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Dubai Airshow 2021: EDGE CEO vows no let-up in growth plans

18th November 2021 - 18:00 GMT | by Leonid Nersisyan in Dubai

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UAE conglomerate EDGE was a prominent presence at the Dubai Airshow 2021. (Photo: Dubai Airshow)

Shephard explored the prospects for the UAE defence industry with Faisal Al Bannai, CEO of EDGE.

The EDGE defence conglomerate in the UAE has grown fast since its formation almost two years ago, and its CEO expects to maintain this pace of development as indigenous technologies are complemented by industrial overseas partnerships.

‘We are not a defence contractor that is having advanced technology. We want to be an advanced technology company that happens to be in the defence sector. In general, we want to be a technology company,’ Faisal Al Bannai told Shephard.

EDGE was established in November 2019 to focus on autonomous capabilities, EW and smart weapons. At the same time, it was important

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Leonid Nersisyan

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Leonid Nersisyan is a defence analyst and research fellow at APRI Armenia. He is a …

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