Airbus Defence and Space (formerly Cassidian) News

HENSOLDT upgrades Eurofighter’s radar system to enhance its capabilities and survivability

The Eurofighter will be equipped with a new generation of radar which will enhance the aircraft’s capabilities and survivability. In the Euroradar consortium, the sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT is pressing ahead with the development of the Eurofighter’s new Captor-E radar system. Following the successful acceptance test, HENSOLDT has now delivered the second antenna ready for series production to Leonardo UK in Edinburgh. This means that the production of the so-called e-scan an...

Airbus and Samsung partner to establish next-gen terminal and platforms for professional users

Airbus and Samsung have agreed on a partnership to establish next-generation terminal and collaboration platforms for professional users in Germany. This solution intends to facilitate German public safety’s future multimedia communications. Both partners will use their competencies in order to create secure end-to-end solutions based on Long Term Evolution (LTE) technologies. As police officers, firefighters, paramedics and industrial workers expect secure and easy-to-use multimedia comm...

Airbus to help Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe in modernisation of the PMR network

From 2019, Airbus will embark on the modernisation of the PMR (Professional Mobile Radio) network of the Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) public transport company. By 2020, the PMR provider will have overhauled the network infrastructure and converted the system to Internet protocol (IP). Airbus has also concluded a service agreement with the BVG until 2025. Airbus will provide the Berlin-based company with advice and support over the course of the modernisation process. The entire contractual p...

Airbus awarded E-NPKI contract to design a new framework for improving secure communications at NATO

The NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency has awarded Airbus the Enterprise NATO Public Key Infrastructure (E-NPKI) contract to design, implement and deliver a new framework of services for the management of public key certificates. The purpose is to improve secure communications among NATO organisations as well as between NATO and other organisations and countries. The new E-NPKI system will provide accredited certificate services on NATO networks up to secret level. Full service su...

Airbus wins major NATO communications system contract

The NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency has awarded Airbus a € 40 million contract for the delivery of the first phase of the new NATO Communications Infrastructure Project. The contract also includes options for future phases of the project, worth up to € 50 million.  WAN IP Communications The NATO Communications Infrastructure project will replace a major part of the NATO General Communications System (NGCS), involving 72 NATO sites. It will provide a major upgrad...

Airbus app Tactilon Agnet transmits real-time videos from the sky at Technos Days de Valabre 2018

During the Technos Days Valabre near Aix-en Provence (France) on 23th and 24th May, Airbus will demonstrate how videos and aerial pictures from a drone can be integrated into the secure multimedia collaboration tool Tactilon Agnet. This system can help when floods or forest fires occur and fire brigades need to get an overview in the vicinity of an incident. The demo’s concrete scenario is about searching for a missing person. A drone transmits an aerial video stream in real time. Whilst...

Airbus demonstrates Tactilon Agnet collaboration solution at Critical Communications World 2018

During the Critical Communications World 2018 (CCW) in Berlin Airbus will show real-time videos taken from a drone on its collaboration solution Tactilon Agnet. This proves that on top of providing secure Tetra and Tetrapol network connections, Tactilon Agnet is also fully interoperable with airborne networks. The demo will indicate how flexibly Tactilon Agnet can also integrate additional media channels during rescue missions. In addition, the quality of the video transmissions are visibly imp...

Airbus to showcase smart applications for public safety at Critical Communications World 2018

Airbus has expanded the range of its application portfolio for the Tactilon Dabat and partnered with new professional application developers. The aim is to better serve the communications markets in the field of public safety, transportation and healthcare. At the CCW exhibition in Berlin from 15 to 17 May 2018, Airbus is showcasing selected applications for professionals that combine multimedia real-time functions with highest standards of security.  “The apps that we showcase at th...

Airbus collaborates with Teracom A/S for modern public security communication system in Denmark

Airbus and Teracom A/S have entered into an agreement aiming to provide a common secure communications solution to the police and other blue-light organisations in Denmark. Both companies aim at modernising the Danish secure radio network SINE (SIkkerhedsNettet). In order to provide a next-generation communication platform for public safety in Denmark, Airbus complements its competencies of mission critical communication solutions with Teracom’s own secure communication infrastructure and...

Airbus to exhibit secure intelligence platforms at Critical Communications World 2018

Airbus has invited journalists to a tour on its stand at Berlin Messe, stands A 70, B 90 and C100, hall 22a, 15 May 2018, 12 o’clock noon May 2018. Under the slogan ‘Intelligence Shared’, Airbus will be showcasing next-generation communication solutions for professional mobile networks at the Critical Communications World (CCW) 2018 in Berlin from 15 to 17 May. As a provider of secure intelligence platforms, Airbus will demonstrate how the application ‘Tactilon Agnet&rsq...

HENSOLDT presents sensor technologies for surveillance and reconnaissance at Defence Services Asia 2018

HENSOLDT, a provider of sensors, will present its broad range of sensor technologies at Defence Services Asia (DSA) 2018 in Kuala Lumpur/Malaysia. HENSOLDT has been formed from the security and defence electronics activities of Airbus and develops innovative products for reconnaissance and intelligence, the protection of soldiers and information superiority. “We bring together all the essential sensor technologies providing our customers with information superiority any time,” expla...

Airbus to safeguard Beijing Government’s public safety Tetra network

To maintain the operations of Beijing’s public safety Tetra network around the clock, Airbus signed a three-year contract with the operator Justtop to provide a wide range of services until end of 2020. It includes on-site support, maintenance services and a 24/7 emergency support with trouble shooting competences. Furthermore, Airbus will install a help desk for the shared network. “Our extensive service also includes the frequency planning and hardware part replacement, if necessa...