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Thales Unveils cortAIx: Europe’s Premier AI Accelerator for Critical Applications

(IN BRIEF) Thales, a leading European high-tech company in civil and defense sectors, announces the launch of cortAIx, an AI accelerator. cortAIx aims to equip armed forces, aircraft manufacturers, and critical infrastructure operators with secure and efficient AI solutions. Thales … Read the full press release

Hexcel and Arkema Collaborate to Advance Aerospace-grade Thermoplastic Composites

(IN BRIEF) Hexcel and Arkema have achieved a significant milestone in aerospace innovation through their strategic partnership, resulting in the successful development of a high-performance thermoplastic composite structure. Utilizing HexPly® thermoplastic tapes made from Arkema’s Kepstan® PEKK resin and Hexcel … Read the full press release

Indra Unveils Ambitious Strategic Plan ‘Leading the Future’ to Transform Defence, Aerospace, and Digital Technologies

(IN BRIEF) Indra, a prominent player in defence, aerospace, and technology sectors, has revealed its comprehensive Strategic Plan titled ‘Leading the Future’, aiming to position itself as the national coordinator of Spain’s defence and aerospace ecosystem while playing a crucial … Read the full press release

Evonik Launches Flame Retardant 3D Printing Resin for Aerospace and Automotive Industries

(IN BRIEF) Evonik has introduced a new photopolymer resin, INFINAM® FR 4100L, specifically designed for DLP 3D printers, offering both flame retardancy and mechanical durability when cured. With a UL 94 flame retardancy rating of V-0 at 3mm thickness, the … Read the full press release

EU’s Defence Equity Facility to Mobilize €500 Million for Dual-Use Innovations

(IN BRIEF) The European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF) are collaborating to launch a €175 million Defence Equity Facility, aimed at supporting innovation in the defence sector. The EIF will provide equity funding to venture capital and private … Read the full press release

LioniX International’s Leading Microsystems Technology Attracts €3.5 Million Investment

(PRESS RELEASE) ENSCHEDE, 9-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Twente, a Enschede, NL based public technical university, has announced that a Dutch consortium consisting of Invest-NL, FORWARD.one, Universiteit Twente Holding, Oost NL, and PhotonDelta has invested €3.5 million in LioniX … Read the full press release

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Safran and Singapore Airlines join the Global SAF Declaration to accelerate SAF usage

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus (EPA: AIR), a European multinational aerospace corporation, Rolls-Royce (LSE:RR., ADR:RYCEY), the pre-eminent engineering company with focus on world-class power and propulsion systems, Safran (EPA: SAF), a French multinational aircraft engine, rocket engine, … Read the full press release

Airbus plans to hire some 6000 new employees in 2022 across its entire group

(PRESS RELEASE) TOULOUSE, 19-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus (EPA: AIR), a European multinational aerospace corporation, has announced a massive recruitment plan across its entire group for 2022 in support of its preparation for the future of aviation and the implementation … Read the full press release

The greater representation of women and people of color in BAE Systems recognized by Forbes and Statista

Forbes has recognized BAE Systems, Inc. as one of “America’s Best Employers for Women” for 2021, one of only 300 companies selected. (PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 16-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial acquires precision agriculture technology leader Raven Industries

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ SIOUX FALLS, SD, U.S.A., 21-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial will acquire 100% of the capital stock of the US-based leader in precision agriculture technology for US$58 per share, representing a 33.6% premium to the Raven Industries … Read the full press release

Airbus to increase aircraft production and validation efficiency by relying on Ericsson private network

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 28-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson (STO: ERIC-B), one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers, and Airbus, the world’s largest airliner manufacturer, have announced the extension of their ongoing partnership to … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel supports passenger to freighter aircraft (P2F) conversions with its KN InteriorChain service

KN InteriorChain solution adapted to P2F market requirements End-to-end solution for manufacturers, maintenance & repair organisations, airlines and leasing companies (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, Switzerland, 2-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel has developed an integrated end-to-end logistics solution to support the market … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel’s basecoat/clearcoat system Aerodur 3001/3002 certified by Boeing for use locally in China

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel (AMS: AKZA), Dutch multinational paints and performance coatings manufacturer, has announced its aerospace coatings facility in Dongguan, China, has been qualified by aircraft manufacturer Boeing to color blend the company’s Aerodur 3001 … Read the full press release

