This divestment is part of the portfolio reshaping within the Airbus Defence and Space Division announced in September 2014.
Airbus DS Communications is a leading provider in North America of command centre software for fielding emergency calls (911) and citizen emergency notification. It generated revenues of more than US$100 million in 2016.
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017 it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 129,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world’s leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.