Tag Archives: EADS

Boeing Wins Orders for Stretched 787

Wall Street Journal – Boeing Co. said Tuesday it had signed up the first five customers for a new stretched version of its 787 Dreamliner, a milestone in a marketing push it hopes will reignite sales of the aircraft after the current version was temporarily grounded this year. The orders it received for 102 of […]

The woman repositioning BAE Systems

Washington Post — (NEW ORLEANS) Linda Hudson convened the top executives of BAE Systems, the large weapons contractor, in a hotel ballroom here this week with a single message: Be prepared for change. Hudson, the company’s chief executive, made sure the other speakers at the corporate event enforced that mantra. One consultant warned against the […]

Business Week | Northrop, EADS Could Gain From Growing European Drone Interest

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC) and European Aeronautics, Defence & Space (EAD) stand to benefit from increased European interest in intelligence gathering drones that could trigger additional sales of the Global Hawk used in Afghanistan and Libya, a Northrop Grumman executive said. Denmark and Poland are among the countries ready to sign on to a NATO […]

Korea Times | EADS Welcomes Korea as Partner

As the financial crisis puts a squeeze on defense budgets across the world, developing a new fighter jet is becoming an increasingly risky business. Observers said that this year’s Farnborough International Airshow was much quieter than usual with less attention paid to the declining defense industry compared to the commercial side. Many participants at the […]

Aviation Week l More NH90 Charges Possible

EADS is not ruling out the possibility that the NH Industries NH90 helicopter program could further impact earnings for the company. Development problems have, on numerous occasions, caused both EADS and Thales to take charges against their financial accounts to deal with unanticipated costs. In the 2011 results EADS released March 8, the NH90 was […]

DefPro l Increasing Growth Momentum: EADS Reports Full Year Results 2011

EADS announces better than expected results for the full year 2011. Despite a volatile macro-economic context, EADS in 2011 continued to grow and to improve its financial performance, particularly thanks to strong commercial momentum backed by resilient air traffic figures. Defence markets in the Western world were under pressure, as anticipated. The order intake[1] reached […]

WSJ l Embraer Hits Defense Barrier

Brazilian-based aircraft manufacturer Embraer SA won an important victory in late December, when the U.S. Air Force picked one of its planes to equip Afghanistan’s military. But Embraer’s foothold in the U.S. defense market is now in question: rival Hawker Beechcraft Corp. is fighting in court to keep the Air Force from moving forward with […]