Who We Are

Through its Geo-Intelligence Portfolio, Airbus Defence and Space is recognized as a World leader in geo-information.

With an unmatched access to Earth observation satellite imagery, unique expertise and decades of experience in one organisation, we are the one partner for all of your geo-information needs.

Smarter Decision-Making Through Premium Satellite Imagery, Products and Services

Based on a privileged access to  Pléiades, SPOT 5, SPOT 6 and TerraSAR-X (radar and optical satellites), our extensive portfolio spans the entire geo-information value chain.

Airbus Defence and Space provides decision makers with sustainable solutions to increase security, optimize mission planning and operations, boost performance, improve management of natural resources and, last but not least, protect our environment.


Why us?

Benefit from the experience and exclusive assets of a pioneer in Earth observation and geo-information services, and the rigour of an organisation working for hundreds of satisfied customers and partners, in both the private and public sectors.

  • A comprehensive offer, customised to your needs: from imagery to advanced geo-intelligence services and turnkey solutions, from off-the-shelf to customised applications and services.
  • Experienced: over 30 years of experience in commercial Earth observation and geospatial data analysis, providing geo-intelligence across a comprehensive range of markets including land administration & mapping, environment & agriculture, oil & gas exploration, as well as defence & security.
  • Exclusive assets: operator of the Pléiades and SPOT satellites, with exclusive commercial exploitation rights for the high-resolution radar satellites TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X.
  • Worldwide reach: with +900 employees in 12 countries, complemented by an extensive network of distributors and partners ensuring a local presence around the globe.
  • Leading-edge: a pioneer in Earth observation and geo-information services, committed to investment and innovation with a strong R&D team and a leading role in several GMES projects.
  • Committed to quality: ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified.
  • Part of Airbus Defence and Space, Europe’s leading space system and services specialist, guaranteeing both financial stability and intellectual capital, and confidence in our commitment to provide sustainable Earth observation resources and services.

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Airbus Defence and Space relies on a unique constellation of versatile radar and optical satellites for its sophisticated geo-intelligence services.

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