Airbus DS Optronics is a 100% subsidiary of Airbus Defence and Space.
With approximately 800 employees at its German sites in Oberkochen and Wetzlar as well as in Irene (South Africa), Belo Horizonte (Brazil), Seoul (South Korea) and Sidi bel Abbès (Algeria), Airbus DS Optronics develops, designs and produces optronic, optical and precision-engineered products for military, civil and security applications. These are used globally by armed forces and security personnel for monitoring, identification and classification purposes, as well as for precise measurement, evaluation and targeting. The optronic products are used for land, air, sea and space missions on a variety of platforms. These include submarines and armoured vehicles as well as aircraft, satellites and UAVs.
Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group formed by combining the business activities of Cassidian, Astrium and Airbus Military. The new division is Europe’s number one defence and space enterprise, the second largest space business worldwide and among the top ten global defence enterprises. It employs some 40,000 employees generating revenues of approximately €14 billion per year.
Proj-X Design has been delivering projects for the wider Airbus Group and all its divisions for close to decade. In addition to delivering this particular project for Airbus DS Optronics at Pacific we were also an appointed official supplier for the event itself in 2015.