Airbus 2020 deliveries demonstrate resilience

01/09/2021
Toulouse, 8 January 2021 – Airbus SE delivered 566 commercial aircraft to 87 customers in 2020, in line with the production adaptation plan set out in April 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to overcome international travel restrictions, the Airbus team developed an innovative e-delivery solution which…

Airbus Delivers First US-Assembled A220 in Alabama

10/22/2020
Mobile, 22 October, 2020 – Airbus has delivered its first U.S.-assembled A220 aircraft from Mobile, Alabama, underlining the aircraft manufacturer’s role as a global aircraft producer and heralding the arrival of a new era in Airbus aircraft production in the United States. The aircraft was delivered to Delta Air Lines. “The…

NATO to Add Additional A330 MRTTs

10/02/2020
Getafe, 28 September 2020 - Airbus has received a firm order for an Airbus A330 MRTT Multi-Role Tanker Transport from OCCAR, Europe’s organisation for the management of cooperative armament programmes. The order, which OCCAR has placed on behalf of NATO’s Support & Procurement Agency (NSPA), follows the decision from Luxembourg to…

DroneShield Contract with U.S. Department of Defense

09/14/2020
DroneShield Ltd  is pleased to announce it has received funding from the United States Department of Defense (“DoD”) for targeted development of its DroneShieldCompleteTM Command-and-Control (“C2”) system. The section of the DoD, which has awarded the contract, is a new customer for DroneShied. The funding was awarded through a sole…

An Update on the V-280: August 2020

08/21/2020
Over an 8-day period recently the Bell V-280 Valor team completed 5 hours of flight over 4 sorties; nearing 180 total flight hours and over 330 total operating hours.  This September 9, 2020, Bell press release highlighted how their V-280 was "reinventing" vertical lift mobility. Fortunately, America’s defense leaders,…

Airbus Defence and Space to Build BADR-8 Satellite for Arabsat

08/19/2020
Riyadh, 18 August 2020 – Airbus has been contracted by Arabsat, one of the world’s top satellite operators, to build BADR-8, their new generation telecommunications satellite. BADR-8 will replace and increase Arabsat’s capacity and augment its core business at the BADR hotspot 26°E. The BADR-8 satellite will be based on the-state-of-the-art Airbus…

USSOCOM Orders GATR Systems to Support SOF

08/14/2020
SAN DIEGO – Aug. 12, 2020 Cubic Corporation  ) today announced its Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS) business division was awarded a follow-on, single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract with a ceiling of $172 million from United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to deliver GATR inflatable satellite communications (SATCOM) terminals and baseband communications equipment in…

New IVER4 580 UUV

06/24/2020
L3Harris Technologies has announced the second vehicle in the Iver4 family of next-generation UUVs, the new man-portable Iver4 580 UUV. The UUV is designed to address several customer missions, including survey; multi-domain intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; anti-submarine warfare; seabed warfare and mine warfare. “The Iver4 580 is the latest evolution in…