Airbus Defence and Space (formerly Cassidian) News

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...

Nedaa showcases LTE-enabled smart-city surveillance drones at Intersec Dubai 2018

Professional Communication Corporation – Nedaa, the Dubai Government’s safe and secure network provider, is expected to throw the spotlight on its current range of innovative solutions and applications that have been designed for today’s smart and safe cities during their participation at Intersec, a trade fair for security, safety and fire protection to be held from January 21 to January 23, 2018 at Dubai World Trade Center. Nedaa will be hosting at Pavilion #D-18 at Sheikh S...

Airbus deploys cybersecurity operations at the French Ministry of the Armed Forces

Airbus has been awarded the Symphonie contract by the French joint services directorate for defence infrastructure networks and information systems (DIRISI) for a period of seven years. It is part of the Descartes programme designed to modernise the telecommunication networks of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces. Transition from ISDN to VoIP Symphonie will offer 270,000 users at the Ministry of the Armed Forces a telephony service at 1,500 sites in metropolitan France, the overseas terri...

Airbus chosen to be the trusted partner in Guangzhou City’s Go-for-metro project

More than seven years after the implementation of the Guangzhou Government shared network phase 1, initially built for the 2010 Asia Games, Airbus has been selected to supply further state-of-the-art secure communications equipment towards a new project called go-for-metro in Guangzhou City. Go-for-metro, featuring two phases, aims in fully securing Guangzhou suburb and rural metro lines. Phase I of this project has undergone work to fully secure nine brand new metro lines with the installation...