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Mon, Apr 16, 2007

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.16.07): EADS

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EADS

Pronounced as "eeds" or by its separate initials, European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company is the second largest defense company in the world with revenues of over 30 billion euros. It owns, among other companies, Airbus, which is the make of the gigantic A380. It also created the Eurofighter and is competing for the USAF tanker bid worth about 100 billion dollars.

FMI: www.eads.com

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