EDGE, UAE's leading defence group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with India's aerospace firm Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The MOU was inked to investigate areas of cooperation such as joint design and development of missile systems and unmanned aerial vehicles (drones). 

The two companies will also investigate collaboration on mission computers, training programs, and the use of additive manufacturing of metallic components at EDGE and HAL's world-class facilities in the UAE and India.