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European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company

The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) is a European industrial group.

Primary member companies:

Subdivisions

Shareholders (October 2002)

EADS is a major contributor to the International Space Station, and is expected to deliver the Columbus Laboratory Module in 2004 through EADS Space Transportation.

See also: aircraft manufacturer

History

January 30, 2003, EADS buys out BEA Systems's 25% stake in Astrium.

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