Airbus Defence and Space

Airbus Military, Astrium and Cassidian are in formation to merge as Airbus Defence and Space. As one of the three divisions of the Airbus Group, Airbus Defence and Space is Europe’s No.1 defence and space company. Worldwide, it ranks second for space and is among the top ten defence companies, with revenues of approximately €14 billion per year. With exclusive access to Pléiades, SPOT 5, SPOT 6 and TerraSAR-X satellite data, while also calling on a full gamut of space data sources and airborne acquisition capabilities, the Geo-Intelligence programme line of Airbus Defence and Space offers an unrivalled combination of Earth observation imagery and geo-information products and services. Our extensive portfolio spans the entire geo-information value chain, providing decision-makers sustainable solutions to increase security, protect the environment and better manage natural resources in our changing world.

Company details

5, rue des Satellites, BP 14 359 , Toulouse cedex , F 31030 France

Locations Served

Business Type:
Manufacturer
Industry Type:
Monitoring and Testing - Meteorological Monitoring
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

Airbus Military, Astrium and Cassidian are in formation to merge as Airbus Defence and Space. As one of the three divisions of the Airbus Group, Airbus Defence and Space is Europe’s No.1 defence and space company. Worldwide, it ranks second for space and is among the top ten defence companies, with revenues of approximately €14 billion per year.

With exclusive access to Pléiades, SPOT 5, SPOT 6 and TerraSAR-X satellite data, while also calling on a full gamut of space data sources and airborne acquisition capabilities, the Geo-Intelligence programme line of Airbus Defence and Space offers an unrivalled combination of Earth observation imagery and geo-information products and services.
Our extensive portfolio spans the entire geo-information value chain, providing decision-makers sustainable solutions to increase security, protect the environment and better manage natural resources in our changing world.

Backed by more than 25 years of experience, and with a worldwide presence through 20 offices and more than 100 distributors and partners around the globe, Airbus Defence and Space Geo-Intelligence remains fully committed to continuously improving its services and solutions and contributing to the success of its partners and customers.

Why us?

Benefit from the experience and exclusive assets of a pioneer in Earth observation and geo-information services, and the rigour of an organisation already working for hundreds of private and public customers and partners.

  • A comprehensive offer, customised to your needs: from imagery to advanced geo-information services and turnkey solutions, from off-the-shelf to customised applications and services.
  • Experienced: over 25 years experience in commercial Earth observation and geospatial data analysis, operating across a comprehensive range of markets including land administration & mapping, environment & agriculture, oil & gas exploration, and defence & security.
  • Exclusive assets: operator of the Pléiades and SPOT satellites, with exclusive commercial exploitation rights for the high-resolution radar satellites TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X.
  • Worldwide reach: with +900 employees in 12 countries, complemented by an extensive network of distributors and partners ensuring a local presence around the globe.
  • Leading-edge: a pioneer in Earth observation and geo-information services, committed to investment and innovation with a strong R&D team and a leading role in several GMES projects.
  • Committed to quality: ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified.
  • Part of Airbus Defence and Space, Europe’s leading space system and services specialist, guaranteeing both financial stability and intellectual capital, and confidence in our commitment to provide sustainable Earth observation resources and services.