Aerospace and defence

The aerospace and defence industries were delayed and, in some cases, significantly disrupted by the global pandemic. With the demand for air travel rising in the post-pandemic era, they’re preparing for the future.

The aerospace and defence businesses have had to adapt quickly to disruption, facing reduced aircraft orders and deliveries, delays in satellite launches, and an increase in employees working from home. They have been sustained by strong defence spending and government support, and have often had to make reductions to the most impacted markets.

We have been supporting our clients in these industries, helping them to transform their operations in line with evolving challenges and demands. OEMs are ramping up and reconfiguring production programs.

This puts severe pressure on the supply chains globally to align. At the same time, aviation and aerospace leaders are also tackling sustainability issues. Mitigating aviation’s climate impact will be a huge force on the industry for the immediate and foreseeable future.
 
We are helping global aerospace and defence organisations and their supply chains to be more agile, connected and data driven than ever.

Supporting Total in the exploration of the future

The METIS® project, developed by Total, aims to revolutionise geophysical acquisition using automated drones.

What we do

Our longstanding experience in the sector enables us to help our clients design and develop their products with improved systems engineering and integration. Our solutions for product and service innovation helps our clients achieve zero distance with customers and build highly responsive and effective service and support capabilities.

At the same time, they can optimise their costs, increase operational efficiency, and develop profitable new services.

We help achieve transformation by assisting green aircraft programs, data-driven operations, and autonomous systems. We also help improve operations with data and model-based-driven production, and in future services such as urban mobility, CO2 monitoring support for airlines, and decommissioning optimisation.

Digital transformation isn’t a one-off event – it’s a continuing process. We develop key pillars to support our aerospace and defence clients at every stage, including digital continuity for product lifecycle management (PLM), adoption of digital twins, workforce and process optimisation, software factories, and net zero models.

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