Enhancing the safety and security of critical defence systems
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Responding to constantly shifting geopolitical tensions and threats requires intelligent defence systems and infrastructure. But implementing new scalable, interoperable, and technologically advanced defence systems presents a challenge, on which we can support our customers.

Our impact

Airbus Protect works closely with defence manufacturers and engineering firms as they develop new defence systems to ensure safety, security, dependability, and interoperability. Our experts have in-depth knowledge of complex system studies and are well-placed to address the diverse challenges of collaborative combat.

We’re also a trusted partner of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces (DGA), providing safety and security support on nuclear systems throughout their lifecycle, as well as related military air bases and naval infrastructures.


We operate throughout the life cycle of the product taking into account interoperability aspects.
Our studies cover component levels as well as complex system architectures.
Our added value is enriched when we support you/our clients from the early stage of the programmes. We can support you to define the best strategy of Safety Governance.
Our mission is to make sure that your systems remain safe and operational whilst complying to regulation and standards.

Our offer includes

  • Safety
    • Nuclear Safety
    • RAMS and ILS
    • Design assurance
    • Fire explosion
    • Pyrotechnics risk analysis
    • Lightning (QualiFoudre)
    • Human factors
    • Product security
    • Training
    • Tools, licences and supports
  • Sustainability
    • Industrial risk analysis 
    • Modelling
    • Industrial safety
    • Physical security

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Safety 101: Understanding operational reliability terminology

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