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.
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Sean O'Keefe
NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee about NASA's progress towards a return to manned space flight on Capitol Hill in Washington on Sept. 8, 2004. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Sean O'Keefe (born January 27, 1956) is the CEO of EADS North America, a subsidiary of the European aerospace firm EADS, a former Administrator of NASA, and former chancellor of Louisiana State University (LSU). O'Keefe is also a former member of the board of directors of DuPont. He resigned from LSU on January 16, 2008.

Asteroid 78905 Seanokeefe was named after him in honor of his time as NASA Administrator.

O'Keefe and his teenaged son were among four survivors of a plane crash on August 9, 2010 near Aleknagik, Alaska. O'Keefe sustained serious injuries in the crash of a de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter seaplane in which former United States Senator Ted Stevens and four others perished.

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