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EarthCARE Goes West for Launch

  Munich. The Airbus-built EarthCARE (Earth Clouds, Aerosols and Radiation Explorer) spacecraft has left Munich, Germany, and is now on its way aboard an aircraft to its launch site in […]

Airbus upgrades A400M firefighter prototype

Airbus Upgrades A400M Firefighter Prototype Kit

Getafe, Spain. Airbus Defence and Space has conducted a new flight-test campaign of the A400M Roll-on/Roll-off firefighting prototype kit, dropping 20,000 litres of retardant and creating high concentration lines over […]

Airbus to Make Eurofighter Fit for Electronic Combat

Munich. Now it’s official: The Eurofighter EK (Electronic Combat) is coming. Following the recent parliamentary approval by the German budget committee, Airbus will equip 15 German Eurofighters for electronic combat […]

TIBA-1 Satellite Leaves Airbus Defence and Space

Toulouse. TIBA-1, the communications satellite for the Government of Egypt developed by Airbus and Thales Alenia Space (TAS) left the Airbus Defence and Space clean rooms in Toulouse. The spacecraft […]