Daily Archives: 8, March 2016

Airbus Defence and Space delivers LISA Pathfinder spacecraft to the European Space Agency

Ground-breaking spacecraft passes all in-orbit tests and officially handed over to ESA on 7 March Test masses Jake and Elwood flying free ready to prove the technology for future gravitational wave observatories BLAGNAC, 08-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Defence and … Read the full press release

Airbus Group exceeded the US$500 million annual procurement mark from India in 2015

Sets its sights on exceeding US$2 billion in cumulative procurement in the 5 years up to 2020 The Group is making in India through 45+ suppliers, supporting over 6000 local jobs Every Airbus commercial aircraft produced today is partly ‘Made … Read the full press release

Airbus Group CEO Tom Enders joins the flight test team for Airbus Perlan Mission II as it starts pressurised flights

Minden, Nevada, 08-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Group CEO Tom Enders worked alongside the all-volunteer flight test team for Airbus Perlan Mission II this weekend, as the program achieved a historic milestone with the start of pressurised flights. The Perlan … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence Space, Actia Telecom to equip 17 French Navy vessels with the capability to connect up to the Comcept broadband communication system

After the Comcept system was brought into service in 2015 with initial operational capability, it is now to be extended to French Navy vessels BLAGNAC, 08-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) has awarded Airbus Defence and Space … Read the full press release

BMW Group celebrates its centenary under the motto THE NEXT 100 YEARS

Krüger: The quest for ideal solutions is a part of our DNA Looking into the future of premium individual mobility BMW Vision Vehicle starts symbolic World Tour Munich hosts the BMW Festival – THE NEXT 100 YEARS BMW Group enhances … Read the full press release

BMW Group marks its centenary year with increasing the capital of its foundation, BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt

The BMW Group’s foundations are to consolidate as the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt Foundation will develop Eberhard von Kuenheim Fund for impact investing Stefan Quandt and Susanne Klatten: €30 million to support BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt MUNICH, 08-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — To … Read the full press release

European nations tops in Most Literate Nations study

WORLD’S MOST LITERATE NATIONS RANKED First analysis of its kind NEW BRITAIN, CT, United States, 08-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The World’s Most Literate Nations (WMLN) study, the first to analyze large-scale trends in literate behavior and literacy in more than … Read the full press release