The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) is a global pan-European aerospace and defence corporation and a leading defence and military contractor worldwide. The group includes Airbus
as the leading manufacturer of commercial aircraft, with Airbus Military covering tanker, transport and mission aircraft; Eurocopter
as the world's largest helicopter supplier; Astrium
, the European leader in space programmes from Ariane to Galileo; and Cassidian
as a provider of comprehensive and integral systems solutions for aerial, land, naval and civilian security applications.
From its UK base just off the M4 between Newport and Cardiff, EADS Cassidian is a leading employer in South Wales, their new state of the art campus is the result of significant growth and is the centre of excellence for Defence & Security for EADS in the UK. The site also houses an office of EADS Innovation Works, the corporate research and technology centre.
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Airbus Defence and Space, is a worldwide leader in global security solutions and systems, providing lead system integration and value-added products and services to civil and military customers around the globe: air systems (aircraft and unmanned aerial systems), land & naval and joint systems, intelligence and surveillance, cybersecurity, secure communications, test systems, missiles, services and support solutions. In 2009, Airbus Defence and Space - with around 21,000 employees - achieved revenues of € 5.4 billion. Airbus Goup is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. In 2009,Airbus Group generated revenues of € 42.8 billion and employed a workforce of about 119,000.
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