Toulouse, 20 March 2019 – Airbus Defence and Space has been selected as a supplier on the UK’s Crown Commercial Service Data and Applications Solutions (DAS) Framework, and features in both the DAS Bluelight Operations and Bluelight Solutions lots. It provides buyers with direct access to procure Airbus services alongside software and technology components, including the SAFEcommand product suite.
Airbus’ SAFEcommand comprises a set of component applications and services that ensure the effective deployment of Command & Control information to mobile resources in-the-field, which is key to satisfying UK Fire and Rescue Services mobile data requirements.
SAFEcommand can also assist public safety, government and emergency planning and response organisations to meet their critical "duty of care" objectives through the provision of in-vehicle real-time location intelligence for integrated operations planning and response as well as full vehicle mobile data.
The DAS Framework is a Crown Commercial Services Framework replacing Local Authority Software Applications Framework (RM1059) and Corporate Software Solutions Framework (RM1042) and is operational from March 2019.
Key features of the DAS framework for customers are:
· One-stop-shop framework
· Small, focused, groups of suppliers
· Simplified renewals process
· Framework duration of 24 months, with up to 24 month extension
· Customer call-off contract duration is 12-60 months, with up to 24 month extension
· Direct award or mini competitions
Find out more here: https://www.intelligence-airbusds.com/isr/#SAFEcommand
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Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2018 it generated revenues of € 64 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world’s leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.
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