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Cassidian’s obstacle warning system certified for NH90

Cassidian’s obstacle warning system certified for NH90

Having completed its final qualification review, Eurocopter has certified the MilOWS (Military Obstacle Warning System) for the NH90 military transport helicopter. The system was developed and built by Cassidian and is from the Sferion SferiSense range. There are now no further obstacles to delivering the 150 warning systems for the NH90 to the Bundeswehr and… Read more »

Source: Cassidian, 19-Jun-13

ERDF and Cassidian working on unmanned powerline inspections

ERDF and Cassidian working on unmanned powerline inspections

A cooperative experiment that has been on-going for about a year between French electricity distribution network operator ERDF (Electricité Réseau Distribution France) in the “Sillon Rhodanien” region and Survey Copter, a subsidiary of Cassidian, aims to define and develop UAV usage for the inspection of medium-high-voltage aerial power lines. The use of specially dedicated UAVs will… Read more »

Source: Cassidian, 17-Jun-13

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Paris Air Show – Cassidian presents its Tanan 300 compact VTOL Tactical UAS

Paris Air Show – Cassidian presents its Tanan 300 compact VTOL Tactical UAS

TANANTM 300 Cassidian presents its TANANTM 300 new-generation compact VTOL Tactical UAS (Vertical Take-Off and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial System) for maritime and land missions. Designed in close collaboration with potential customers in order to match their specific requirements, TANANTM 300 is a real ‘eye in the sky’ thanks to a full HD imagery chain and to its… Read more »

Source: Cassidian, 16-Jun-13

Cassidian to deliver test system for Tiger helicopter maintenance

Cassidian to deliver test system for Tiger helicopter maintenance

Cassidian has been awarded a contract from OCCAR Tiger Division to provide a turnkey test system to support the maintenance of opto-electronic equipment used on the German version of the Tiger helicopter. A key factor in the decision to use the Cassidian solution was its expertise in opto-electronic test engineering which has successfully supported many… Read more »

Source: EADS, 20-Dec-12

Cassidian electro-optics protects against laser-guided weapons

Cassidian electro-optics protects against laser-guided weapons

Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, has developed an electronic defence system which, for the first time, will provide vehicles, ships and helicopters with reliable protection against laser-guided weapons.   “The threat from lasers to armed forces on a mission is continuing to increase, because weapons such as laser-guided missiles or sniper rifles… Read more »

Source: Cassidian, 20-Dec-12

ATECH and Cassidian to work together on Brazilian EC725 mission system

ATECH and Cassidian to work together on Brazilian EC725 mission system

Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, joins forces with Brazilian systems specialist ATECH, São Paulo, to equip the new EC725 helicopters of the Brazilian Navy with an advanced mission management system. As part of the procurement of 50 EC725 helicopters by the Brazilian armed forces, Eurocopter and its Brazilian subsidiary Helibras signed a… Read more »

Source: Cassidian, 06-Nov-12

Cassidian supports helicopter missions in Afghanistan

Cassidian supports helicopter missions in Afghanistan

Cassidian supports the helicopter missions of the German Armed Forces in Afghanistan with a mobile version of its computer-based operations support system EUA (“Einsatzunterstützungsanlage”, English acronym: OSS). Eight mobile EUA systems have now been delivered to the German Army Aviation Corps as part of a contract awarded by the German Federal Office of Defence Technology… Read more »

Source: Cassidian, 13-Sep-12

New CEO at Cassidian

New CEO at Cassidian

Bernhard Gerwert, 59, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cassidian and Member of the EADS Executive Committee with immediate effect. He will succeed Stefan Zoller, 54, who has decided to leave EADS in order to pursue new professional challenges. Stefan Zoller has led the Group’s defence and security Division since 2005. “I want… Read more »

Source: Cassidian, 03-Sep-12

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Indra flies unmanned Pelicano in Segovia

Indra flies unmanned Pelicano in Segovia

Indra’s new UAV, the Pelicano helicopter, performed a test flight at the Marugán aerodrome in the province of Segovia. This test marks the market launch of Indra’s new unmanned helicopter system, which is now ready to enter into service. The flights took place as part of UNVEX’12, the Spanish conference for unmanned systems that is holding… Read more »

Source: Indra, 30-Apr-12

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Cassidian to support medical evacuation missions in Afghanistan

Cassidian to support medical evacuation missions in Afghanistan

Cassidian, an EADS company, will support the Forward Air Medical Evacuation (FwdAirMedEvac) missions carried out with NH90 helicopters of the German Army in the evacuation of ill and injured persons in Afghanistan. For this purpose, the German Federal Office of Defence Technology and Procurement (BWB) ordered a total of eight units of Cassidian’s mobile EUA… Read more »

Source: Cassidian, 01-Mar-12

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Cassidian boosts light UAV activity by buying SurveyCopter

Cassidian boosts light UAV activity by buying SurveyCopter

Cassidian has acquired SurveyCopter in order to increase the synergies within its light UAV segment (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle – UAV). Created in 1996, SurveyCopter is a French defence company based in France and Switzerland. Cassidian and SurveyCopter are partners since 2003. Cassidian plans to launch a new industrial pole specifically dedicated to tactical UAVs and… Read more »

Source: Cassidian, 20-Oct-11

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Sensors from Cassidian to protect Korean Utility Helicopters

Sensors from Cassidian to protect Korean Utility Helicopters

Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, will protect the “Surion” utility helicopter of the Korean Army against missile attacks. Following a multi-million euro contract from Korean Aircraft Industries, Cassidian will deliver a first batch of 24 of its proven AN/AAR-60 MILDS® systems (MILDS = Missile Launch Detection System), until 2013. The order comprises… Read more »

Source: Cassidian, 24-Jul-11

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