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IDEX: Lockheed Martin and Edge explore partnership opportunities

Posted 23 February 2021 · Add Comment

Khalid Al Breiki, president – Mission Support, Edge, and Raymond Piselli, VP Finance, Contracts & Industrial Development, Lockheed Martin have signed an MOU to explore industrial participation opportunities across the UAE’s aerospace and defence industry.

Under the agreement, the two advanced technology firms will establish joint working groups to identify and develop industrialisation and knowledge transfer programmes. Under review will be projects related to in-country capability-building, the creation of innovative and emerging technologies, and the continued expansion of human capital development initiatives.
Al Breiki said: “At Edge, we place a strong emphasis on joint collaboration, and are continuously seeking to build our capabilities to be able to offer the next generation of talent an environment to thrive, innovate and develop at the cutting-edge of technology. Signing this agreement represents a long-term strategic partnership for Edge and Lockheed Martin and opens the door for both parties to pursue industrial and economic development across the UAE’s aerospace and defence sector.”
Piselli added: “As a trusted partner with the UAE for over 40 years, Lockheed Martin remains committed to developing in-country capabilities and supporting the nation’s human capital development agenda. This MOU marks an important milestone in the next phase of our partnership with Edge, and we look forward to identifying opportunities and executing strategic projects that will add value to both the industry and the country at large.”
 

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