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Airbus praises funding for helicopters

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- The decision by Congress to fund the acquisition of 20 Lakota UH-72A helicopters for the military has been lauded by its manufacturer, the Airbus Group.

Coast Guard receives 16th Airbus patrol aircraft

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Airbus Group Inc., formerly known as EADS North America, has delivered another maritime patrol aircraft to the U.S. Coast Guard.

EADS North America supports Mexican Navy aircraft

HERNDON, Va., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Four maritime patrol planes of the Mexican Navy will receive contractor logistics support and services from EADS North America.

15th patrol aircraft delivered to USCG

HERNDON, Va., June 6 (UPI) -- EADS North America has delivered a 15th maritime patrol aircraft to the U.S. Coast Guard on time and on budget.

Helicopter, encryptian device deals for EADS companies

TOKYO, May 28 (UPI) -- Companies affiliated with the European defense conglomerate, EADS, are reporting separate contracts for helicopters and voice encryption devices.

EADS NA disappointed with proposed procurement change

HERNDON, Va., April 16 (UPI) -- The U.S. subsidiary of EADS, the European aerospace and defense conglomerate, expressed disappointment over a proposed U.S. Army cut in helicopter buys.

Army orders more UH-72 Lakotas

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- An additional 34 UH-72 Lakota helicopters have been ordered from EADS North America by the U.S. Army.

EADS flight tests helo offered to Army

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- EADS North America has started voluntary flight testing of aircraft offered for the U.S. Army's Armed Aerial Scout helicopter program.

Coast Guard receives another HC-144A

HERNDON, Va., July 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Coast Guard has taken delivery of another HC-144A maritime patrol aircraft from EADS North America.

General Dynamics, EADS partner for border security

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 11 (UPI) -- A long-term partnering for border protection and security systems has been agreed to by General Dynamics C4 Systems and EADS North America.

Final CN235-300 for Mexico delivered

HERNDON, Va., May 17 (UPI) -- The Mexican navy has received a fourth Airbus Military CN235-300 maritime patrol aircraft from EADS North America.

Coast Guard orders more aircraft

HERNDON, Va., April 16 (UPI) -- The U.S. Coast Guard says it is acquiring two more HC-144A Ocean Sentry Maritime Patrol Aircraft from EADS North America.

EADS subsidiary delivers 200th Lakota

COLUMBUS, Miss., March 7 (UPI) -- A U.S. unit of Netherlands-headquarted EADS reports delivery of the 200th UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter to the U.S. Army.

Lakota program on schedule

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Jan. 12 (UPI) -- EADS North America says its program to supply Lakota light utility helicopters to the U.S. military remains within budget and on schedule.

Lakotas go operational with National Guard

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- EADS North America's first UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopter with the security and support battalion mission equipment package is in operational service.

EADS wont rule out protest over mix-up

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- European Aeronautic Defense and Space Co. said it won't rule out a protest in the U.S. Air Force's arial tanker competition after officials mistakenly sent the Europeans and Boeing data on the competitor's bid.

O'Keefe hired as LSU chancellor

BATON ROUGE, La., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Former NASA chief Sean O'Keefe is returning home to his native Louisiana as chancellor of the state's flagship university.

O'Keefe visits LSU campus

BATON ROUGE, La., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Former NASA chief Sean O'Keefe Wednesday began a two-day visit to Louisiana State University where he is a candidate for chancellor.

NASA chief O'Keefe resigns

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration Administrator Sean O'Keefe Monday announced his resignation after three years on the job.

NASA head applies for LSU job

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe was poised Sunday to leave the Bush administration for a chancellor position at Louisiana State University.

NASA chief OKs robot Hubble mission

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- NASA has begun planning for an all-robot servicing mission to the ailing Hubble Space Telescope, United Press International has learned.

NASA chief calls for robots to save Hubble

DENVER, June 1 (UPI) -- NASA administrator Sean O'Keefe said Tuesday his agency wants proposals for robotic missions to save the Hubble Space Telescope.

NASA chief vows overhaul

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- The head of NASA has vowed to overhaul the way the chastised space agency does its job.

NASA: Safety of crew not compromised

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe told legislators Wednesday the safety of shuttle Columbia crew members had not been compromised. Addressing doubts about the independence of the board investigating the accident, he also assured members of a joint hearing i

NASA: Nothing on ground caused tragedy

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- There is no indication that anyone or anything on the ground caused the loss of space shuttle Columbia, said NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe. The shuttle broke up over Texas about 9 a.m. Saturday with a loss of seven crew members.
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