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Casablanca, 11 March 2019 – Airbus, one of the world’s leading aerospace, defence and security manufacturers and systems providers, will be attending the World Border Security Congress for the third time. The event will be held at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers in Casablanca (Morocco) from 19 to 21 March 2019 and will be co-hosted by the Moroccan Ministry of Interior and the General Directorate for Migration and Border Protection.


In the exhibition hall, the Airbus stand (number 9) will show visitors maritime and border security as well as coastal surveillance solutions. The booth will also display a demo of Styris, the Airbus’s product family focusing on maritime safety and security, which includes Vessel Traffic Services (VTS), Coastal Surveillance Systems (CSS) and Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP).


In addition, on Thursday, 21 March 2019, from 11.15 am (CET), Olivier Yvon, Maritime Program Manager of Airbus Defence and Space, will give a lecture entitled ‘Integrated Coastal Surveillance System’.


Airbus is one of the world’s leading contributors when it comes to providing improved operational products and services to fulfil the defence and security needs of nations, thanks to its strong position as a producer of satellites, aircraft, intelligence and security solutions, including cyber protection. The company designs, develops and implements integrated, complex and holistic solutions, including platforms and services for the following business segments: land border protection, maritime monitoring and safety (coastal and Exclusive Economic Zone) and Critical National Infrastructure (CNI).


The World Border Security Congress is the premier multi-jurisdictional global platform where border protection policy-makers, managers and practitioners meet annually with security industry professionals to discuss evolving international border security challenges.


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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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