Edge Group is a leading provider of cyber security, defense technologies, and associated services. The company was established in 2019 and has its headquarters in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Edge was formed by consolidating more than 25 entities, from Emirates Defence Industries Company (EDIC), Emirates Advanced Investments Group (EAIG), Tawazun Holding, and other independent organizations. The company has combined annual revenue of over US$5 billion and has more than 13,000 employees working across its five core clusters: Platforms & Systems, Missiles & Weapons, Cyber Defence, Electronic Warfare & Intelligence, and Mission Support.
Edge is at the forefront in creating opportunities in autonomous capabilities, directed energy, cyber-physical systems, advanced propulsion systems, robotics, and smart materials, with artificial intelligence embedded across its products and services.
The company lends itself to transforming the way of living and ensuring a more secure future. The mission of the company is focused around bring innovative technologies and services to market with great speed and efficiency. Edge is determined in its mission to revolutionize the defense industry and change its fundamentals. The company prioritizes technology in a non-binary world and aims to seek universal solutions. Edge offers its services to all companies whether they are big or small, start-up or established, local or global.
The main clusters of Edge namely, Platforms & Systems, Missiles & Weapons, Cyber Defence, Electronic Warfare & Intelligence, and Mission Support bring talent and technology together. Collaborative from the outset, the company focuses on fostering relationships across the industry to create fresh innovations by bringing technology from the commercial world into defense and security.
Edge joined Tawdheef, the UAE’s leading event for Emiratisation, and the second edition of the biennial Mohamed bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge 2020 (MBZIRC 2020), as the official Advanced Technology Partner in January 2020.
Edge’s ADASI also launched its VTOL made-in UAE drone at UMEX in February 2020.
According to CNBC, the goal of the company is to produce its defence products and rely less on the US and other importers
The platforms and systems of Edge include ADASI, ADSB, NIMR, Al JASOOR, AL TAIF, and NIMR.