Airbus offers a full range of target systems providing realistic and cost-effective training for ground-based and naval Air Defence and Air-to-Air Combat, encompassing towed aerial targets, direct aerial targets and surface targets.
With the expertise of more than 50 years of service for Armed Forces worldwide – involving over 2,700 missions performed and 1,700+ direct targets deployed – Airbus has developed a set of proven support services that are tailorable to customers’ specific needs.
With its full-service solution, Airbus Defence and Space provides Target missions – delivered by Airbus personnel with AIRBUS hardware, equipment and target drones. The service covers the main pillars of training
- The unmanned expendable airborne platform
- The capabilities of platform with the payload
- The scenarios with the realistic threat replication ranging from single- to multi-platform missions based on the planning together with the customer.
This allows customers to focus entirely on their training.
The Target Systems & Services offering allows customers to replicate the most challenging Air Defence scenarios – including air strikes, asymmetric threats, missile engagements, fighter a/c and split target scenarios. Naval Surface Targets are complementing the portfolio e.g. replicating Fast Incoming Attack Crafts (FIAC).