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Nova Systems and Airbus ink charter to explore partnerships in Australian aerospace sector


Apr 29, 2020

Nova Systems and Airbus have signed a charter to identify future collaborative business opportunities, improve their capabilities through the complementary application of skills, and deliver competitive solutions in the Australian aerospace sector.

Nova Group Global Chief Executive Greg Hume commented on the partnership and the potential for further agreements across the globe.

“Agreements such as this provide Nova Systems the opportunity to collaborate and partner with Defence and Security companies at the leading edge of capability and technology. Nova Systems has capabilities that enable technology through our core specialisations such as Test, Safety and Systems Assurance. This partnership between Nova Systems ANZ and Airbus is a great example of a collaborative relationship providing sovereign services in support of the Australian government’s strategic and national interests”.

Under the agreement, the scope of opportunities may include: equipment acquisition and support programs, provision of engineering services and secondment of personnel.

In speaking of the strategic partnership, Andrew Mathewson Managing Director at Airbus Australia Pacific, highlighted the importance of continuing to grow Australia’s industrial capabilities.

“Airbus’ charter with Nova Systems sets the framework for a long-term collaborative relationship that will deliver real results for Australia’s defence industry capabilities, local jobs and technology upskilling.  Airbus welcomes the opportunity to work closely with innovative enterprises such as Nova Systems to ensure that we continue to deliver the best solutions to our customers”.

In the spirit of cooperation, communication and commitment, the joint endeavours will consider competitiveness, value for money and best for customer outcomes, when exploring future opportunities and projects.


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