European Defense Procurement Worries German Army Angry over EADS Delays and Technical Glitches

Frustration is mounting in the German armed forces about defense contractor EADS, whose products are beset by delays and technical problems. The A400M military aircraft is the latest in a long line of examples.
Von SPIEGEL Staff
The A400M during a presentation in Seville in 2008.

The A400M during a presentation in Seville in 2008.

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Reporting by Andrea Brandt, Markus Deggerich, Simone Kaiser, Guido Kleinhubbert