Abu Dhabi, UAE, 13 September, 2023 – ST Engineering, a global technology, defence, and engineering group based in Singapore, and EDGE Group, one of the world’s leading advanced technology and defence groups, have announced their partnership aimed at sharing solutions, services, and capabilities in the areas of small calibre ammunition, unmanned technologies, future soldier systems, and training & simulation.
By pooling expertise, experience, and resources, ST Engineering and EDGE will avail to customers in Singapore and the UAE access to cutting-edge capabilities and holistic solutions.
The partnership between ST Engineering and EDGE leverages on their complementary strengths and signifies a shared commitment to innovation and effective solutions to address the evolving needs of defence customers.
In addition to supporting their regional markets, ST Engineering and EDGE aim to jointly develop and invest in a robust defence technology roadmap to ensure that their customers are always future-ready.
“The partnership with Edge Group will harness our complementary expertise and experience. With ST Engineering’s strong track record and deep domain expertise, we are also leveraging effective technical collaborations with strong partners to bring our comprehensive suite of proven and effective solutions to the UAE and the region,” said Chua Jin Kiat, Executive Vice President and Head of International Defence Business.
Omar Al Zaabi, President of EDGE’s Trading & Mission Support cluster, said: “By collaborating with ST Engineering, EDGE is strengthening its commitment to advancing our mutual technological capabilities to the regional defence sectors in Southeast Asia and beyond.
“Through this partnership, we will pursue advancements that offer innovative defence solutions to our clients in the UAE and Singapore. We look forward to jointly developing disruptive capabilities that will shape the future of the defence industry.”
Launched in November 2019, the UAE’s EDGE is one of the world’s leading advanced technology groups, established to develop agile, bold and disruptive solutions for defence and beyond, and to be a catalyst for change and transformation. It is dedicated to bringing breakthrough innovations, products, and services to market with greater speed and efficiency, to position the UAE as a leading global hub for future industries, and to creating clear paths within the sector for the next generation of highly-skilled talent to thrive.
With a focus on the adoption of 4IR technologies, EDGE is driving the development of sovereign capabilities for global export and for the preservation of national security, working with front-line operators, international partners, and adopting advanced technologies such as autonomous capabilities, cyber-physical systems, advanced propulsion systems, robotics and smart materials. EDGE converges R&D, emerging technologies, digital transformation, and commercial market innovations with military capabilities to develop disruptive solutions tailored to the specific requirements of its customers. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, capital of the UAE, EDGE consolidates more than 25 entities into five core clusters: Platforms & Systems, Missiles & Weapons, Space & Cyber Technologies, Trading & Mission Support, and Homeland Security.
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