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Defence and Security

Defence and Security

Airbus is a global leader in the defence sector, the largest defence supplier in Europe, and among the top 10 defence companies worldwide. It manufactures tactical and strategic airlifters, multi-role aerial tankers and advanced combat aircraft. Together, the A400M, C295, CN235, A330 MRTT and Eurofighter Typhoon make up a world-class product line operated by air forces worldwide. With decades of industrial experience behind it, Airbus consistently develops cutting-edge technologies for the most challenging missions.

In addition to designing, developing and manufacturing military aircraft, Airbus offers a broad range of services to fully support its customers.

Airbus also is the no. 3 company worldwide in secure communication platforms, delivering agile, innovative, data-driven digital services for defence and cyber security applications.

  • Europe’s No. 1 in defence
  • Among the top 10 defence companies worldwide
  • Number 3 worldwide in Secure Communications
  • World-renowned range of products including Eurofighter and A400M

Orders & Deliveries

Total Orders  1842
Total Deliveries  1633
Total in operation  1313

Our Defence Portfolio

A400M

A400M

Delivery to the point of need

A330 MRTT RAAF Refuelling F 18

A330 MRTT

The 21st Century Benchmark for New Generation Tanker/Transport aircraft

Meteor missile

Eurofighter

The world’s most advanced new generation multi-role/swing-role combat aircraft

C295

C295

The most versatile and efficient Tactical Transport aircraft

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

UAS solutions for military and commercial applications

Other Activities

A320neo multi-mission version

A320neo multi-mission version

Future Combat Air System

Future Combat Air System

How the A400M is built

How the A400M is built

A330 MRTT French Air Force

Learn about a day in the life of A330 MRTT

History of Airbus Defence

History of Airbus Defence

The Airbus C295 multi-role airlifter has proven its capabilities in life-saving humanitarian missions, including disaster relief operations in Mozambique.

Assisting humanitarian efforts with Airbus’ versatile C295 airlifter

Making our oceans safer

Making our oceans safer

C295 for Canada

C295 for Canada

A400M - Simultaneous deployment of 80 paratroopers 

 

The Airbus A400M new generation airlifter has completed the certification flight test for the simultaneous dispatch of 80 (40+40) equipped paratroopers from both side doors on a single pass. Tests were performed in coordination with the French Armament General Directorate (DGA) together with French and Belgian Armed Forces. Read less Read more

Services

Services

Military Aircraft

SmartForce

SmartForce

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Network for the Sky

Network for the Sky

Latest Defence media assets


Latest Defence News

A “heavy-lift” appearance for Airbus’ A400M at the Dubai Airshow

Airbus CyberSecurity and ORSYS sign cyber training agreement

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Airbus and its partners unveil details of new Eurofighter ECR concept

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Airbus to showcase ‘Future of Flight’ at Dubai Airshow 2019

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Airbus partners with Amprius, leader in high energy density battery technology

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Airbus reinforces its maritime capabilities with HAROPA-Port of Le Havre partnership

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