The company undertakes a surveillance audit each year to ensure compliance to the standards. These accreditations are valid for 3 years.
The ISO series of standards (e.g. 9001, 14001, 27001 ...) lay out a framework and define requirements for an effective business management system, led by senior management.
The standards place emphasis on process, customer satisfaction, effective environmental management and continuous improvement.
Certificates are accredited for the three Airbus Defence and Space business divisions :
Airbus Defence and Space has been certified as a single transnational company, with a single Certification Body, auditing the six Airbus Defence and Space Satellites sites through a single common process.
EN 9100.2009 is the Aviation, Space and Defence industries enhanced version of the ISO 9001:2008 Standard. The revised EN 9100 series of standards has introduced significant changes with the objective of strengthening the level of the standard and the certification.