Airbus creates maritime surveillance division

19 February 2018

Former Airbus subsidiary Signalis has been rolled into the larger business structure to form a maritime surveillance division.

Airbus first acquired the subsidiary when it was formed in 2011, and the new division will be the company’s centre of competences for maritime safety and security.

Signalis has sat under the Communications, Intelligence and Security (CIS) business line since 3 January 2018, Airbus announced on 19 February, and the decision to form the new division was a result of growing interest in the maritime surveillance market, and is in line with the company’s “one brand” strategy.

“We have brought all the maritime surveillance experts in the security solutions domain together in order to structure and strengthen Airbus Defence and Space´s position as a leading maritime company,” Evert Dudok, head of CIS, said.

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