What does Cassidian stand for? Be it in a civil or military context: "DEFENDING WORLD SECURITY"
Our customers across the globe are seeking access to the latest available technologies to meet their challenges and ultimately secure future successes. We provide sustainable system solutions and value-added services, permanently integrating innovation and excellence into our offerings.
"We support the people whose mission is to protect the World."
Cassidian, an EADS company, is a worldwide leader in global security solutions and systems, providing Lead Systems Integration and value-added products and services to civil and military customers around the globe: air systems (aircraft and unmanned aerial systems), land, naval and joint systems, intelligence and surveillance, cyber security, secure communications, test systems, missiles, services and support solutions. In 2011, Cassidian – with around 28,000 employees – achieved revenues of € 5.8 billion. EADS is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. In 2011, the Group – comprising Airbus, Astrium, Cassidian and Eurocopter – generated revenues of € 49.1 billion and employed a workforce of more than 133,000.
- The meaning of "Cassidian"
- The name is a combination of the Latin term cassida (helmet) and meridian (‘pointing north and south') – signifying global protection. The abstract design in the logo symbolises two hands protecting the globe. Both items combined illustrate what Cassidian represents, be it in a civil or military context.