Cobham wins major RAIMS contract

Cobham awarded Radio and Audio Integrated Management System contract for the A320neo aircraft family, worth several hundred million USD.

Cobham is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract by Airbus to supply its new digital RAIMS, Radio and Audio Integrated Management System, for the A320neo aircraft family. This major contract is worth several hundred million USD over the period.


Cobham's RAIMS, already fitted on Airbus A380 and A350 XWB aircraft series, offers savings in space, weight, number of equipment required, acquisition and operation costs, while offering pilots a single point for communication control.


Above Philippe Mhun, Senior Vice-President, Procurement Equipment, Systems and Support, Airbus (left) signs the contract with Eiji Kawaishi, Senior Vice President, Cobham Aerospace Communications (right).


The A320 new digital RAIMS is based on an innovative and flexible system architecture and advanced equipment, designed with a new digital audio distribution technology. Cobham's digital RAIMS also allows Airbus to suppress specific audio routes.


Eiji Kawaishi, Senior Vice President of Cobham Aerospace Communications said, "This selection has been possible thanks to the high level of investment made by Cobham into advanced technologies. The development of world-leading technology means we are able to provide our customers with highly valuable products and services that contribute to the overall competitiveness of their platforms."


About Cobham Aerospace Communications

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Our avionics, connectivity, slip rings and microwave systems for air and space platforms are at the leading edge of technological development.


In the fields of defence, security and commercial aerospace, the innovative, high performance solutions we provide enable our customers' assets to perform to their maximum potential


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Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the most challenging problems, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.



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Lydia Santis
External Communications
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Eiji Kawaishi
Senior Vice President
+33 (0) 14978 66 00

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