Airbus Defence & Space

The Intelligence Programme Line of Airbus Defence and Space is a recognised as a world leader in geospatial data provision and defence intelligence, with 30+ years’ experience.

Meet the Partner

Airbus Defence and Space is a global supplier of commercial satellite imagery; the No. 1 European supplier of land command and control solutions, as well as a lead supplier of Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) and Air Defence solutions.

With unparalleled access to optical and radar satellites, combined with comprehensive applications experience, Airbus Defence and Space delivers a broad product and services portfolio spanning the entire geo-information value chain.

With more than 30 years’ experience in data acquisition, processing, data management and hosting, Airbus delivers sustainable solutions that deliver customer needs across a comprehensive range of markets, addressing defence and security, agriculture, insurance, finance, commercial and civil institutional customers.

How they can help you

Airbus offers an extensive portfolio of products and services spanning the entire geo-information value chain, from data acquisition and processing to data management and hosting, sophisticated geo-information services and integrated solutions, bringing customers exactly what they need, when and where they need it. Airbus solutions include:

  • Geospatial Financial Hub – delivers multiple geospatial datasets, from leading specialists, to eliminate uncertainties and reduce risks for the property insurer, owner, vendor and lender. Through integrating flood and subsidence risk datasets with address, mapping, aerial photography and height data; information is searchable by address via the Airbus Geospatial Financial Hub to support business decisions for the insurance and finance sectors.

The Geospatial Financial Hub’s sophisticated risk analysis tool is now able to analyse the potential financial impact of climate change on a customer’s mortgage portfolio, in line with new regulatory guidelines.

  • SAFEcommand – Airbus’ SAFEcommand is an easy-to-use map-based system that provides a set of component applications and services that ensure the effective deployment of Command & Control information to mobile resources in the field, to assist public safety, government and emergency planning and response organisations.

  • Other Secure Mapping and Geospatial Data Service – Airbus also provides secure and hosted mapping solutions to UK government and Public Safety organisations to support critical monitoring and collaborative programmes. Airbus provides geospatial data services, visualisation and hosting platforms to the public and private sector through our online portal for customers such as Highways England and Stanfords.

Airbus specialises in Geospatial and Earth Observation services for finance, insurance, government, public safety, maritime, and defence applications.

Airbus work with companies from start-ups to enterprise, offering a range of solutions from pay-per-click to full enterprise solutions.


Airbus supported Nationwide Building Society with a tailored but affordable solution to update how they manage their property risk portfolio and improve customers’ experience. Nationwide selected Airbus as a strategic supplier with an equally innovative culture.

Airbus committed to innovating change in the mortgage market by delivering environmental risk data that supports mortgage Decisions In Principle (DIP). It supplied Nationwide with advanced datasets integrated from numerous relevant data providers, unlocking a comprehensive and property-specific solution to support lending decisions based on the insurability of the property. This enabled mortgage lenders to make efficient and accurate environmental risk assessments at a property level.