Traversals to Support the FCAS Program With the Data Fusion Platform

Erlangen, Germany, September 22nd, 2020 – Traversals Analytics and Intelligence has been awarded a contract by Airbus Defence and Space and the German Ministry of Defence (BMVg) for the provision of its Data Fusion Platform to the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) program.


With this contract, Airbus Defence and Space and BMVg gain access to Traversals’ Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) capabilities which utilize state-of-the-art NLP processing modules to turn multilingual information into actionable intelligence.


Dr. Dirk Kolb, CEO of Traversals Analytics and Intelligence said: “Traversals is extremely proud to be awarded this contract within the Non-Traditional Player (NTP) initiative of the FCAS program. Open-Source Intelligence is becoming more and more critical in the information age. Adapting Traversals’ Data Fusion Platform for Airbus Defence and Space and BMVg, will lead to significant knowledge gains throughout the program and the organization.”


Though a start-up, the Traversals Analytics and Intelligence team combines more than 20 years of work in the intelligence field. Customers are organizations and companies in the private and public sectors.


About Traversals

Traversals Analytics and Intelligence is a young German start-up company in the field of AI-supported data and information processing. Originating from the environment of the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Traversals has succeeded in developing innovative, AI-based approaches for the technological support of information analysis. Under the aegis of a competent scientific advisory board, Traversals integrates the latest research results in the fields of cybersecurity, machine learning, big data and natural language processing into its ongoing developments. Learn more at and follow us on Twitter at @TraversalsIntel.


About Airbus

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2019, it generated revenues of € 70 billion and employed a workforce of around 135,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world’s leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide. Learn more at

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