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Indonesia Ministry of Defence orders two Airbus A400Ms

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The Indonesia Ministry of Defence has placed an order for two Airbus A400M aircraft in multirole tanker and transport configuration. The contract, which will become...

India formalises acquisition of 56 Airbus C295 aircraft

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Programme to kick-start first-ever private aircraft manufacturing in India; will contribute significantly to developing the country’s military industrial ecosystem India has formalised the acquisition of...

Airbus demonstrates C295 FITS mission system operated by ground-based crews

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Airbus has successfully concluded a flight test campaign featuring a new capability for the C295 FITS mission system (COMMOMISS) which enables it to be...

France orders 8 Airbus H225Ms and second VSR700 prototype in support of helicopter industry

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The French Minister of Armed Forces, Florence Parly, has announced that the Armament General Directorate (DGA) has signed an order to purchase eight additional...

Airbus signs major integrated support contract with Egypt for C295

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The Egyptian Air Force, the largest C295 fleet operator worldwide, has recently signed a five-year services contract with Airbus for the performance-based support of...

Airbus qualified as bidder for Canada’s strategic tanker replacement

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Airbus has been qualified by the Government of Canada as a bidder for the Strategic Tanker Transport Capability (STTC) project, a procurement process launched...

“Fly me to the Moon”: Airbus wins ESA contract for three more European Service Modules for NASA’s Orion spacecraft

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  Going to the Moon with the Artemis programme involves Europe   Service modules being built by Airbus Bremen - 10 European nations involved   The European Space...

[Pics] Airbus Defence and Space delivers the first A400M to the Belgian Air Force

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The Belgian Air Force has taken delivery of its first of seven Airbus A400M military transport aircraft. The aircraft was handed over to the...

Airbus highlights Future Combat Aircraft System’s low observability and leads New Generation Fighter in Spain

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Initial framework contract positions Airbus at the heart of Spanish programme developments Spanish industry has signed the initial framework contract of the Future Combat Air...

[Belgian Air Component] Inland NH-90 Search And Rescue practice with graduation exercise

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Inland NH-90 Search And Rescue practice with graduation exercise Authors: Benoit Denet & Martin Gillet, reporting from Tournai diving site. December 8th, 2020, the well known NH-90 Search...

The Airbus Zephyr, Solar High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) concludes a successful new test flight campaign in Arizona, USA

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Airbus Defence and Space has successfully completed a new test flight campaign for its Zephyr High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) in Arizona, U.S.A. The 2020...

The Republic of Mali orders a second Airbus C295 airlifter

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The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Mali has placed a firm order for an additional Airbus C295 airlifter in the transport configuration....

“Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich” satellite successfully lifted off into space on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket

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The Airbus-built European ocean satellite "Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich" has successfully begun its “Seeing-the-Seas” mission. On 21 November 2020 the satellite lifted off from...

Airbus and Germany submit Eurofighter offer to Switzerland

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Airbus and the Federal Republic of Germany submitted their official offer to the Swiss Federal Office of Armaments armasuisse for the sale of Eurofighter...

Airbus signs contract for 38 Eurofighters with Germany

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Airbus has signed a contract to deliver 38 new Eurofighter aircraft to the German Air Force. This makes Germany the largest ordering nation in...

Airbus adapts business to coronavirus pandemic environment

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This morning, Airbus reported consolidated financial results for the 9 months ended 30 September. Net commercial aircraft orders totalled 300 (9m 2019: 127 aircraft)...

European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) selects Airbus and IAI for Maritime Aerial Surveillance with Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)

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Contract awarded following several successful trials over the past years for Maritime Aerial Surveillance services with RPAS Successful partnership between Airbus Defence and...

[Belgian Air Component] Airbus A400M CT-01 arrival at Melsbroek 15th Wing

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A400M CT01 Arrival at Melsbroek 15th Wing Authors: Benoit Denet & Martin Gillet, reporting from Melsbroek Air Base. October 9th 2020, the press was invited for the...

First Airbus C295 aircraft arrives in Canada

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The first Airbus C295 aircraft, purchased by the Government of Canada for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Aircraft Replacement...

[Belgian Air Force][Pictures & Report] Laying of foundation stone for new Airbus A400M hangar by Minister of Defence Philippe Goffin

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Laying of the foundation stone for new Airbus A400M hangar by Minister of Defence Philippe Goffin Text and pictures by Martin Gillet & Benoît Denet On...

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