EDGE to Participate in Expodefensa 2023, Highlights Importance of Latin American Markets

Defence Industry

Abu Dhabi, UAE. EDGE, one of the world’s leading advanced technology and defence groups, has announced its participation at Expodefensa 2023, scheduled from December 5-7 in Bogotá, Colombia. The group’s attendance at one of Latin America’s most important industry exhibitions underscores its ongoing commitment to the Latin American market, where it has been actively building its presence through sales, and strategic partnerships and acquisitions, contributing to the region’s security and defence capabilities.

At the event, EDGE will exhibit its unique portfolio of sophisticated solutions, highlighting its expertise in autonomous systems, precision-guided munitions, arms and ammunition, and advanced electronic warfare solutions.

Mansour AlMulla, Managing Director and CEO, EDGE Group, said: “Our participation in Expodefensa reflects EDGE’s continued deepening of relationships and the expansion of collaborations within the strategically important LATAM region. The solutions we will be showcasing, particularly in the areas of autonomous systems, smart weapons, and electronic warfare, offer technological and operational capabilities tailored to the needs of our partners in the region. We look forward to strengthening our ties and expanding our cooperation in Colombia and across Latin America.”

Featured on EDGE’s stand in the Autonomous Systems domain will be the QX family of loitering munitions, the GARMOOSHA rotary-wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), and the SHADOW loitering unmanned aerial vehicles. The HUNTER series of loitering munitions will also be on display, including the HUNTER 2-S swarming UAV, which features powerful artificial intelligence (AI).

In the Smart Weapons domain, EDGE will exhibit the AL TARIQ line of long-range PGMs, the RASH precision guided munitions systems, the DESERT STING line of air-to-surface precision-guided glide weapons, the MANSUP-ER anti-ship missile, and the SKYKNIGHT air defence missile.

EDGE’s Arms and Ammunitions display is set to include its portfolio of pistols, submachine guns, assault rifles, sniper rifles, as well a broad range of small caliber ammunition.

A full suite of Electronic Warfare solutions will be displayed, including the ACTIVECELL search and rescue system, the SKYSHIELD counter-UAS solution, V-PROTECT convoy protection, and other homeland security solutions.

Attendees of Expodefensa can visit EDGE and its portfolio of companies at stand B40 and B50 in Hall 11-16 at the Corferias Convention Centre, Bogotá, Colombia.