The defense industry is urged to answer security challenges, while brand new entrants are transforming space into a thriving industry. Altran is a global player leveraging industry excellence to enable legacy and disruptive stakeholders to tackle their R&D, production and business challenges.


    €300 Bn

    Market size for cybersecurity in 2024 


    $11.5 Bn

    UAV market size in 2024 



    Nanos and Microsatellite market CAGR 2018-2024 


With security concerns and investments occupying center-stage across the world, the defense industry is under strong pressure to modernize its capabilities. Meanwhile, the space industry is undergoing an industrial reorganization, while space exploration, debris recycling and tourism open up new perspectives. Together with new client needs – like protection from cyber attacks – and the emergence of non-traditional competitors, these developments are putting intense pressure on existing players in the global defense and space value chain.


  • Lead-time reduction and downsizing acceleration

    Altran accelerates time-to-market by combining agile methodologies and end-to-end services from disruptive product development to smart manufacturing and offset/geo returns management:

    • Satellites and launchers’ engineering
    • Systems engineering and MBSE
    • Mechanical engineering & Physics
    • Hardware and Software
    • Manufacturing 4.0
    • Quality (simulation, test-benches, systems certification)
    • Offset capabilities
  • Disruptive services & connectivity

    Altran boosts your portfolio of innovative digital services, integrating deep understanding of aerospace and cross-industry experience in industrial analytics and IoT applied to heterogeneous vectors and platforms:

    • Intelligent and connected systems
      – Avionics, ground systems & operation
      – Smart unmanned system
      – Real-time intelligence connectivity
    • Global communications
    • Innovation & Design (including Design to X)
    • Analytics
    • Digital transformation
      IoT Solutions
  • Security

    Altran creates end-to-end services as an integrator of smart and innovative solutions leveraging Big Data technologies and industrial analytics for intelligence applications (from cyber‑security to homeland security):

    • High Integrity Software
    • DevSecOps
    • Security compliance
    • Security by design
    • Security testing



Specialized engineers across the world

  • Combining industry, process, data and software engineering to transform product and service development times, costs and quality; capitalising knowledge, intellectual property and regulatory compliance.

Case study

Portable Onboard Printer 3D

Producing a system of automated additive manufacturing aboard the International Space Station.

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  • Combining industry, process, data and software engineering to transform product and service development times, costs and quality; capitalising knowledge, intellectual property and regulatory compliance.


World Class Center Analytics

We are responsible for the advanced analytics that underpin the European Space Agency's Solar Orbiter mission.

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Our expertise centers


    The Intelligent Systems Expertise Centre of Altran UK specialises in the design and construction of high-integrity systems and software, including those with the most demanding safety, security and business requirements.


    The Systems and Safety Expertise Centre of Altran UK specialises in the development, audit, and assessment of critical engineering systems. We engage in both the development and the independent audit and assessment of large, complex, and critical programmes across the world. Our industry expertise includes rail, nuclear, aerospace, defence, and related environmental assessment.

Discover our White Papers

White paper

Seven principles for achieving security and privacy

The increasing prevalence of IoT and Big Data has fostered concern about security.


Digital Transformation

The Digital Shift has happened

A transformation in three dimensions


Industry 4.0

Virtual factory of the future

Although this initiative is often associated with the introduction of new technologies in factories, the fourth industrial revolution is a much broader concept that encompasses profound transformations throughout the industrial value chain.


Our key assets in Space, Defense & Naval



    With key European satellite and launcher manufacturers


    Product lifecycle coverage

    At every step of development



    With the main European players in defense and naval



    Large panel of defense products


    World-class solution

    For unmanned systems

  • Picto security

    Key stakeholder

    In the security and cyber‑security