading proficiency, GRADEONE has the privilege of broadening the UAE supply chain and strengthening in-country defense capabilities and components.”

Commodore Mr. Girish Raghunath Pradhan (Retd), Executive Director of BDL, stated that “BDL is delighted to be collaborating with GRADEONE, as well as contribute to the UAE defense sector by providing our trusted products to the region. We are proud to call GRADEONE, an outstanding provider of defense trading solutions, our UAE regional representative.”

Established in 2004, GRADEONE specializes in defense trading and services and provides various solutions to the military and defense sectors, including the army, special forces, navy, air force, law enforcement, and search and rescue services. GRADEONE also provides sporting and hunting equipment, supplies and accessories. It is part of the Trading & Mission Support cluster within EDGE, one of the world’s leading advanced technology groups.

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