Homeland Security Faculty – Dr. Spyridon Plakoudas Interview On Sky News Arabia @ IDEX 2021
- Why is IDEX 2021 important?
Firstly, the IDEX 2021 defense exhibition embodies the strength and position of the United Arab Emirates on the international scene in the field of defense industries, and despite the continuation of the Corona pandemic, the importance of the exhibition prompted the most important manufacturers of weapon equipment and equipment to reserve pavilions for them to participate in this international exhibition. The exhibition is an ideal platform for the UAE to highlight its achievements in the defense industry, as it has become one of the most important suppliers in recent years.
2) How do the technological developments and capabilities presented by the United Arab Emirates at IDEX 2021 serve in the face of new security threats in all their forms?
In the Edge Group pavilion, we found the achievements of the Emirati defense industry, and investment in basic sectors of defense, such as armored vehicles, vehicles, and drones, with a focus on harnessing artificial intelligence, which shows the enormity of the great investment that the UAE is making in new technologies, in addition to the companies of other countries, the companies displayed their latest products of drones, ammunition, equipment, and cybersecurity products.
3) How does the UAE defense industry market its products?
The UAE is working to develop its products and promote its achievements in the field of defense industries, and it is taking rapid steps on this path, as the Edge Group is currently ranked among the top 25 arms exporting companies in the world, and it produces armored vehicles, missiles, drones and weapons, despite its establishment before Only 5 years.
You can watch the interview in Arabic on the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylPBk_nYrfc