EADS North America's first win as a prime contractor for the Pentagon this month places the young company on the map as a serious contender in the largest defense market on the globe. This status could bolster its future bid to wrest some of Boeing's business building refueling tankers for the U.S. Air Force. Only four years after incorporating here, the U.S.-based arm of European defense giant EADS has won its first attempt at being a prime contactor for the U.S. military. The Army ...

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