Airbus Defence and Space (formerly Cassidian) News

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...

NSA Approves ECTOCRYP® Blackvoice Encryption Device To Secure Voice Calls

ECTOCRYP® Black uses a common commercial off-the-shelf hardware architecture The National Security Agency (NSA) has approved ECTOCRYP® Blackvoice encryption device to encrypt secure voice calls up to and including those classified as top secret on U.S. government communications networks. EADS North America has been working with NSA and the device recently underwent NSA evaluation and received its Approval to Operate, which is equivalent to the agency’s Type 1 des...

Cassidian And ENERTRAG Co-operate On Beacons For Wind Turbines

  The Cassidian-ENERTRAG system only triggers signals such as LED lamps when they are needed Cassidian, the defence and security division of the EADS aerospace group, will be working together with ENERTRAG, a wind power company, on beacons for wind turbines. The companies have signed a declaration of intent whereby a radar from Cassidian will be integrated into ENERTRAG's system of beacons. This system warns pilots about possible collisions with wind turbines, by locating aircraft or h...

EADS Defence & Security Delivers Second Naval Radar To Enhance Maritime Security For U.S. Navy

Preserving maritime security demands highly capable sensors to ensure situational awareness at any timeIncreasing maritime security and situational awareness in littoral watersSuccessful operation onboard USS FreedomEADS Defence & Security has delivered the second TRS-3D naval radar to Lockheed Martin, a prime contractor for the U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship programme. The radar is due to be integrated on the third of the new Littoral Combat Ships (LCS 3), Fort Worth.The first radar has bee...

IP Based Radio Transmission Solution From EADS Makes Communication Easier At G8 And G20 Summits

Event security and management involved an estimated 19,000 security personnelLeaders of eight nations and thousands of visitors and press from around the globe gathered in Huntsville and Toronto, Ontario for the events EADS Defence & Security's IP based P25 digital public safety radio delivered efficient and secure communication for Royal Canadian Mounted Police before, during and after the summitsEvent security and management involved an estimated 19,000 security personnelEADS Defence &...