Top 10 Defence Companies

Top 10 Defence Companies: EADS #7

Defence IQ Press
Posted: 06/11/2013

The Franco-German powerhouse of Europe, EADS, makes it to number seven on the list of the biggest defence companies.

The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company N.V. (EADS) is a pan-European defence company whose shareholders include the French and German governments.

EADS consists of Airbus, a leader in commercial and military aircraft; Astrium, the third biggest space provider in the world; and Cassidian, a cyber security and services provider.

Here are some stats and facts based on the most recent financial data:

Country France / Germany

Arms sales (US$ m.) 16,390

Total sales (US$ m.) 68,295

Total profit (US$ m.) 1,442

Total employed 133,120

Ticker symbol Euronext: EAD

CEO Tom Enders

Website http://www.eads.com/

Based on data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

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Defence IQ Press
Posted: 06/11/2013

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