Defence and Space

Thousands of jobs at stake at Airbus after rate reductions of A380 and A400M

Due to the previously announced rate reductions on the Airbus A380 and the Airbus A400M programmes, according to French weekly business magazine Challenges, Airbus wants...

Belgium participation expands Multinational MRTT Fleet to eight aircraft

Airbus Defence and Space has received a firm order for an Airbus A330 MRTT Multi Role Tanker Transport from Europe’s organisation for the management...

Airbus-built Aeolus successfully passes all tests in Liège (Belgium), and has arrived in Toulouse for final checks

ESA’s wind-sensing spacecraft Aeolus will be the first satellite capable of performing global wind-component-profile observation on a daily basis in near real-time. Stevenage, 12/02/2018 -...

Airbus signs Declaration of Intent with A400M Launch Customer Nations to help mitigate programme risks going forward

Serves as a milestone to help mitigate programme risks going forward Agreement defines framework for mutually binding contract amendment in 2018 Airbus SE has...

Airbus delivers latest standard Eurofighter to Spanish Air Force

First two new-build aircraft to be delivered in P1Eb FW configuration Airbus Defence and Space has delivered to the...

Brazil orders additional Airbus C295 search and rescue aircraft

Brazil has ordered an additional Airbus C295 search and rescue (SAR) aircraft that will eventually take...

Flexing its muscles: the Airbus A400M Atlas is proven in service as Germany’s 15th aircraft is delivered

Versatility, range and payload lift demonstrated in varied missions With 56 A400M multi-role military transporters delivered to date by Airbus – including last friday’s handover of...

New Belgian Defence NH-90 helicopters grounded for at least one year by radar problem

The four new Defence NH-90 “Caiman” helicopters will be grounded next week, reports radio news channel VRT. The Caiman was supposed to take over...

Belgian Defence invests in Airbus A330-MRTT Multi-Role Tanker/Transport plane

Belgium will invest 258 million euros in an air-to-air refuelling plane to expand European defence capacity. The investment will increase the number of European tanker...

Airbus A400M refuels six F-18 fighters in one flight

An Airbus A400M has successfully refuelled six Spanish Air Force F-18 fighters in a single mission...

Airbus Defence and Space hands over 50th A400M

Airbus Defence and Space today delivered the 50th A400M new generation airlifter to the German Air Force marking a key milestone for an aircraft...

Airbus Defence and Space has today successfully completed the maiden flight of the first A330 MRTT Multi Role Tanker Transport for France

Airbus Defence and Space has today successfully completed the maiden flight of the first A330 MRTT Multi Role Tanker Transport for France. The aircraft,...