Astrium Services Renamed as Airbus Defence and Space14/02/2014
|Astrium Services, the global provider of satellite-enabled solutions, has announced that it will operate with immediate effect under its new name of Airbus Defence and Space, a division of Airbus Group. The change from Astrium Services to the new Airbus Defence and Space name is part of a rebranding throughout the wider EADS organisation. Earlier this year, EADS became Airbus Group, with three distinct divisions: Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space, and Airbus Helicopters.|
The entire Astrium Services portfolio of satellite communications and geoinformation services will continue under the newly created Communication, Intelligence & Security (CIS) business line of Airbus Defence and Space. CIS will also integrate secure land communications and integrated system activities of the former Cassidian organisation of EADS.
A recognised worldwide MilSatCom in the world and the leading commercial satcom provider for maritime and enterprise customers, the company will continue to offer best-suit choice of multi-band satellite services, reliably answering communications needs of all key markets.
The new Airbus Defence and Space set-up will allow all governmental and commercial satellite communication activities to be brought together into one integrated SatCom unit, as part of CIS. The mission of new SatCom unit will be to be the provider of choice for trusted satcom-enabled solutions, with a very strong customer focus across all the company’s key vertical markets, commented Erik Ceuppens, the newly appointed head of the satellite communications programme line.
The reorganisation will be rolled out gradually during the course of 2014. All parts of the new division will be rebranded as Airbus Defence and Space over the coming months.
comments powered by Disqus
Read more about: satellite
Supplier: Astrium EADS
More news from this supplier:
SPOT 6 Satellite Added to European Copernicus Programme
Astrium Unveils First WorldDEM Sample Data
Astrium Merges Spot Image and Infoterra
Astrium Expands in Greece
Inspiring GISTAM 2015 Conference Connects Researchers and Practitioners
Integrated Land Management – A Dream?
Call for Abstracts: 9th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology
Ordnance Survey Maps Undergo Major Innovation
Simplified Scan to CAD Workflow with Latest Release of Pointfuse
Third Eurographics Workshop on Urban Data Modelling and Visualisation
RIEGL Lidar User Conference 2015: New Small Laser Scanners and Focus on Unmanned Lidar Systems
Intergeo 2015 to Set New Record for Exhibition Space
Geo-matching.com Adds Big Data Management Systems Category
Clarissa Augustinus Named as FIG Honorary Ambassador
Demo of DJI Inspire UAV During TUSExpo
During the TUSExpo, the recently introduced UAV van DJI, Inspire, was demonstrated in the dedicated demonstration hall. The drone has an autonomy of about 8 minutes and can retract the landing gear for improved imagery. The rechargeable battery can be swapped for increased operational time. The camera is stabilised.