The merger of the aerospace activities of Germany's DaimlerChrysler and France's Lagardere Group will create Europe's largest aerospace company and, said one industry analyst, essentially marks the birth of the long-discussed European Aerospace and Defense Company (EADC). The agreement, signed in Strasboug yesterday, combines DaimlerChrysler's DASA and Lagardere's Aerospatiale Matra under the name European Aeronautic, Defense and Space Company (EADS). The world's third largest ...

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