Edge CEO Faisal Al Bannai on building a 21st century defence company

Sep 29, 2020, 02:42 PM
Faisal Al Bannai, CEO and managing director of UAE defence conglomerate Edge, and the Secretary General of the Advanced Technology Research Council, joins host Kelsey Warner on the podcast.

Speaking during the Global Aerospace Summit this week, they discuss lessons learned for the defence industry from the pandemic, the UAE’s ambitions with drones, if there is a red line on use of such capabilities and the historic Abraham Accord.

In this episode:
Is the Global Aerospace Summit relevant to Edge? (0m 58s)
The impact of the pandemic on Edge (2m 25s)
Edge and autonomous technology (6m 14s)
Edge and Israel (8m 48s)
Importance of cyber security: overhyped or remains a threat? (9m 54s)
Headlines (12m 48s)

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UAE's Edge eyes chips and drones for charting a post-Covid course