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LIMA 2023: EDGE Group from UAE continues its conquest of new markets with Malaysia.

| 2023

EDGE, a prominent global advanced technology and defense group, is strengthening its presence in Southeast Asia by participating in the highly regarded Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) 2023.

Russian Vyborg Shipyard laid the Purga ice class coastguard ship of project 23550 925 001 EDGE Group's booth with THeMIS Combat unmanned ground vehicle. (Picture source: Navy Recognition)

LIMA is a significant event in the Asia-Pacific region for showcasing maritime and aerospace capabilities. EDGE will utilize this platform to exhibit its diverse product portfolio, which can be customized to meet the specific requirements of the region and align with its objective of expanding its global reach.

With a specific focus on autonomous systems and smart weapons, EDGE will showcase its technologically advanced defense solutions throughout the five-day event, held in Langkawi, Malaysia from 23 to 27 May.

This participation allows EDGE to foster partnerships within the local industry ecosystem, support indigenous defense initiatives in key markets like Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam, and demonstrate the breadth of its capabilities.

During the exhibition, seven of EDGE's portfolio companies will present innovative solutions that offer exceptional mission flexibility, exemplifying the company's advanced designs and manufacturing capabilities in the domains of autonomous air and land systems, naval systems, precision-guided munitions, and small arms.

In the field of autonomous air systems, EDGE will showcase the HUNTER SP (Soldier Portable) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), the tube-launched HUNTER 2-S swarming UAV system, and the REACH-S unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV). Additionally, the QX-1, QX-2, QX-3 loitering munitions and the GARMOOSHA rotary-wing UAV will also be displayed.

Autonomous land systems and solutions will be represented by MILREM's THeMIS Combat unmanned ground vehicle (UGV).

EDGE's advanced naval capabilities will include the 160 ITEP (Inshore Tactical Engagement Platform), 120 FIP (Fast Inshore Platform), 510 OPV (Offshore Patrol Vessel), and the introduction of a new corvette specifically designed to meet regional requirements.

EDGE will also exhibit its multi-range DESERT STING air-to-surface precision-guided munitions, the SKYKNIGHT air defense missile, the AL TARIQ-S (Standard Range), and AL TARIQ-LR (Long Range) advanced modular precision-guided munitions. Additionally, the RASH 1-M, RASH 2-H, and RASH 2-M precision-guided munition systems will be showcased.

In the realm of small arms and ammunition, EDGE will present its CARACAL F pistols, CMP 9 submachine guns, CAR 816 assault rifle, and CSR 50 sniper rifle, highlighting its innovative approach to producing accurate and modular firearms.

Furthermore, EDGE will display its full range of small caliber ammunition, including 40mm, 60mm, 81mm, and 120mm ammunition with various grains and variants such as tracer, armor-piercing, and full metal jacket.

Visitors attending LIMA 2023 can find EDGE at stand A07 at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre (MIEC) in Langkawi, Malaysia.

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