Press Releases

Airbus consortium participates in European BroadWay project

9 October, 2019

Brussels, 09 October 2019 – An Airbus consortium has signed a pre-commercial procurement (PCP) agreement for the design phase of future pan-European mobile broadband solutions for public safety, called BroadWay. Earlier this year, the European Commission launched the Request for Tender (RFT) for the BroadWay project, in order to define next generation broadband communication systems for Public Safety and Disaster relief organisations (PPDRs) in Europe. The aim of the project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and development programme, is to enhance interoperability across borders.

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Airbus technology ensures cross-border communication at Barents Rescue 2019

9 October, 2019

Kiruna, 9th October 2019 – The reliability and security of Airbus technology, critical networks, and their infrastructure was demonstrated during the Barents Rescue event end of September in Kiruna, Sweden. During the event, safety services such as fire, police, and health end-users from Finland, Sweden and Norway were present to practice real-life emergency situations and demonstrate the need for secure communication in such mission-critical situations, and the importance of trustworthy interoperable cross-border cooperation.

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Nordic Critical App Challenge by Airbus: a step towards the future of mission-critical applications

7 October, 2019

Stockholm, 07 October 2019 – At the end of September, eleven professional application developer companies, primarily from Nordic countries, got together in Stockholm to demonstrate their creations for Airbus’s Tactilon Dabat device. This was the 5th edition of the Critical App Challenge, which has already taken place in Germany, Belgium, Hungary, and the Middle East and North Africa region in order to give local innovative companies from these regions the chance to demonstrate their solutions for public safety and mission-critical use.

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Airbus to present innovative mission critical communications solutions at GITEX 2019

3 October, 2019

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 03 October 2019 – Airbus, a leading provider of secure communications and collaboration solutions, will promote its end-to-end mission critical offerings during the GITEX Technology Week, from October 6th to 10th.

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Andrew Forbes appointed as Head of Middle-East and North-Africa Regions for Secure Land Communications of Airbus

12 September, 2019

Elancourt, 12 September 2019 – To maintain the growth and development of the Middle-Eastern and North-African advanced communications and collaboration solution markets, Airbus has appointed Andrew Forbes as the new Head of the Middle East and North-Africa region of Secure Land Communications. As of the 2nd of September, he has replaced Selim Bouri who has moved on to another position within Airbus.


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