Airbus Defence and Space
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|Industry||Aerospace, Telecommunication, Electronics|
|Bernhard Gerwert, CEO |
|Products||Military aircraft, Communication satellites and systems, Electronic systems|
Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group responsible for defence and aerospace products and services. The division was formed in January 2014 during the corporate restructuring of European Aeronautic Defense and Space (EADS), and comprises the former Airbus Military, Astrium, and Cassidian divisions.
Airbus Defence and Space is present in dozens of countries on all continents.
On July 31, 2013, European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) announced that it would change its corporate name to Airbus Group by the end of that year, and that Astrium, Cassidian, and the Airbus Military divisions would be merged to form a new company: Airbus Defence and Space.
|10 July 2000||1 December 2006||1 April 2009||17 September 2010||17 January 2014||27 May 2015|
|European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company NV||Airbus Group NV||Airbus Group SE|
|Airbus Military||Airbus Defence and Space|
|EADS Defence and Security||Cassidian|
|Eurocopter Group||Airbus Helicopters|
Airbus Defence and Space is currently structured into 4 Business Lines:
- Military Aircraft
- Space Systems
- Communications, Intelligence and Security
- Airbus A330 MRTT
- Airbus A400M Atlas
- CASA C-212 Aviocar
- CASA/IPTN CN-235
- EADS CASA C-295
- Eurofighter Typhoon
- Automated Transfer Vehicle
- Orion European Service Module
- Columbus (ISS module)
- Ariane (rocket family)
- Eurostar (satellite bus)
- ExoMars rover
- Rocket engines: HM7B, Aestus, Vinci, Vulcain 
- High Purity Hydrazine (HYPU)
Major european Airbus Defence and Space sites are located
- in Germany: Backnang, Berlin, Bremen, Immenstaad am Bodensee, Jena, Kiel, Koblenz, Köln, Lampoldshausen, Manching, Ottobrunn, Oberkochen, Potsdam, Rostock, Sulzbach (Taunus), Trauen, Wetzlar, Ulm and Unterschleißheim
- in France: Elancourt, Vélizy, Les Mureaux, Bordeaux, Toulouse and Kourou in French Guiana
- in the United Kingdom: Newport, Portsmouth and Stevenage
- in Spain:Getafe, Madrid and Sevilla
- in Italy: Rome and Potenza.
- in South Africa: Irene
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- "What we do". Airbus Group. 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
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