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Damen Shipyards Group - Oceans of Possibilities
Damen Shipyards Group has been in operation for over ninety years and offers maritime solutions worldwide, through design, construction, conversion and repair of ships and ship components. By integrating systems we create innovative, high quality platforms, which provide our customers with maximum added value.
Our core values are fellowship, craftsmanship, entrepreneurship and stewardship. Our goal is to become the world’s most sustainable shipbuilder, via digitalisation, standardisation and serial construction of our vessels.
Damen operates 35 shipyards and 20 other companies in 20 countries, supported by a worldwide sales and service network. Damen Shipyards Group offers direct employment to more than 12,000 people.
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MBDA is a strategic domestic, European and international partner to preserve sovereignty and protect the freedom of our nations by providing decisive military capabilities to protect national security and to enable strategic independence and freedom of action.
MBDA is a unique and successful model of a European integrated defence company at the core of the sovereignty of our nations. With more than 14,000 people working together across France, the UK, Italy, Germany and Spain, our large European footprint gives us the critical mass to compete in the global complex weapon systems market.
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Eurospike is a joint venture between Diehl Defence GmbH & Co. KG, Rheinmetall Electronics GmbH and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd, based in Röthenbach a.d. Pegnitz / Germany.
Eurospike GmbH is responsible for the marketing of the missiles of the Spike family in Europe. Commonalities between the missiles of the Spike family ensure a cost advantage in the production and consequently in the purchase, maintenance and training in the use of specific missiles. Additionally due to the success of Spike sales throughout Europe, most members of the NATO alliance are Spike users which ensures interoperability and also has advantages when needing to stock during exercises.
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Airbus is a global pioneer in the aerospace industry, operating in the commercial aircraft, helicopters, defence and space sectors. The Company is a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a worldwide scale.
With 135,000 employees and as the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader, Airbus is at the forefront of the aviation industry. We build the most innovative commercial aircraft and consistently capture about half of all commercial airliner orders. Thanks to its deep understanding of changing market needs, customer focus and technological innovation, Airbus offers products that connect people and places via air and space.
All worldwide market activities across the commercial aircraft, helicopters, defence and space businesses operate under the same Airbus brand, as will any future core business entities. Our brand is not just a logo, it represents our culture, our personality, our products and services and the way these are delivered.
Take a journey through some of the highlights of our company from the past 50 years on Airbus.com
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SPACE HELLAS is a leading Digital Integrator and Value-add Service Provider, with an international presence in the field of Telecommunications, IT and Security. The company has been at the center of technological developments since 1985, offering the market a wide range of integrated solutions and high-tech services supported by a state-of-the-art technical network. The aim of SPACE HELLAS is to support our customers and to enable new business and operation models in their digital journey.
SPACE HELLAS Group has invested dynamically in providing specialized technology solutions in different technological sectors, such as Enterprise Software with SingularLogic, IoT with SenseOne, Intelligent Agriculture with AgroApps, as well as in Cybersecurity, Big Data Analytics and Web Intelligence with Web-IQ.
The company’s headquarters are located in Athens, while it possesses branch offices in all major Greek cities and in Cyprus, subsidiaries in five foreign countries and activities extending from Europe up to the Middle East.
SPACE HELLAS is listed on the Athens Stock Exchange Market since 2000.
SAFRAN Electronics & Defense
Safran Electronics & Defense is an international company with 10,000 employees, built on proven expertise in technologies that underpin sovereignty. By combining human and artificial intelligence, the company develops the products and services that empower aerospace and defense players to observe, decide and guide. Safran Electronics & Defense also supports fellow Safran companies by sharing its state-of-the-art electronics skills and expertise.
To supply smart, cyber-protected, mission-critical systems
CS GROUP designs, develops, deploys, maintains and operates smart, safe and interconnected systems. These systems, based on innovative solutions and products, guarantee the efficiency and security of our clients’ operations and critical missions with extremely exacting requirements.
We provide solutions for Defense & Homeland security, Cybersecurity, Space, Aerospace and Industry customer. Area surveillance solutions are the most advanced ones, in particular for maritime surveillance and protection, with an holistic approach.
Swarmly is an aerospace company located in Limassol, Cyprus.
Swarmly is the full cycle manufacturer of ISTAR VTOL UAS
Swarmly VTOLs are field proven, robust, operate anywhere and have short lead time.
EIGHT BELLS Ltd
SEIGHT BELLS LTD is an independent high technology company, based in Nicosia Cyprus. We specialize in selected parts of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) and Electronics in the domains of Defence, Security, Space, Telecommunications, Cybersecurity, eHealth and Environmental Protection. We are providing disruptive IT solutions and enabling access in emerging technologies, as well as targeting in the specification, design, development, integration, installation, testing and follow-on support of:
Advanced Defence and Security Solutions,
Cybersecurity Solutions and Applications,
AI software Solutions,
Electronic Systems. Sensors and Devices,
EO/IR (Electro-Optical/Infra-Red) systems, software and algorithms,
High Demanding Cloud and Data Management Systems and Applications
Communication, Command & Control Systems.
Our main technical capabilities include:
SOFTWARIZED NETWORKS (5G – 6G)
IoT & SENSORS (Design of specialized prototype electronic devices).
