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ILA 2014: Airbus targets defence export markets

21st May 2014 - 09:19 GMT | by Jonathan Tringham in Berlin


Airbus Defence and Space is seeking to capitalise on a burgeoning export market, with international demand for advanced aircraft continuing to grow.

Speaking at a press conference at ILA 2014 on May 20, Christian Scherer, head of marketing and sales for Airbus Defence and Space, said that currently the company sold 60% of its products domestically, with only 40% being exported internationally.

‘Our ambition is to reverse that in a few years. However this is not at the expense of our traditional home country business here in Germany, France, the UK and Spain… we want to increase our presence in

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Jonathan Tringham


Jonathan Tringham

Jonathan Tringham is a former Shephard staff reporter based in the UK. Jonathan worked in …

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