still not effective against missilesEmirati and Israeli state-owned weapons makers sign a deal to jointly design vessels on final day of Dubai Airshow.www.aljazeera.com
UAE, Israel to develop unmanned military, commercial vessels
Emirati and Israeli state-owned weapons makers sign a deal to jointly design vessels on the final day of the Dubai Airshow.
CEO of EDGE Group: The UAE is no longer only a buyerWhether it was the F-35 or another platform, EDGE will get involved in various platforms from a supply chain, sub system, or MRO point of views, CEO says.breakingdefense.com
Whether it was the F-35 or another platform, EDGE will get involved in various platforms from a supply chain, sub system, or MRO point of views, CEO says.
Edge Group’s CEO talks drone swarms, 3D printing and export plans
Edge is only 2 years old, but its CEO, Faisal Al Bannai, says the business as achieved several milestones, including in autonomous technology, electronic warfare and smart weapons. But one of the most critical is its share of the United Arab Emirates’ export market on both a regional and global level.
The Rash 2 munition is [made using] 3D-printed [technology]. We are looking at every aspect now of our platforms and missiles to see how to bring 3D printing to them. Next year, there will be a number of products for which we are trying to push the envelope when it comes to 3D printing. So in 2022 and 2023, you will see a number of products 3D printed.
A body frame of a UAV is relatively easy, and this is what we are looking at developing to be 3D printed, but a missile goes through a different heat arrangement. Early success in this development is represented by kits like Rash — body frames for items that are not going through extreme [temperatures]. I think parts and components could be the entry point. We are experimenting with all of this.