UAE EDGE Group and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) announced on 13/11/2023 an agreement to integrate EDGE smart weapons onto GA-ASI’s MQ-9B SkyGuardian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
GA-ASI President David Alexander is said to have held discussions last month with Tawazun CEO Tareq Abdulraheem Al-Hosani on the stalled deal of 18 MQ-9B SkyGuardian UAVs.
This note provides a comprehensive overview of the following aspects:
- The details and progress of the collaboration on MQ-9B weapons integration
- The outcomes of the talks GA-ASI President David Alexander held with the U.S. Department of State to separate the MQ-9B from the F-35 deal