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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  1836
Total Deliveries  1590
Total in operation  1273

Our Defence Portfolio

A400M

A400M

Delivery to the point of need

A330 MRTT

A330 MRTT

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

Eurofighter

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

A320neo multi-mission version

A320neo multi-mission version

Future Combat Air System

Future Combat Air System

Making manned and unmanned platforms smarter

How the A400M is built

How the A400M is built

Learn about a day in the life of A330 MRTT

Learn about a day in the life of A330 MRTT

Looking back on 10,000 hours of A400M flight test

Looking back on 10,000 hours of A400M flight test

Making our oceans safer

Making our oceans safer

Looking back on 10,000 hours of A400M flight test

 

Airbus’ military flight test team has just passed a remarkable milestone in the lengthy campaign to qualify the full range of capabilities of the pioneering A400M airlifter Read less Read more

Services

Services

Military Aircraft

SmartForce

SmartForce

Latest Defence media assets

Latest Defence News

Airbus to build new generation broadcast satellites to renew Eutelsat HOTBIRD fleet

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Assisting astronauts with Airbus innovation

Crew assistant CIMON* successfully completes first tasks in space

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First South Korean A330 MRTT lands in Busan for acceptance tests

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All good things come in threes: MetOp-C successfully launched

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Looking back on 10,000 hours of A400M flight test

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