Kieran Doran to lead Barclays’ Aerospace & Defense Investment Banking

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 20-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational investment bank and financial services company Barclays announces the appointment of Kieran Doran as a Managing Director in Aerospace & Defense Investment Banking. Based in New York, Mr. Doran will report … Read the full press release

BAE Systems’ new facility in Warton to rely on Industry 4.0 factory to advance manufacturing on UK’s next generation combat aircraft system Tempest

A new intelligent, smart factory is set to increase productivity and revolutionise combat aircraft production in the UK. (PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 13-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company BAE Systems has announced that it collaborated with … Read the full press release

BAE Systems welcomes Caitlin Hayden as senior vice president of communications

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 5-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems, Inc. announces the appointment of Caitlin Hayden as senior vice president of communications. Caitlin will lead BAE Systems’ external and internal communications activities in support of key business campaigns, community investment … Read the full press release

Safran Electrical & Power and Boeing joint venture announces the appointment of the first woman to manage an aerospace company in Morocco

(PRESS RELEASE) CASABLANCA, Morocco, 9-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — On July 3, 2019, Zahira Bouaouda, became the first woman to manage an aerospace company in Morocco. Zahira was appointed President of MATIS Aerospace, specializing in electrical wiring interconnection systems. In 1997, … Read the full press release

NH Research’s 9300 Battery Test and Battery Emulation Solutions Now Expandable to 2.4 MW

NH Research Enabling Electrification with Higher Power Modular Battery Test and Battery Emulation (PRESS RELEASE) IRVINE, CA, U.S.A., 3-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NH Research Inc. (NHR), a leading provider of power electronics test solutions for the aerospace, automotive, defense and energy … Read the full press release

EconCore and Covestro partner over stronger, lightweight and FST performing honeycomb cores and panels

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 30-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Partnership between EconCore N.V. and Covestro has been announced with the aim at producing stronger, lightweight and Fire, Smoke, Toxicity (FST) requirements compliant honeycomb panels and cores targeting public transportation applications, including railway and aerospace. So far both companies … Read the full press release

The Airbus Foundation welcomes Fab Foundation Director Sherry Lassiter to its College of External Experts

TOULOUSE, 14-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Airbus Foundation’s College of External Experts consists of five representatives from NGOs as well as the aerospace business. Their mission is to provide guidance and expertise in their respective fields to the Foundation’s Board of … Read the full press release

Aerospace and data analytics company Planet and BASF to deliver timely satellite imagery and data to European farmers

Analytics from daily satellite imagery will promote better land and agricultural practices BASF’s xarvioTM digital products and Planet will contribute significantly to more sustainable agriculture in Europe San Francisco, USA, and Ludwigshafen, Germany, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Planet, an integrated aerospace … Read the full press release

Singapore becomes the third country to welcome the Thales Digital Factory

After France and Canada, Singapore becomes the third country to welcome the Thales Digital Factory. The Digital Factory will deliver innovative digital solutions to Thales customers in the region in a collaborative way. Whenever appropriate, those products will then be … Read the full press release

Safran CEO Philippe Petitcolin: We have delivered and even exceeded all our March 2016 ambitions

PARIS, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran has delivered and even exceeded its March 2016 ambitions. Ideally positioned to capture growth from Aerospace & Defense markets thanks to leading Tier 1 positions. Strengthen market leadership by: Reinforcing its key leading positions as … Read the full press release

Airbus: astronaut assistant, CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile CompanioN) passed its first tests in space with flying colours

Small talk with Alexander Gerst on board the ISS makes aerospace history FRIEDRICHSHAFEN/ BREMEN, 19-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The astronaut assistant, CIMON* (Crew Interactive Mobile CompanioN), developed and built by Airbus on behalf of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), has passed its first … Read the full press release

Safran bolsters its investments in ceramic matrix composites with the opening of Safran Ceramics research center

Safran Ceramics, a research center for ceramic matrix composites (CMC) located in the heart of Bordeaux Aeroparc, was inaugurated today in a ceremony attended by Alain Rousset, President of the Nouvelle Aquitaine region of southwest France, and Stéphane Cueille, Senior … Read the full press release

Safran and Zodiac Aerospace sign an agreement for the merger of Zodiac Aerospace into Safran

