India: Reliance Defence in pact with Emirates Defence for strategic partnership

Reliance Defence has 11 subsidiaries in niche segments of the defence sector. This is the fourth such tie-up by the Reliance Group, which is trying to tap opportunities in the Indian defence space. Visual from Reliance Infra website

Anil Ambani-controlled Reliance Defence Ltd, established as a unit of Reliance Infrastructure Ltd, on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Emirates Defence Industries Co. (EDIC), a defence company in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Reliance Defence and EDIC have agreed to jointly explore the opportunity for manufacturing and building capabilities in defence vehicles, aviation and associated areas, defence equipment and armament manufacturing, defence electronics, commercial and naval ships, maintenance, repair and overhaul of military equipment and platforms.

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