EADS Deutschland GmbH (EADS-IWG)

Organisation profile

EADS is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. Corresponding to the product range, the company comprises of Airbus, Eurocopter, Astrium and Cassidian. Airbus is the leading manufacturer of commercial and also tanker as well as transport aircraft, Eurocopter firms as the world's largest helicopter supplier and Astrium, is the European leader in space programmes from Ariane to Galileo. Furthermore Cassidian provides comprehensive defence and security systems solutions and makes EADS the major partner in the Eurofighter consortium as well as a stakeholder in the missile systems provider MBDA.

EADS employs about 122,000 people at more than 70 production sites, above all in France, Germany, Great Britain and Spain as well as in the U.S. and Australia. A global network of more than 30 Representative Offices maintains contact with the customers. In 2010, the company generated revenues of € 45.8 billion.

Innovation Works

The EADS Innovation Works is the research & technology production facility of EADS. With sites in France, Germany, China, Russia, Spain, Singapore, UK and a workforce of more than 700, it provides world-class capabilities in aeronautics, defence and space research topics. Consistent with the  EADS research & technology strategy and covering the skills and technology fields that are of critical importance  to  the EADS group of companies, the EADS Innovation Works is organized in seven transnational Technical Capability Centres: Composites Technologies - Metallic Technologies & Surface Engineering - Structures Engineering, Production & Aeromechanics - Sensors, Electronics and Systems Integration – Engineering, Physics, IT, Security Services & Simulation – Energy & Propulsion - Innovative Concepts & Scenarios. The EADS Innovation Works is an operational and strategic entity for the creation of added value by technology innovation.

The Technical Capabilities Centre (TCC2) "Metallic Technologies & Surface Engineering" provides research and development of advanced materials and new process technologies for elementary parts to optimised hybrid structures, in an integrated network within EADS and in close cooperation with suppliers, universities and institutes.

 Role in the project

EADS IWG will be leader of WP64 Develop ice-particle impingement models and contribute to WP61 SP coordination and WP63 Develop ice-particle trajectory models.

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