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Elettronica marks several anniversaries in 2021. The company is celebrating its 70th birthday and it is three decades since Elettronica began its partnership with the UAE’s Armed Forces. The company began providing the UAE with Electronic Warfare (EW) equipment in the early 1990s which started an enduring partnership that has helped the Emirati military develop some of the most sophisticated EW capabilities in the region.

The UAE has faced its fair share of security challenges during this period. Elettronica has worked hard with its Emirati counterparts to ensure that personnel, ships, vehicles and aircraft are protected by state-of-the-art EW systems that save lives and protect platforms.

Enzo Benigni, Elettronica’s President and CEO said, “We are honoured to have worked with the armed forces of the UAE in developing their electronic warfare capabilities for over 30 years.”

He added, “We are looking forward to deepening this partnership in the future as the country faces tomorrow’s challenges.”


Elettronica is far more than its products. The firm is a solutions provider across the artificial intelligence, machine learning and cyber fields, leveraging these technologies and providing state-of-the-art solutions to our customers in the UAE, the region and beyond.

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has not reduced the company’s commitment. Elettronica will be exhibiting a host of services and products during this year’s eagerly awaited IDEX exhibition held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre between 21 and 25 February.

Visitors can learn more about the long history of Elettronica’s involvement with the UAE on the company’s stand (06-B15) and discover the world-beating capabilities Elettronica provides to meet today’s and tomorrow’s defence and security challenges.

The firm is helping countries in the region leading the fight against unauthorised drone use and will showcase its ADRIAN counter drone system. Mindful of the maritime security challenges faced by the UAE and other regional actors, the company is exhibiting its naval electronic warfare capabilities and services. This is alongside its EDGE escort jammer protecting aircraft and strike packages from the advanced air defence threats proliferating throughout the region.

The long and successful partnership enjoyed by the UAE and Elettronica is testament to the quality of the company’s ITAR-free and competitively priced solutions, services and products. Elettronica looks forward to further deepening its partnership with the UAE in the future.

Jack Richardson