Airbus Defence and Space and MyDefence Communication signs MoU on cooperation opportunities for the Eurofighter weapon system
02 Oct - 2016
Copenhagen – Airbus Defence and Space and MyDefence Communication have signed an MoU with respect to opportunities of cooperation in the field of electronic support and counter measures for the Eurofighter weapon system.
”We have had an excellent experience so far in working with the Danish industry, so I am delighted that we have agreed to see how we can grow this partnership in the future in conjunction with a Eurofighter sale to Denmark” said Eurofighter Campaign Director Uli Fingerle at Airbus Defence and Space.
In parallel and independent to Eurofighter related discussions, Airbus and MyDefence have identified new opportunities together in the field of electronic support and counter measures and found synergies in technologies and products such as next generation protection against UAVs, IEDs and Radars for dual use purposes in the defence and governmental security sectors.
Christian Steinø, CEO of MyDefence said: ”We experience strong synergies between our companies. Airbus’ profound systems for electronic support and counter measures is a unique match for MyDefence’ innovative technologies and products. We look forward to combine our efforts and provide our customers with state-of-the-art solutions that are scalable from man-carriable, over vehicle or aircraft mounted to large infrastructure scale systems.”
About Airbus Defence and Space
Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group responsible for defence and aerospace products and services. The Airbus Defence and Space portfolio covers military combat and transport aircraft, Unmanned Aerial Systems, a broad scope of satellite products and services as well as space launchers. Airbus Defence and Space is Europe’s No. 1 in defence and space, among the top 10 defence companies worldwide and world-leading player in the space industry.
MyDefence Communication develops advanced wireless mission critical products and systems for defence, governmental and security applications, including counter-UAV systems, counter-IED systems and airborne signal threat analysis. MyDefence Communication is headquartered in Aalborg, Denmark.
Airbus: Kieran Daly, Press Manager Military Aircraft, +34 689 669 661 (M)
MyDefence: Christian Steinø +45 2085 3726 (M)