Secure land communications / TETRA systems

Airbus TETRA Systems

Digital radio networks for professionals

Secure communication over radio is essential for professionals on the move.

When seconds make a difference

In fast-changing situations and when lives may be at stake, professionals need communications that they can trust.

Communication between teams is critical for any operation. Efficient co-operation gets results in everyday situations. In exceptional situations, co-operation helps minimize damage to people and property.

In any situation, professionals must be able to communicate over radio:

  • With their colleagues in the field
  • With other teams
  • With mobile applications
  • With the dispatching or command centre.


Modern and proven

Airbus TETRA System

The radio communication network has to be proven in practice. Yet it has to be a modern solution. Investments today need to benefit your organization now and in the future.

A TETRA radio communication system from Airbus is the safe, professional choice. No other technology today can better meet the users' needs today - or even in the near future. These systems will continue to give valuable service for another 20-30 years.

In addition to the Airbus TETRA system – scalable from a local to nationwide network, there are two choices for easy set-up:

What about the future?

What's the future of TETRA? After all, broadband technologies such as LTE offer great possibilities. New multimedia-enriched messaging or video transmissions from the field can bring new efficiencies to everyday operations.

Where does trusty TETRA fit in these scenarios?

The answer: TETRA and LTE complement each other. And there are 50 ways that TETRA can provide the long-term support you need. Download this eBook and learn the 50 ways:

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Popular solutions

TB3 TETRA base station - Unrivalled coverage, optimal cost

The TB3-series base stations are sensitive and powerful. Use them to build excellent radio coverage without black spots very cost-effectively.

Taira TETRA Server - Virtual TETRA core

Taira TETRA Server is also a key building block for Tactilon Suite and PMR evolution - future you can trust.

TETRA Connectivity Server

TCS Server offers the deepest level of integration to a TETRA network for applications. One of its many uses is for implementing specific applications, such as positioning solutions or telemetry systems.

Tactilon Management

Managing network users’ data, access rights and other attributes is an important task. When there are thousands of users, one just cannot do this one user at a time. Special tools are needed for efficient management of subscribers. 

The Tactilon® Management tool lets you manage a mass of users’ attributes.

Why TETRA systems from Airbus?

Professionals use their radios every day – anywhere – all the time. The best choice for their radio network is a tried and tested TETRA solution.

Airbus provides TETRA radio communication systems based on the proven, TETRA standard.

A system may be standard, but systems by different manufacturers can do different things. Choose a TETRA system from Airbus and get the best benefits.

TETRA radios from Airbus used in a TETRA network by Airbus can also give you unique synergy benefits and improve your operations.

Reliable with excellent coverage

  • The network is reliable every day but also also in exceptional circumstances
  • Your users will appreciate the excellent radio coverage without black spots
  • They will see and hear a clear indication if their radio should lose its connection

TETRA communication is easy for the users:

  • They press the PTT key on the radio to talk to a group of people
  • One click, and the dispatcher can talk to everyone
  • Background noise is filtered out
  • There is the red key for personal emergency
  • … and many more

And there's more -

  • Organizations in the system stay secure and private from each other
  • The security features will meet your requirements
  • Data communications do not require a different device.

Plus, TETRA offers a smooth evolution to broadband

Keeping the system with the latest software release guarantees the most modern solution following the PMR evolution.

Smart devices and new data applications

TETRA evolution

More and more, the users of critical communications also need to use new data applications and smart devices. Broadband solutions are needed in addition to TETRA.

It would not make sense to replace an existing well-serving mission critical or business critical network with an alternative that does not meet all requirements. A better solution is to evolve the current network into a hybrid TETRA and LTE network.

TETRA evolution - start here

Start your broadband future today.

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Future evolution

How to minimize risks when introducing mission-critical broadband

7 proven reasons why smooth evolution is the better way


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Public safety and other professional organizations around the world want mobile broadband to be part of their communications. This executive briefing explains how to make a success of introducing mission-critical broadband to public safety.

Not forgetting the mission-critical

When communications have to be available and reliable even in extreme circumstances, the network has to be shock-proof, like Airbus TETRA systems.

What can a shock-proof network do?

Shock-proof networks

How professional radio communication helps tackle extreme circumstances

This white paper looks at the challenges related to exceptional circumstances, defines the characteristics of a PMR network that meets those challenges and examines some actual solutions that have helped emergency services cope with extreme situations across Europe and beyond.

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Who are the customers?

Airbus is a reliable partner for you, with years of experience in delivering radio communication systems into operation. These are just a few examples of Airbus TETRA System customers:

Airbus is committed to maintaining these systems for years to come. This guarantees that the TETRA system develops for a long time. Take a look at more customer stories:

Customer stories

3 great resources

Before you invest

When you are considering the purchase of a new radio communication, take a look at five key things. This guide "5 things you need to know before investing in a new radio communication network" tells you how.

Before you choose

When you are considering which radio communication system to choose, you should make sure that the system can support your operations. This guide "5 things you need to know when choosing a solution for secure radio communication" tells you the five questions to ask.

Bringing mission-critical broadband on 4G/5G networks

Download this paper and you will learn what is needed to bring mission-critical broadband to life on 4G/5G networks.

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