Abu Dhabi defence firm, India’s HAL sign MoU at UAE’s defence expo : UAE’s leading defense group, EDGE signed a Memorandum of Understanding with India’s aerospace firm Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX).
Aim: To explore the areas of cooperation, including joint design and development of missile systems and Unmanned aerial vehicles (drones).
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Besides, both companies will also explore the utilization of HAL’s small gas turbine engines on EDGE’s guided weapons.
UAE Defence Expo
- It was held February 20-24. This is the UAE’s flagship defence expo.
- IDEX-UAE is internationally recognized as a strategically important tri-services defence exhibition.
- Amid the Russia-Ukraine war, the main focus of this edition of IDEX in the UAE is on drones, robotics, cyber security platforms, maritime security, air defence systems and more on secure communications.
- It showcases the state-of-the-art technology available globally in the defence sector.