Airbus – Defence and Space

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

  Going to the Moon with the Artemis programme involves Europe   Service modules being built by Airbus Bremen -…

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

The Belgian Air Force has taken delivery of its first of seven Airbus A400M military transport aircraft. The aircraft was…

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

Initial framework contract positions Airbus at the heart of Spanish programme developments Spanish industry has signed the initial framework contract…

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

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

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

Airbus Defence and Space has successfully completed a new test flight campaign for its Zephyr High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS)…

The Republic of Mali orders a second Airbus C295 airlifter

The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Mali has placed a firm order for an additional Airbus C295 airlifter…

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

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

Airbus and Germany submit Eurofighter offer to Switzerland

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

Airbus signs contract for 38 Eurofighters with Germany

Airbus has signed a contract to deliver 38 new Eurofighter aircraft to the German Air Force. This makes Germany the…

Airbus adapts business to coronavirus pandemic environment

This morning, Airbus reported consolidated financial results for the 9 months ended 30 September. Net commercial aircraft orders totalled 300…

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

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

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

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

First Airbus C295 aircraft arrives in Canada

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

Airbus transforms A330s into Multi Role Tanker Transports through an optimised conversion process

Having earned its reputation as the new-generation aerial tanker of choice for military services worldwide, Airbus’ A330 Multi Role Tanker…

Airbus military aircraft perform life-saving medevac missions during the COVID-19 pandemic

With the number of coronavirus patients mounting around the world, Airbus-built military transport aircraft are increasingly used for civil medical…

Airbus achieves world’s first fully automatic refuelling contacts

Airbus has achieved the first-ever fully automatic air-to-air refuelling (A3R) operation with a boom system. The flight test campaign, conducted…

Japan Coast Guard orders two more Airbus H225 helicopters

Japan’s largest Super Puma operator, Japan Coast Guard (JCG), has placed a new order of two H225 helicopters. This follow-on…

Air-to-air refuelling broadens the Airbus C295 tactical airlifter’s operational versatility

The new capability for Airbus’ C295 to serve as an aerial tanker brings additional flexibility for this tactical airlifter, further…

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