Mar 13, 2015 defense-aerospace.com
(Source: Airbus Group; issued March 10, 2015)
A400M Centrepiece At LIMA 2015
The Airbus Group will have a major presence at the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) with its technologically-advanced airlifter, the A400M, making its debut at the Show which will be held from March 17-22, 2015.
On display will be the A400M, designated MSN22, the first of four A400M which was delivered to the Royal Malaysian Air Force on 9th of March. The A400M will be performing a special fly-past on the opening day and will, thereafter, be on static display.
“Malaysia is a key market and partner for the Airbus Group in Asia Pacific. In addition to being a long-standing customer base for our various businesses, we have also significantly increased our industrial presence in the country over the past 10 years with our smart partnerships. We have initiated cooperation programmes that are contributing to the advancement of the local aerospace industry while providing the best of our expertise, products and services,” said Pierre Jaffre, President, Asia Pacific, Airbus Group.
Airbus Group will present a wide range of cutting-edge products and technologies at LIMA 2015 from commercial and military aircraft to helicopters and radars. It will also highlight its strong and extensive industrial and services footprint in Malaysia and its support of the Malaysian Government’s Aerospace Industry Blueprint.
At the Group’s exhibition booth, Stand N° B620, Hall B, various scale models will be on display. Among them are the all-new widebody A350 XWB, the C295 Maritime Patrol Aircraft, civil helicopter H175 and military helicopters H225M and Tiger. Also at the stand will be models of the TANAN unmanned aircraft system and the MEASAT-3b, the largest and most powerful telecommunications satellite ordered by MEASAT.
Information on the Group’s border security solutions, maritime satellite services and GEO Intelligence Imagery & Net management system will be available at the stand.
Airbus Group is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2014, the Group – comprising Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters –