EDGE, the Abu Dhabi defense company, has signed a strategic agreement with Turbomachine, one of Brazil’s foremost turbine engine developers.
Turbomachine specializes in research, innovation, and engineering and development of gas turbine engines and plasma-assisted combustion solutions in the aerospace domain. The agreement will see EDGE and Turbomachine work closely together on the development of engines, including turbofan and propellant fan, for EDGE’s portfolio of UAVs and missiles.
The signing, which was witnessed by members of EDGE and Turbomachine’s senior management, and Vice Admiral Mr. Marco Antonio Ismael Trovão de Oliveira of the Brazilian Navy, took place at Turbomachine’s headquarters in the city of São José dos Campos.
Mr. Trovão de Oliveira stated that “This is another example of a valuable international partnership built on trust, common values, knowledge sharing, and a common goal of pushing the boundaries of innovation to develop advanced technological solutions, for the benefit of all involved.”
Mr. Alberto Carlos Pereira Filho, CEO and Founder of Turbomachine, said that “Our collaboration with EDGE Group highlights our capabilities and the performance and effectiveness of our engine solutions. Partnering with EDGE in the innovative development of UAV and missile turbines sets a path for great achievements in the future.”
The visit to Turbomachine was part of an ongoing high-level EDGE delegation visit to Brazil, where the group has been meeting local dignitaries and major Brazilian industry players and partners. The visits enable EDGE to pave the way for greater collaboration on knowledge exchange, R&D cooperation, and the co-development of advanced defense systems, among others.