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EADS North America
EADS North America is the U.S. holding company for the North American activities of EADS. A leading supplier and industrial partner in defense and homeland security, commercial aviation, helicopters, telecommunications and services, EADS North Americaâ€™s business operations are: American Eurocopter Corp.oration, EADS CASA North America, EADS North America Defense Security and Systems Solutions, EADS Socata North America, EADS Supply & Services, EADS North America Test and Services, Fairchild Controls Corporation, PlantCML and TYX.
A global leader in aerospace, defense and related services, EADS is the worldâ€™s second largest aerospace and defense company â€“ and the largest in Europe. Â The EADS group includes Airbus, Eurocopter, EADS Astrium, Defense & Security and the Military Transport Aircraft Division. Generating Revenues of â‚¬39.1 billion in 2007, EADS employs approximately 116,000 people at more than 70 production sites around the world.
Combining operational capability, reliability and affordability, the UH-72A Lakota is the best-value solution for the U.S. Army's new multi-mission Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) requirement. This twin-engine aircraft leverages the latest in modern and proven technology to deliver superior performance, outstanding operational reliability, excellent maintainability and safety.
Armed Aerial Scout 72X
Produced by a world-class industry team of EADS North America, American Eurocopter and Lockheed Martin, the Armed Aerial Scout 72X is a powerful, lethal and low-risk solution for the U.S. Armyâ€™s armed scout helicopter mission. The aircraft provides twin-engine performance and survivability, particularly in the demanding high/hot operating environments called for by todayâ€™s Army requirements. The AAS-72X will be produced at American Eurocopterâ€™s Columbus, Mississippi facility where UH-72A Lakotas currently are assembled, building upon a commitment to invest in the U.S. economy and create high-value American jobs.