Enabling a Secure Future.
EDGE is an advanced technology group established to develop agile, bold and disruptive solutions for defence and beyond. Enabling a secure future, it is dedicated to bringing innovative technologies and services to market with greater speed and efficiency.
Starting with breakthrough innovations in the strategically important sector of defence, EDGE places a priority on national security. Consolidating over 25 entities and employing more than 12,000 brilliant minds, it offers expertise across five core clusters: Platforms & Systems, Missiles & Weapons, Cyber Defence, Electronic Warfare & Intelligence, and Mission Support.
At the forefront of development, EDGE converges commercial market innovations with military capabilities. Working with front-line operators and adopting advanced technologies such as autonomous capabilities, cyber-physical systems, advanced propulsion systems, robotics and smart materials, its disruptive solutions are based on the intricate and intuitive needs of the industry. EDGE embeds artificial intelligence across its products and services, creating interoperability and developing cross-domain expertise – to respond to an era where adaptability is vital. Leveraging local and international partnerships across the defence and technology spectrum, it is a magnet for exceptional talent and global expertise, reimaging capabilities with research and development at its core.
Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, EDGE is a catalyst for change – promoting fast, precise decision-making to revolutionise the industry and change its fundamentals.
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Tawazun Economic Council (TEC) was founded in 1992 to support a vision of comprehensive and sustainable economic and social development within the UAE.
Through the implementation of its economic development program initiatives, TEC acts as a key enabler for the development of defense and security industries in the UAE. TEC provides the needed inputs for the defense industrial development including attracting additional local and foreign capital into the industry as well as actively supporting the SME segment.
TEC targets new capability development, technology transfer and accelerated adoption of new technologies in the defense & security industrial sector thereby contributing to economic diversification.
Since its establishment, TEC has enabled creation of more than 90 companies and investment vehicles, covering 11 sectors, including defense manufacturing. These companies continue play a vital role in boosting economic growth in the UAE.