Tag Archives: Airbus Defence

Airbus Showcases Helicopters, Defence & Space Capabilities at IDEX 2021

Airbus is showcasing a wide range of cutting-edge technologies, capabilities and solutions from Airbus Defence and Space andAirbus Helicopters at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) 2021. The event is taking place at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 21-25 February and is held under the patronage of …

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Airbus unveils its helicopter Flightlab to test tomorrow’s technologies

Airbus Helicopters has started in-flight tests on board its Flightlab, a platform-agnostic flying laboratory exclusively dedicated to maturing new technologies. Airbus Helicopters’ Flightlab provides an agile and efficient test bed to quickly test technologies that could later equip Airbus’ current helicopter range, and even more disruptive ones for future fixed-wing …

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Airbus delivers the first A400M to the Belgian Air Force

CT-02 lands at Brussels Airport © Ivan Coninx

The Belgian Air Force has taken delivery of its first of seven Airbus A400M military transport aircraft. The aircraft was handed over to the customer at the A400M Final Assembly Line in Seville (Spain) and subsequently performed its ferry flight to the 15th Wing Air Transport in Melsbroek (Belgium), where the …

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Network for the Sky: Airbus successfully tests stratospheric 4G/5G defence communications with balloon demonstration

Airbus has successfully tested stratospheric 4G/5G defence applications with a high-altitude balloon demonstration. The technology tested, an Airbus LTE AirNode, represents a key part of Airbus’ secure networked airborne military communications project, Network for the Sky (NFTS). With this new generation of long-range communications in the sky, high-altitude platforms such …

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Airbus Defence and Space delivers first A400M to Spain

Aircraft leaves final assembly line at Seville to serve at Zaragoza base The Spanish Air Force has taken delivery of its first Airbus A400M new generation airlifter – the most advanced aircraft to have been produced in Spain and one which will transform the nation’s air mobility fleet. Today’s contractual …

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