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Top 50 rank: N.A.
Rank in Aerospace and Defense: 11 (Previous rank: 12*)
Overall score: 5.47

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Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 11
People management 11
Use of corporate assets 13
Social responsibility 11
Quality of management 12
Financial soundness 13
Long-term investment 13
Quality of products/services 8
Global competitiveness 9
Most Admired
1 United Technologies 7.30
2 Boeing 6.67
3 Honeywell International 6.66
4 Lockheed Martin 6.63
5 Raytheon 6.55
6 General Dynamics 6.30
7 Textron 6.15
8 Northrop Grumman 6.04
Rank Company Overall score
9 Rolls-Royce 5.82
10 BAE Systems 5.73
11 Bombardier 5.47
12 L-3 Communications 5.41
13 EADS 5.39
14 Thales Group 5.31
15 Finmeccanica 4.99
From the March 16, 2009 issue
†Only companies that score in the top half of their industry survey are listed as Most Admired. The rest are listed as contenders.
*Designated as an international industry. Prior yearís ranks, unless otherwise noted, are ranks in the Worldís Most Admired Companies listing.
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