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HIS and Airbus Defence and Space Partner to Deliver Satellite Imagery Analysis

[Via Satellite 01-11-2016] IHS and Airbus Defence and Space have announced a three-year partnership agreement.

Under the agreement, Airbus Defence and Space will provide newly acquired imagery from its Pleiades, Spot and TerraSAR X satellites, for use as primary sources and fusion with open source information for actionable intelligence. It will also provide access to the GO Monitor service, which delivers reliable surveillance and change information anywhere on Earth. The Airbus and IHS Aerospace, Defence & Security partnership brings together world leaders in insight and imagery to deliver a detailed picture of dynamic events in volatile regions worldwide.

IHS Aerospace, Defence & Security has been using imagery from Airbus Defence and Space for more than two years, breaking significant news stories on a second Russian base in Syria, new developments in North Korea’s nuclear program as well as island building in the South China Sea.