Airbus and Israel Partner Win Maritime Aerial Surveillance Contract
By Olivia Bugault
Airbus SE said Tuesday that its subsidiary Airbus Defence and
Space Airborne Solutions and its partner Israel Aerospace
Industries have won a contract for maritime aerial surveillance
services in Europe.
Under the contract that was awarded by the European Border and
Coast Guard Agency, the European plane maker and its partner will
operate a remotely piloted aircraft system at medium altitude,
"The service will be delivered in Greece, and/or Italy and/or
Malta within a framework contract," it said, adding that "the
system is capable of flying more than 24 hours in full operational
configuration and creates a comprehensive, real time, naval picture
in geographical areas for potential surveillance interests."
The company didn't disclose the financial details of the
Write to Olivia Bugault at firstname.lastname@example.org
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
October 20, 2020 04:39 ET (08:39 GMT)
Copyright (c) 2020 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.