From Scramble - The Aviation Magazine
The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company N.V. (EADS) is a large European aerospace corporation, formed by the merger on 10 July 2000 of DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG (DASA) of Germany, Aérospatiale-Matra of France, and Construcciones Aeronáuticas SA (CASA) of Spain. The company develops and markets civil and military aircraft, as well as communications systems, missiles, space rockets, satellites, and related systems. The company is headquartered in the Netherlands in Schiphol-Rijk and operates under Dutch law.
Cassidian combines the activities of three integrated Business Units:
- Cassidian Electronics: CEO – Bernd Wenzler
- Cassidian Systems: CEO – Hervé Guillou
- Cassidian Air Systems: CEO – Bernhard Gerwert