CLOUD & DATA APPLICATIONS
AI & SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS & APPLICATIONS
RESEARCH (ICT in fields of Defence, Security, Space, Telecom, Cybersecurity)
EIGHT BELLS is certified according to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 27001:2013. Also, we possess Facility Security Clearance, and our personnel can handle National-EU Classified Information. Our values and policies combine Quality, Corporate Social Responsibility, Security, Ethics and Environmental Protection.
The main areas of our expertise are the development of AI accelerated software applications and customizable solutions that enhance Modern Mobile Communications, IoT and Sensors applications, Cybersecurity platforms, and Management solutions for Softwarized Networks, Virtualized Data Processing, and Storage Infrastructures.
As a highly innovative firm, EIGHT BELLS has achieved to participate in one National Cypriot Defence Project (THISEAS – ATHINA Initiative), in one National Cypriot Dual Use Project (TRACER), in one EDIDP-2020 Defence Project (AI4DEF), in three EDF-2021 Defence Projects (ACTING, AINCEPTION, COMMANDS), in two HORIZON 2020 security projects (RESPOND-A, DRYADS) and in twenty-one HORIZON 2020 / HORIZON EUROPE projects in various domains (5G-softwarized networks, cloud, energy and health).
EIGHT BELLS has the following infrastructure:
A private 5G network which provides 5G and 4G Radio Access Network capabilities, for research activities.
An outdoor 5G stand-alone unit for 5G research demonstrations on the field.
A privately owned and operated Tier-3 Data Center.
An Electronic Laboratory for the development, testing and evaluating of electronic systems prototypes.
An Additive Manufacturing Laboratory offering design for additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping.
A Data Center for Research Activities.
BlueBird Aero Systems
BlueBird Aero Systems is a major player in the unmanned aerial systems industry, specializing in the design and production of mini and small tactical UAS with vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) capabilities as well as Loitering munition systems. Our advanced solutions have been combat-proven and are ideal for supporting open and urban scenarios, making them suitable for military ISTAR, peacekeeping, border security, disaster management, law enforcement, S&R, and commercial applications.
ARQUUS is a French Defense company, leader of land mobility solutions. Historical partner of the armies, Arquus has more than 25,000 vehicles currently in service in the French Army. Arquus takes part in the VBMR GRIFFON and EBRC JAGUAR programs, which are the new generation of the French Army’s combat vehicles, in the framework of a Temporary Grouping of Companies. Arquus is notably in charge of designing and delivering the drivelines and the self-defense weapon systems for these two vehicles. Arquus also takes charge of all the logistics for the spare parts and organs of the VBMR and EBRC vehicles, thanks to its new logistics facility in Garchizy. Expert of support solutions, with more than 20,000 vehicles serviced, Arquus presents complete support offers, built on the company’s long-term expertise.
KERSHIP offers a wide range of high-performance sturdy vessels up to 95M designed for Law Enforcement at Sea that meets with the ever-evolving needs of navies and authorities around the World.
KERSHIP Offshore Patrol Vessels and Specialised Vessels are robust, reliable, easy to operate and maintain and are fitted with a state-of-the-art combat proven system. They are designed for maximum operational efficiency and benefit from a complete after-sales service that comprises In-Service-Support.
ARKEOCEAN develops unmanned underwater vehicles that operate in swarms for the protection and exploration of the oceans. Through its early history, ARKEOCEAN has acquired a strong knowledge and know-how in underwater acoustics to position and guide mobiles like divers or individual Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV).
This initial expertise developed over more than 10 years got ARKEOCEAN involved in the development of some of the most innovative solutions showcasing swarms of AUVs, like the "loitering AUV" system.
From this experience, the company has broadened its traditional skills in acoustics to the positioning and the coordination of large numbers of AUV operated in swarms and has acquired a strong reputation in AUV systems architecture and engineering. ARKEOCEAN believes that this market is set to grow significantly and that ARKEOCEAN current and future technologies will position the company to benefit from such a trend.
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Defense Standardization Advice (DSA)
DSA is a private company focused on Defence Standards Management in support of the Defence Industrial Ecosystem. The main DSA Objectives are:
• to provide education and training, build skills, advise and support the cooperation between Civil Standards Developing Organizations (SDOs) and Defence / Security Standardisation Stakeholders (Defence and Security Standardisation Authorities, Ιndustry /SMEs and Academia) on the use of suitable civil standards in defence and security projects, and;
• to strengthen the relations between the Defence and Security International, European and National Standardisation Authorities, Ιndustry/SMEs and Academia in support of the development and implementation of Defence and Security Standardisation Projects.
Benefits of cooperation with DSA.
You can receive advice, support and training on:
NATO and European Defence Standardisation Processes and Activities
Defence Standardisation Management Best Practices
Emerging defence and security standardisation challenges
Qualifying interoperable defence capabilities
Using suitable civil standards in defence and security projects
Innovation Management of Defence Acquisition Projects
Implementing defence standards
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SKYLD Ltd is a Cyprus based SME, established in 2022, as an evolution of an existing company operating in Cyprus for more than 10 years. SKYLD leveraging from the experience and knowledge gained at this period, and under new management and leadership approach, is expanding its business portfolio. Additional personnel of exceptional professional standing and expertise also complement the company stucture.
SKYLD is focusing in the fields of Security and Defence domain, including European, International, and nationally funded Research projects and tenders and its personnel has extensive experience in managing complex ICT projects at the respective domains.
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