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY IN THE UNITES STATES OF AMERICA PARIS, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran (Euronext Paris : SAF) and Zodiac Aerospace today signed an agreement for the merger of Zodiac Aerospace into Safran, as announced on June 1, … Read the full press release

New Department of Aerospace, Aeronautics and Geodesy established at the Technical University of Munich

MUNICH, 24-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In response to epoch-making developments in aviation and space flight, the Bavarian Minister President Dr. Markus Söder announced the establishment of a new engineering department at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in his government statement … Read the full press release

Leonardo creates new model for its supply-chain to drive growth in the Aerospace, Defence and Security sector

The LEAP2020 programme (Leonardo Empowering Advanced Partnership 2020) is a new model for Leonardo’s supply-chain which will drive growth in the Aerospace, Defence and Security sector. Visible results in scale and quality are expected in the short and long term  … Read the full press release

Safran: contemplated merger of Zodiac Aerospace and Safran expected to be completed before the end of 2018

PARIS, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Governing bodies of Safran and Zodiac Aerospace and the employee representatives at the two companies were informed of an envisaged merger of the entities via the absorption of Zodiac Aerospace by Safran. The contemplated merger is … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to sell L’Orange to Woodward Inc for enterprise value of €700 million

Westhampnett, United Kingdom, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell L’Orange, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, to Woodward Inc., for an enterprise value of €700 million (£610 million). Woodward … Read the full press release

Graz University of Technology, voestalpine, Fuchshofer Präzisionstechnik, TCM International, and Diamond Aircraft Industries establish endowed chair for aerospace research in Austria

LINZ, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With an average annual growth of over three percent globally, the aerospace sector is taking off. In order to take advantage of this potential, an endowed chair has been established at the Graz University of Technology … Read the full press release

GKN plc rejects unsolicited acquisition proposal from Melrose Industries PLC: terms fundamentally undervalue the Company and its prospects


Roland Berger: aerospace and defense sector executives believe digitization is already affecting the industry heavily

Digitization will impact the sector heavily in the next five years but just 5 percent of players are aware of the potential risks to their business model Top 3 on the CEO agenda: Manufacturing, product strategy and supply chain management … Read the full press release

Inmarsat announced it completed Globe Wireless acquisition

London, UK, 7-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today confirmed that it had completed regulatory and other approvals in relation to its US$45 million purchase of Globe Wireless, the Florida-based leading provider of value-added … Read the full press release

Selex ES to exhibit efficient and sustainable intelligence-led airport solutions at Inter Airport Europe 2013

Munich , Germany, 08-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection and sustainable ’smart’ solutions. With systems installed in more than 150 … Read the full press release

32,169 visitors attended Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2013 surpassing all previous records

30-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — An impressive 32,169 visitors attended Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2013, a rise of 13 per cent on the previous record in 2011. The exhibition featured 1,489 exhibitors, representing 54 countries, and included 40 international pavilions. … Read the full press release

Aerospace materials and logistics provider ThyssenKrupp Aerospace moved to new building near Marseille, France

21-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Aerospace materials and logistics provider ThyssenKrupp Aerospace has moved to a new building at Vitrolles near Marseille, mainly dedicated to supporting a major customer in the area. During the official inauguration event on June 11nd, ThyssenKrupp … Read the full press release

ThyssenKrupp Aerospace inaugurates its first facility in Africa at Aerospace Park Mghira, Tunisia

19-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ThyssenKrupp Aerospace continues to expand its business. In Tunisia, the German technology group ThyssenKrupp’s aerospace materials and services provider recently opened its first facility on the African continent. The newly constructed site at Aerospace Park Mghira commenced … Read the full press release

Safran opened its new “Paul-Louis Weiller” building in Issy-les-Moulineaux, south of Paris

Paris, 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — André Santini, former French minister, and currently Deputy and Mayor of Issy-les-Moulineaux, and Jean-Paul Herteman, Chairman and CEO of Safran, today inaugurated Safran’s new building in Issy-les-Moulineaux, just south of Paris. It is named after one of … Read the full press release

International Airport In Khujand, Tajikistan received $3m from EBRD to modernise its runway and control equipment

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Tajikistan is often referred to as “remote” by the outside world, but with continuing EBRD investment in its infrastructure it is becoming more accessible. The international airport in Khujand, the country’s second-largest city, will be able to … Read the full press release