Strategic Issues in the European Aerospace Industry
Philip K. Lawrence, Derek L. Braddon
Ashgate Publishing Company, 1999 - Business & Economics - 243 pages
A collection of perspectives provided by a mix of academics, industrialist and government officials on the challenges facing the European aerospace industry. The book focuses on two interrelated challenges. The consolidated American aerospace industry, which has undergone 100 billion worth of merger activity. The second is the task of rationalism and consolidation required in the European industry in itself. Through a mix of analytical perspectives and project orientated assessments, the book provides a guide to the major strategic agenda for the European industry and the technical, political and economic agenda for aerospace in the next decade and beyond.
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The US Drive for Aeronautical Supremacy
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achieve activities aerodynamic aeronautical industry aerospace sector Airbus Industrie Airbus Military Airbus's aircraft industry airframe airlines Alenia Aerospazio American aviation benefits Boeing Boeing's British Aerospace capabilities civil aircraft civil and military collaborative commercial aircraft compete competition consolidation consortium cost countries customers defence industry defence market demonstrator dominant Dual-Use economic economies of scale entity Eurofighter EUROFLAG Europe European aerospace industry European defence European industry example export fighter aircraft firms flight Foresight Action funding future global globalisation high-technology important increase industrial policy integration investment issue launch Lockheed Lockheed Martin major market share McDonnell Douglas mercantilist merger military transport NASA Northrop Grumman operating organisation partners partnership phase political potential procurement programme rationalisation reduce requirements restructuring risk role significant specific strategic structure success tacit knowledge trade turnover workshare