Attendees at the last ILA Berlin Air Show in September 2012 agreed it was shaping up to be a slow news event, but that perception was quickly shattered when it was discovered that EADS, as the Airbus Group was then known, was in advanced talks with BAE Systems about a merger set to transform the European aviation and defense industry yet again. While the past year and a half has been tumultuous in several regards, a massive transformation of the industry has not taken place. The timing of ...


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