EADS provides expertise and products that can offer society both security in everyday life and defence in an emergency situation. As one of Europe’s leading defence companies, our equipment and systems help to maintain stability in our home countries and in other countries that are not judged to be 'sensitive', or restricted by our home countries. In today’s increasingly complex world, we are tackling new kinds of threats, whether war, terrorism and crime, or piracy and hacker attacks on the internet. EADS is continuously transforming its product range, using technological innovation to keep a step ahead of changes. We believe that our products enhance the security of the modern nation state. Our Cassidian Division is a worldwide leader in global security solutions and systems, providing lead system integration and value-added products and services to civil and military customers around the globe.