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Defence

Defence

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  1848
Total Deliveries  1666
Total in operation  1332

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

Future Combat Air System

Future Combat Air System

Security
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Security

Security

Helping to secure people, nations and our environment

Services

Services

Military Aircraft

 Multi-Domain Superiority

Multi-Domain Superiority

Further topics of interest

How the A400M is built

How the A400M is built

Ein A400M vom Lufttransportgeschwader 62 aus Wunstorf fliegt in der COVID-19 Krise Patienten aus Frankreich / Straßburg aus, am 29.03.2020.
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Military Aircraft missions during the COVID-19 pandemic

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

A320neo multi-mission version

A320neo multi-mission version

SmartForce

SmartForce

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A330 MRTT French Air Force

Learn about a day in the life of A330 MRTT

Latest Defence media assets

Airbus transforms A330s into Multi Role Tanker Transports through an optimised conversion process    
 
A330 MRTT MMF01 Ferry Flight    
 

Latest Defence News

Airbus and Germany submit Eurofighter offer to Switzerland

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Airbus signs contract for 38 Eurofighters with Germany

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No Air dominance without Space dominance

A330 MRTT and A400M

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European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) selects Airbus and its partner IAI for Maritime Aerial Surveillance with Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)

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Airbus forms Team Maier to increase Australia’s sovereign industrial capability

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Defence on Twitter

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