FincantieriFincantieri is one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups, the only one active in all high-tech marine industry sectors. It is leader in the construction and transformation of cruise, naval and oil & gas and wind offshore vessels, as well as in the production of systems and component equipment, after-sales services and marine interiors solutions. Thanks to the expertise developed in the management of complex projects, the Group boasts first-class references in infrastructures, and is a reference player in digital technologies and cybersecurity, electronics and advanced systems.

With over 230 years of history and more than 7,000 ships built, Fincantieri maintains its know-how, expertise and management centres in Italy, here employing 10,000 workers and creating around 90,000 jobs, which double worldwide thanks to a production network of 18 shipyards operating in four continents and with over 20,000 employees.


mbdaMBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multi-national group with over 10,000 employees in France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Spain and the United State. MBDA has three major aeronautical and defence shareholders - BAE Systems (37.5%), AIRBUS (37.5%) and Leonardo (25%), and is the first truly integrated European defence company. In 2019 MBDA achieved a turnover of 3.6 billion euros with an order book of 17.5 billion euros. MBDA works with over 90 armed forces worldwide.
MBDA is the only Group capable of designing and producing missiles and missile systems to meet the whole range of current and future operational requirements for the three armed forces (army, navy, air force). Overall, the Group offers a range of 45 products in service and another 15 in development.


Dassault Aviation

Following on a first acquisition of 24 Rafales signed in 2015, the Arab Republic of Egypt has purchased an additional 30 Rafales in May 2021, bringing to 54 the number of Rafales flying under Egyptian colors.

This new order makes the Egyptian Air Force both the first and the largest Air Force after the French Air Force to operate such a fleet of Rafales.

This figure emphasizes the confidence of the highest Egyptian authorities in the Rafale, latest-generation multi-role fighter, capable of meeting the country’s operational requirements and enabling Egypt, with full sovereignty, to secure its geostrategic position in the region.

It is a great honor for Dassault Aviation to be participating as Platinum Sponsor at the second edition of the EDEX defence exhibition illustrating more than 50 years of an exemplary partnership with the Egyptian Air Force marked by commitment and confidence.  


Lockheed Martin

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.



Naval Group

Naval Group is the European leader in naval defence. Naval Group uses its extraordinary know-how, unique industrial resources and capacity to arrange innovative strategic partnerships to meet its customers’ requirements. As a system-integrator and prime contractor, the group designs, produces and supports submarines and surface ships. It also supplies services to shipyards and naval bases. In addition, the group offers a wide range of marine renewable energy solutions. Attentive to corporate social responsibility, Naval Group adheres to the United Nations Global Compact. The group reports revenues of 3.7 billion euros and has a workforce of 15,168 (data for 2019).





HENSOLDT – Innovations for a safer world

HENSOLDT is a German champion in the defence industry with a leading market position in Europe and a global reach. Headquartered in Taufkirchen near Munich/Germany, the company develops sensor solutions for defence and security applications. As a technology leader, HENSOLDT also continuously expands its Cyber portfolio and develops new products to combat a wide range of threats based on innovative approaches to data management, robotics and cybersecurity. With more than 5,600 employees, HENSOLDT generated revenues of 1.2 billion euros in 2020. HENSOLDT is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and the SDAX stock market index there.


ESRI North Africa

Esri North Africa is the sole distributor of Esri, the world’s leading geospatial technology provider. With active presence in Egypt, Libya, Sudan, South Sudan and Chad; Esri North Africa is focused on bringing latest GIS technology to those markets, raising geospatial awareness, supporting customers in building effective geospatial strategies, providing certified training on Esri products and establishing a strong Esri partner network to serve the growing market needs within the digital transformation era; whereas the geospatial dimension is now an integral component of almost all strategic projects in all businesses disciplines, educational institutes, industrial sectors, governmental organizations and NGOs.

Esri NA provides geospatial services that empower people to unlock data’s full potential and make informed and timely decisions by leveraging the power of location intelligence and spatial analytics – The Science of Where


Samar Yaafar
Sales Manager
t: +971 (0) 4 4356101 
m: +971 (0) 58 971 8800
e: sales@egyptdefenceexpo.com