Abu Dhabi-UAE– EDGE Group entity NIMR, a leading manufacturer of combat-proven wheeled military vehicles, today announced a contract with Tawazun Economic Council (Tawazun) to supply AJBAN Internal Security Vehicles (ISV) to the Abu Dhabi Police. Under the terms of the deal, NIMR will start delivering the vehicles in 2024.
Abri du Plessis, CEO of NIMR, said: “NIMR is pleased to sign this deal that consolidates our strategic relationship with Tawazun and Abu Dhabi Police and contributes to the security preparedness of the UAE. This is a milestone not only for NIMR, but for the UAE as we continue to develop sovereign capabilities and manufacture high-tech and pioneering vehicles locally. We look forward to helping our customers benefit from the exceptional operational capabilities of the AJBAN ISV.”
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 20 entities into four core clusters: Platforms & Systems, Missiles & Weapons, Electronic Warfare & Cyber Technologies, and Trading & Mission Support.