U.A.E.’s EDGE Group and the Brazilian Navy have signed a strategic partnership and cooperation agreement for the development of long-range anti-ship missiles.
The agreement was signed in the presence of Her Excellency Reem Ebrahim Al Hashimy, U.A.E. Minister of State for International Cooperation, His Excellency Saleh Ahmad Alsuwaidi, U.A.E. Ambassador to Brazil, Mansour AlMulla, Managing Director and CEO of EDGE, and several dignitaries from the Brazilian Navy led by Fleet Admiral José Augusto Vieira da Cunha de Menezes, at an event celebrating the Brazilian Navy Commemoration Day in Brasilia.
The agreement will see EDGE become a strategic partner of the Brazilian Navy by co-investing in long-range anti-ship missile development, as well as providing advanced solutions, such as anti-jamming technology, which is developed by EDGE in the UAE. The Brazilian Navy will also utilise its fleet to support a full testing programme of the new missiles.