EADS North America, Inc. develops and provides defense and homeland security, commercial aviation, helicopters, and telecommunications and service solutions. The company supplies helicopters to the coast guard; ocean sentry aircraft for coast guard maritime patrol and support missions; shipboard multimode acquisition radars for the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship and the Coast Guard’s National Security Cutter; and light utility helicopters. It also provides fixed wing aircraft; homeland security and communications; test equipment and services; defense systems, security, and public safety; avionics and controls, such as environmental, electronic, and pneumatic control systems for civil aircraft and military platforms; and space solutions. In addition, the company offers support to C212s and CN235s used in the region for government missions; cargo/air freight services; and call management and radio dispatch products, emergency notification systems, computer aided dispatch applications, and mapping services for emergency call centers. It serves commercial, homeland security, aerospace, defense, aviation, airline, law enforcement, medical evacuation, and space sectors worldwide. The company was incorporated in 1977 and is based in Herndon, Virginia. The company has additional locations in the United States. EADS North America, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Airbus Group.