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Military Programmes

 

A400M

Airbus Military offers the military air transport world a modern, multi-role military airlifter which will replace the ageing fleets of C-130 Hercules and C-160 Transall in service with the air forces around the world. With the A400M, Airbus Military is setting new airlift standards and changing the way in which future military programmes will be managed. The A400M, as the new airlifter of the 21st century, will have more than twice the payload and volume of the aircraft it will replace. It will play an essential role in enhancing Europe’s airlift capabilities, whilst enabling the establishment of common support, training and operational procedures and greater interoperability in multi-national humanitarian and peace-keeping missions. Read more ...

Eurofighter Typhoon

High-tech in the skies has a name: Eurofighter. It is Cassidian's most important programme. Integrated systems, an optimal human-machine interface and state-of-the-art production technologies, e.g. use of carbon fibre composites (CFCs), make Eurofighter the most state-of-the-art high-performance multirole combat aircraft currently around. Not only are innovative and advanced technologies united in this fighter aircraft, but it also represents an international programme of great political and economic significance. Read more ...

Tornado

Tornado is stationed at the fighter bomber and reconnaissance wings of the German Luftwaffe and naval units. In addition, the Tornado ADV (Air Defence Version) is in service with the Royal Air Force of the UK. Three nations – Great Britain, Italy and Germany – participated in the construction of Tornado and it is mainly with their air forces that the aircraft are in operational use. With roughly 1,000 units built, Tornado is the largest multinational armament programme in Europe to date. Read more ...