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 His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin ZayedAl Nahyan, President of the UAE and Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

The company’s presence at the exhibition is instrict accordance with COVID-19 protocols laid down by the UAE Government to ensurethe safety of employees and visitors.

Airbus Defence and Space is displaying a model version of the A400M, the mostadvanced airlifter available, as well as a scale model of an A330 MRTT – Multi-RoleTanker Transport (MRTT), the 21st century benchmark for new generationtanker/transport aircraft. There will also be mock-up of the C295, the most versatile andefficient tactical transport aircraft. Visitors can also view a model of Inmarsat 6, the latestand most sophisticated satellite of the world leading communications satellite operator,Inmarsat.

Airbus Helicopters is showcasing a scale model of the NH90 NATO frigate helicopter andthe NH90 TTH tactical troop transport – which contain unique, fully integrated missionsystems for operations in the most demanding conditions over land and sea, day andnight. The H225M, the fully effective, versatile and flexible helicopter can also be viewedat Airbus booth.

Present in the Middle East for more than 40 years, Airbus collaborates with governmentsacross the region to drive aerospace, space and defence initiatives. Having initiated anumber of landmark partnerships that have contributed to the development of theindustry through localization of skills and capabilities as well as driving economicdiversification.

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2019, it generated revenues of € 70 billion andemployed a workforce of around 135,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus isalso a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world’s leadingspace companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

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