EDEX 2018 Online Show Daily News - Report - Coverage - Web TV
EDEX 2018 International Egypt Defence Exhibition in Cairo TV and Pictures

At EDEX 2018, the first Egypt Defense Exhibition, South Korean Company Hanwha unveils a scale model of its new BiHo II mobile air defense system based on the 8x8 wheeled chassis of the Tigon armored vehicle. The vehicle is a new concept of air defense vehicle compared to the previous version of the Biho using a single 30 or 40mm automatic cannon able to fire airburst ammunition.

The artillery, area of excellence of Nexter, was highlighted on the stand. The group is today one of the world leaders in this sector, controlling the weapon and ammunition couple, as well as a large part of fire support command and control system. A presentation of the CAESAR family (6x6 and 8x8), with 155mm ammunition and 3 FINDART stations was made on the Nexter statics. Combining power, accuracy and fire rate as well as excellent mobility, the CAESAR system has become a tool of fire superiority in modern theaters of operation, particularly in the French army.

Egypt's International Marathon United Technology Group (IMUT)  is introducing two brand new armored vehicles at this first edition of EDEX defense exhibition. Among them is the ST-500 4x4 amored vehicle, which has been designed for a wide range of missions.

At EDEX 2018, being held until December 5 in Cairo (Egypt), the armored vehicle manufacturer Streit is highlighting two members of its wide portfolio: the Falcon and the Cougar 4x4 armored vehicles.

The 122-mm howitzer D-30 (GRAU index 2A18) is a Soviet howitzer that first entered service in the 1960s. It is a robust piece that focuses on the essential features of a towed field gun suitable for all conditions. The D-30 has a maximum range of 15.4 kilometers, or over 21 km using RAP ammunition. At EDEX 2018, the Egyptians are displaying a truck-mounted version of this howitzer that can fire only toward the back of the vehicle. This vehicle was unveiled on 3 May 2016, during a firing exercise of the Egyptian armed forces.

The NESCOM Burraq unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) was developed and is built by the National Engineering and Scientific Commission (NESCOM), a civil scientific research and development organization of Pakistan, along with the Pakistan Air Force (PAF). Before the Burraq was publicly unveiled for the first time, the Pakistani military reportedly conducted several strikes using this UCAV, as part of the Khyber-1 military operations in the Tirah Valley.

In March 2018, The Armored Group (TAG), a leading worldwide provider of armored vehicles, introduced its newest law enforcement vehicle, the Terrier LT-79. This new vehicle developed by the TAG Research and Development Team represents a well-balanced combination of protection, off-road mobility and payload. Most importantly, it offers unparalleled tactical mobility and survivability to armored vehicle end-users worldwide, in any climate or setting.

At EDEX 2018, the Arab International Optronics Organization (AIOEGY), a subsidiary of the country’s Ministry of Defense, is unveiling a new MTLB-based « ground and coastal surveillance system » called MTLB-V.