The "SAHA - EDGE Defense Industry Meeting", organized in cooperation with SAHA Istanbul and EDGE Group, the defense and aerospace group of companies of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), started at the Ankara Congress Center (ATO Conressium).
A new step has been taken to strengthen the defense industry cooperation between Türkiye and the UAE. At the event, which was attended by 125 SAHA Istanbul member companies and 10 EDGE companies, the establishment of EDGE MALATH, a company created by EDGE to carry out its activities in Türkiye, was also announced. EDGE aims to be a part of the strong ecosystem established by Türkiye in the defense industry with MALATH. MALATH will work to increase the sales of the two countries in the defense industry, contribute to the development of new technologies and transfer technology. Thus, it will support the sustainable development of the two countries. MALATH will have trading, development and manufacturing functions.
Within the scope of the event, 24 cooperation agreements and letters of intent were signed between SAHA Istanbul and its members and EDGE Group.
In addition to the Strategic Cooperation Agreement between MALATH and SAHA Istanbul, it also offered the opportunity to do joint studies between Turkish defense industry companies Altınay, Assan, Baykar, ASELSAN, HAVELSAN, DADE Teknoloji, Best Grup, BİTES, TUSAŞ, MKE, Katmerciler, PAVO Group, STM, Roketsan, Titra Teknoloji, Tualcom, TEI, Sarsılmaz, YON Tech, Aspilsan, CANiK, Erin Motor and NETA Elektronik and EDGE Group.