Airbus Defence and Space (formerly Cassidian) News

French Authorities Renew The Contract For Airbus’ French Coastal Surveillance System SPATIONAV

The French authorities have renewed the maintenance contract of the French Coastal Surveillance System, SPATIONAV, building on an over 20 yearlong successful collaboration between the French Navy and Airbus for safer oceans. Since 2002, Airbus develops, deploys and maintains the SPATIONAV system, under the supervision of the DGA (French General Armament Directorate) for the program direction and the SSF (Service de Soutien de la Flotte) for the sustainment, to support the French authorities gath...

HENSOLDT Announces Airbus Defense And Space Contract Win For Developing AESA Radar For German And Spanish Eurofighter Fleets

Sensor system supplier HENSOLDT has been awarded a contract by Airbus Defense and Space to develop and produce a new AESA (Active Electronic Scanning Array) radar for the German and Spanish Eurofighter fleets. The project is jointly financed by the Eurofighter partner nations Spain and Germany, who will also be the first users of the radar in their fleets. Following budget approval by the Spanish government and most recently by the German Bundestag in mid-June, the contracts worth over 1.5 bill...

Airbus Supports 56th Munich Security Conference With Latest Reliable Tetra IP Technology

Together with the Tetra network operator Stadtwerke München (SWM), Airbus will once again equip the 56th edition of the Munich Security Conference with high performance, tap-proof radio technology. The Tetra system – which has been completely migrated to IP technology – with Taira switch centers and a geo-redundant solution – will be used for the first time. By using this system, the organizers of this important security policy event have once again opted for a modern, re...

Airbus Provided State-Of-The-Art Communication Solutions To Secure The G7 Meeting At Biarritz

Airbus provided secure communications technology to French security forces (police, gendarmerie, and fire brigades) during the long-awaited socio-economic and political summit which took place in the Southwestern coastal town of Biarritz between the 24th and 26th August.With the high-security measures promised by Christophe Castaner, French Minister of the Interior, 13 200 police officers and gendarmes, as well as over 400 firefighters, were involved in safeguarding the high-profile event. The h...

HENSOLDT Airport Surveillance Radars To Be Installed At Six Military Airfields In Canada

The ASR is combined with the MSSR 2000 I secondary radar for automatic identification of aircraft HENSOLDT, the new Sensor House, is to equip six military airfields in Canada with the most powerful new generation airport surveillance radar (ASR) available currently. The program consists of seven radar systems, including one training system, which are scheduled to be handed over in 2017. The company has successfully passed the fourth Site Acceptance Test of its radar. Military...

Airbus Defence And Space Appoints Fred Gallart As Head Of Latin America At Secure Land Communications

He will be the regional manager for all sales and service activities in the field of Professional Mobile Radio Airbus Defense and Space welcomes Fred Gallart as new Head of Latin America at Secure Land Communications Based on a strong track record in Professional Mobile Radio, Airbus Defense and Space will develop existing and new business in the region  Refocusing Growth Strategy For Latin America In the course of refocusing its strategy and reinforcing its presence i...

Airbus Defence And Space Counter-UAV System Detects Intrusions And Secures Critical Installations

Airbus Defense and Space has developed a Counter-UAV System which detects illicit intrusions of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) over critical areas at long ranges and offers electronic countermeasures minimizing the risk of collateral damage. “All over the world, incidents with universally available small drones have revealed a security gap with regards to critical installations such as military barracks, airports or nuclear plants”, says Thomas Müller, head of the Electronics...

Zetron To Demo P25 Interoperability LIVE At APCO Conference

The live demonstrations emphasize Zetron’s continued support for open standards such as P25 CSSI and DFSI Zetron will be offering a host of live demonstrations in its booth at the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) Conference in Washington D.C., August 16-19, 2015. The demos will feature Zetron systems utilizing Project 25 (P25) standards-based interfaces to integrate seamlessly with other vendors’ radio systems and products. Live Demos A...

Airbus Defence And Space's Tetra Technology For Military Police In Brasília

The contract includes supply and installation of Tetra network with 40 dispatcher stations  Airbus Defense and Space’s Tetra technology has been selected as the new standard for the digital radio network infrastructure of the Military Police in Brasília - responsible for maintaining public order in the Federal District. The new Tetra network will replace the old analog radio system. The contract had been awarded to the Brazilian telecommunications company Lig...

Airbus Defence And Space And Cisco Collaborate To Develop Products For Defense And Security Industries

The partner agreement expands the two companies’ sales collaboration globally Airbus Defense and Space and Cisco recently announced a new global partner agreement that will combine their complementary technology strengths in the defense, security and satellite communication industries to create innovative products and systems in software-defined networking, cybersecurity, mobility, cloud, data intelligence and the Internet of Things (IoT). The agreement comprises access...

Airbus Defence and Space receives contract for maintenance of US Air Force’s Eagle Vision stations

Eagle Vision is a lightweight deployable, commercial satellite imagery downlink ground system Airbus Defense and Space has been awarded a contract for system evolution and maintenance of the US Air Force’s five Eagle Vision stations until 2019. Systems evolutions are related to foot print reduction (transit cases versus shelter), smaller antenna dishes and integration of new satellites. The sustainment of the system covers 24/7 support, failure corrections with workaroun...

Cassidian To Deploy Airport Surveillance Radars For The Royal Canadian Airforce

Cassidian was selected to deliver its ASR NG airport surveillance radars to improve flight safety Cassidian has won a € 50m programme to equip the airfields of the Royal Canadian Airforce with latest-technology airport surveillance radars. Recently, the Canadian contracting authority Public Works and Services Canada has selected Cassidian to deliver seven of its ASR NG airport surveillance radars to improve the flight safety on Canadian airbases and to enhance the integra...