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Airbus DS unveils new mobile welfare communication portfolio

Airbus Defence and Space's Wel2Go communications solution

A new portfolio of scalable welfare satcoms services for UK military personnel has been introduced by Airbus Defence and Space. The focus of the new Wel2Go portfolio is to provide reliable, value for money and easy to transport, deploy and […]


Airbus Resumes A400M Deliveries

Airbus Resumes A400M Deliveries

France: Airbus Defence and Space is about to recommence deliveries of Airbus A400M aircraft following the lifting of all remaining flight restrictions on new production aircraft by Spanish regulator DGAM yesterday. As a result, all A400Ms are now cleared for […]


Saudi Arabia Orders Four Airbus C295W Aircraft

Saudi Arabia Orders Four Airbus C295W Aircraft

The Ministry of Interior of Saudi Arabia has purchased in open competition, and after carrying out a complete evaluation, four C295W aircraft to enhance its capabilities. The C295W has been chosen based on its demonstrated excellent operational capabilities in hot […]


A400M Accident: Update Number 2

A400M Accident: Update Number 2

Following the accident to an Airbus A400M on Saturday 9 May, Airbus Defence and Space technical advisors are providing full assistance to the official committee that is in charge of the investigation. The investigating authority is the Spanish Ministry of […]


Skynet 5 move will place military satcom over Asia-Pacific region

Skynet 5 move will place military satcom over Asia-Pacific region

Airbus Defence and Space announced during Satellite 2015 the forthcoming move of its Skynet 5A satellite. The move of Skynet 5A will enable delivery of protected and secure satcom services in the new coverage footprint from mid-2015. Airbus Defence and […]


Airbus Hands Over First A400M to Malaysia

Airbus Hands Over First A400M to Malaysia

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) today officially received its first of four Airbus A400M military transport aircraft, ordered from Airbus Defense and Space. Chief of RMAF, General Dato’ Sri Roslan Saad officially took over the aircraft from Bernhard Gerwert, […]


Airbus A400M Refuels Two F-18 Fighters Simultaneously

A400M‬ refuels two F-18 fighters simultaneously

The Airbus A400M new generation airlifter has further proved its credentials as a tanker by successfully demonstrating simultaneous air-to-air refueling of two F/A-18 fighters. In the course of four flights, the A400M performed 74 contacts and dispensed 27.2 tonnes of […]


Airbus A330 Increased Maximum Takeoff Weight Version Completes Its First Flight

242 Tonne Take-Off Weight A330

The newest evolution in Airbus’ market-leading widebody jetliner product line – the A330 with an increased 242-tonne maximum takeoff weight capability – is another step closer to entering service later this year after its successful maiden flight. Taking off from […]


Thailand to Acquire Five EC645 T2 and Two EC725 Helicopters

Thailand to Acquire Five EC645 T2 and Two EC725 Helicopters

France: The airborne capabilities of Thailand’s navy and air force will be significantly enhanced with the acquisition of two mission-ready Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft types: the light-utility EC645 T2 and the 11-ton-class EC725. The Royal Thai Navy signed for five EC645 […]


Panther Helicopter Successfully Upgraded for Brazilian Army

Panther Helicopter Successfully Upgraded for Brazilian Army

Helibras’ contract to modernize 34 AS365 K Panther helicopters for the Brazilian Army Aviation (AvEx) to the K2 version, known as the Super Panther, reached an important milestone in August following the successful completion of the first technical-operational evaluation. The […]


 
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