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2010-09-15 18:09:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today released the following statement, responding to public reports indicating that the WTO panel examining European Union allegations of U.S. government assistance to Boeing has issued a confidential interim ruling rejecting the vast majority of Europe's claims: "If today's reports are accurate that some $3 billion of the EU's claims were upheld by the WTO, excluding the claims that relate to past programs long ago remedied by...

2010-09-15 04:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing today released the following statement regarding the impending interim decision by a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel in DS 353, the formal complaint the European Union brought in 2006 against alleged U.S. government subsidies to Boeing: "We expect the WTO later today to issue a preliminary ruling on charges the EU has made against various U.S. practices at the state, local and federal levels. This ruling follows an earlier final WTO ruling by a...

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2010-09-07 06:25:00

The European Union executive commission is not providing adequate support to the European space sector, which is in close competition with US space agency NASA, Astrium chairman Francois Augue said during an interview published on Monday. "Every country is backing its industry, except Europe," argued Augue in the French finance paper Les Echos. "If Brussels implements the policy that is being developed, it will ultimately mean the end of Europe's space industry presence on the world scene."...

2010-06-30 09:28:00

CHICAGO, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today praised the World Trade Organization's final ruling that billions of dollars in European launch aid subsidies used by Airbus to develop its commercial airplanes are illegal and must end. The decision, which the WTO made public earlier today, also declares that a broad array of government funding for Airbus research and infrastructure development violated international trade agreements. "This is a landmark decision and...

2010-06-30 05:54:00

PARIS, June 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world's leading satellite operators, announced today that it has selected Astrium to build a 48-transponder Ku-band satellite that will be located at its 70.5 degrees East location in geostationary orbit. Scheduled for launch in fourth quarter 2012, the satellite will replace the W5 craft and more than double Eutelsat's resources at 70.5 degrees East. It will be used for a range of...

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2010-06-04 12:21:58

Technical director of European aerospace giant EADS said on Friday that it is preparing to unveil the world's first "hybrid" aircraft that runs on algae fuel. Director Jean Botti told the Die Welt daily that the firm will present the machine at the Berlin Air Show (ILA) that runs from June 9 to 13. "At the ILA, we are going to fly for the first time a craft with biofuel that has been made 100 percent from algae. That is a world premiere," Botti said. "We need a paradigm shift in the...

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2010-05-12 06:56:24

The second of ESA's ATV automated cargo craft has been cleared for shipping to the launch site in Kourou. Its launch on an Ariane 5 to the International Space Station is scheduled for late this year. ATV-2, named after German astronomer and mathematician Johannes Kepler, has undergone extensive system testing at EADS Astrium's site in Bremen, Germany, over the last few months and has now been given the go-ahead for shipping. It will be dispatched to Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana...

2010-05-11 14:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte's study of the global aerospace & defense (A&D) industry financial performance for 2009, released today, evaluated the 2009 financial performance of the 91 global A&D companies with revenues exceeding $500 million and found that despite recession of 2009 the A&D companies in this study demonstrated resilience. "Despite the economic recession of 2009, these 91 global A&D companies faced financial challenges head-on and...

2010-04-20 03:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- FiReControl, England's national fire and rescue emergency response infrastructure, will use proven incident response management solutions from Intergraph®, the world leader in public safety and security solutions, to enhance public and firefighter safety and provide rapid response for more than 50 million citizens. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081211/DECLOGO ) FiReControl will create a network of nine regional...

2010-04-19 09:08:00

MURRAY HILL, New York and PARIS, April 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and EADS Defence & Security today announced they had signed an agreement in principle to jointly develop and offer a powerful mobile solution designed specifically to address the public safety market in the United States. The EADS and Alcatel-Lucent solution, based on the emerging 4G standard called LTE (Long Term Evolution) and on the public safety Project...


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