UAE resets local defence sector to prepare for hybrid war
Issue 1092 - 18 Nov 2019
In a major revamp of the domestic defence industry, “more than 25” local companies and 12,000 staff have been brought together into a new umbrella group called Edge. The new group includes subsidiaries of Emirates Defence Industries Company, Emirates Advanced Investments Group and Tawazun Holding, who together have some $5bn in annual revenues. To date only 23 entities have been named, including small arms maker Caracal, armoured vehicle firm Al-Nimr and electronic warfare player Sign4l.
Want to read more?
(Access to one 100-400 word article)
Don't have an account?
Register for access to our free content
An account also allows you to view selected free articles and set up news alerts.