Emirates Defense Industries Company (EDIC) is a national leader in military industries comprising many companies that operate in various aspects of military industries: land, air and marine. EDIC’s vision is to be the leading integrated defense manufacturing and services platform for the UAE and provide products and services comparable in quality and sophistication to the highest levels of readiness of the UAE Armed Forces.
The company strengthens the UAE leadership in the military industries and contributes to national capacity building, and looks to be the first partner in the region in the fields of manufacturing, services, technology transfer and development.
H.E. Khaled Al Qubaisi is Chairman of EDIC, the Vice Chairman is H.E. Major General Pilot Fares Khalaf Khalfan Al- Mazrouei, while the board members are Badr Al Olama, Lieutenant-General Aqab Shaheen Al-Ali, and Matar Ali Al Romaithi. Luc Vigneron is EDIC's Chief Executive Officer.
EDIC MRO Land based in Abu Dhabi, offers integrated life cycle support of defense systems through Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul of equipment and components, supported by an integrated supply chain, cutting edge research, development and engineering, and technical training.
EDIC MRO Land was established in 2006 and works closely with the UAE Armed Forces. EDIC MRO Land assures equipment readiness through a maintenance regime based on industry standards and has the capability to modernize equipment to meet current and emerging client needs.
EDIC MRO Land advantage is based on a combination of capabilities; standards-based approaches, and the end-to-end nature of its service offering across all platforms.
EDIC Geospatial Services is a national leader in the provision of mapping, surveying and geospatial services. It aspires to further enrich its leadership position by enabling public and private organizations to streamline their operations and enhance their decision-making process by leveraging its fully integrated geospatial solutions and seamless spatial data.
EDIC Geospatial Services provides end-to-end geospatial services for a range of businesses across diverse sectors including defense, municipality, oil and gas, transportation and utilities. EDIC Geospatial Services’ value offering includes surveying (aerial, hydrographic, field & geodesy), spatial data management, cartography and visualization (2D & 3D) and relevant advisory services.
EDIC Technical Services is the result of the merger of 3 companies: Naval Advanced Solution, Secure Communications and C4 Advanced Solutions. The Company is integrated into local knowledge contexts and global expertise, taking advantage of its global partnerships and cross-cutting capabilities across different sectors and business areas.
EDIC Technical Services focuses on importing modern technology, high-quality products and services and forging strategic global partnerships with reputable companies and global service organizations.
The Company is keen to develop local capabilities and acquire advanced systems and techniques to help develop the national sector and enhance the prospects for growth that lead to establishing partnerships with world-renowned companies.
EDIC Technical Services seeks to provide technical services in the fields of marine technology, advanced technology, technical consultancy as well as human resources services, thanks to its world-class technical abilities.