Airbus Defence and Space

India signs up for C295 tactical transport

India has formalised the acquisition of 56 Airbus C295 aircraft to replace the Indian Air Force’s (IAF’s) legacy fleet of HAL/BAe 748M Subroto aircraft

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India finalises acquisition of 56 Airbus C295s

India has formalised the acquisition of 56 Airbus C295 medium transport aircraft to replace its ageing fleet of HAL/BAe 748M Subroto aircraft, which are primarily referred to locally as the Avro, after the company which originally designed the type. The finalisation of the deal was announced by Airbus Defence and Space on September 24

DSEI 2021: UK Skynet 5 SATCOM to stay with Strategic Command

The UK’s Strategic Command will maintain operational control over the Skynet 5 space-based surveillance system through the lifetime of the programme, despite earlier reports that it would cede day-to-day use to the newly created UK Space Command

India approves purchase of 56 C295MWs

The Indian Air Force’s airlifting capabilities are set to be boosted after the nation’s Cabinet Committee on Security approved the procurement of 56 C295MW medium-lift tactical transports from Airbus Defence and Space on September 8

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Airbus secures A400M order from Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan will become the ninth operator of the A400M heavy-lift tactical transport after Airbus announced that the nation had ordered two examples of the type on September 1

Irish Air Corps’ first C295W in production

The initial Airbus Defence C295W for the Irish Air Corps is progressing well on the production line at Seville-San Pablo Airport, Spain

Eurodrone funding released after key agreement signing

The European OCCAR organisation has signed a grant agreement with Airbus Defence & Space that will allow European Defence Industrial Development Programme funding from the European Union for the planned Eurodrone remotely piloted aircraft system

EUTELSAT 36D to host secure UHF military payload

Airbus will place a dedicated Ultra High Frequency military communications payload on board the EUTELSAT 36D telecommunications satellite

Airbus contract extension for UK satellite-based maritime surveillance

The UK Royal Navy has awarded a 12-month contract extension to Airbus covering the provision of satellite-based maritime surveillance services for the Joint Maritime Security Centre

A400M programme hits delivery landmark

European defence and aviation prime Airbus has completed 100 deliveries of its A400M turboprop transport, with the Spanish Air Force on May 24 receiving its tenth aircraft