Clavister and BAE Systems showcased Cyber Armour capabilities of the CV90 IFV at Eurosatory
To mitigate evolving cyber threats, BAE Systems Hägglunds and European cyber security specialist, Clavister, have been working together to further cyber harden its CV90 IFV solution. CV90 and the embedded AI-based cyber security solution were presented at the Eurosatory defence and security tradeshow in Paris from June 13-17. Eurosatory is one of the largest defence and security exhibitions, bringing together defence sector leaders, from armed forces and businesses to industry analysts.
Military platforms and weapons systems are increasingly digital and connected, while cyber-attacks are becoming more advanced and targeted. Cyber security needs to be embedded as an integral part of the development of new military platforms. BAE Systems first pioneered the use of digital systems for IFVs and is now taking the lead in developing purpose-built cyber resilience for CV90. For this, BAE Systems collaborated with long-term partner Clavister combining its battle-proven technology and decades of expertise in cyber security with the latest European research and advances in AI technology. As a result of this collaboration, CV90 is fitted with a new dimension of protection, Cyber Armour.
Cyber Armour constantly monitors all internal flow of communication within CV90 and proactively detects any attempted cyber breaches, thwarting them in real time. Advanced algorithms and a powerful AI-engine provide comprehensive cyber protection. The use of artificial intelligence also enables CV90 to be future-proof against evolving cyber threats.
“Digitalisation has accelerated significantly in the last 10 years. A modern combat vehicle is a node in a network and a sensor station. With all this increased connectivity, cyber security needs to be at the forefront of any organisation’s priorities. This is what we have been doing with Clavister and we are proud to say that CV90 is one the most secure IFVs on the market today. “, said Dan Lindell, Director at BAE Systems.
The CV90 is combat proven and trusted and exists in more than a dozen variants for different mission sets. It is in use with seven countries and is interoperable with NATO forces. The CV90MkIV is the latest version of the tracked IFV with advanced digitized solutions for situational awareness and targeting, integrated anti-tank guided missiles, and Active Protection System for increased survivability.
About BAE Systems
At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of 82,500 people in over 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, our products and services deliver military capability, protect people and national security, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure. BAE Systems Hägglunds focuses on the design, manufacturing, integration and support of a wide range of military vehicles to customers worldwide. Our primary products are medium weight combat vehicle family, armoured all-terrain vehicle family, logistical support and services and hybrid electric drive systems for the civilian market. Our core values are Trusted, Innovative and Bold.
Clavister is a specialised European cybersecurity company, protecting complex digital businesses for more than two decades. Founded and headquartered in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden, Clavister pioneered one of the first firewalls and continues to build robust and adaptive cybersecurity solutions since. Empowering a growing ecosystem of partners and resellers, we have been serving customers in more than 100 countries with 125,000+ deployments across public sector, service provider and defence sectors. Network, cloud, mobile, end points – we secure them all.
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