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Top 50 rank: N.A.
Rank in Aerospace and Defense: 13
(Previous rank: 7)
Overall score: 5.30

Should these companies be admired, or what?
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Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 13
People management 14
Use of corporate assets 14
Social responsibility 11
Quality of management 12
Financial soundness 15
Long-term investment 12
Quality of products/services 11
Global competitiveness 13
Most Admired
1 United Technologies 7.32
2 Lockheed Martin 6.66
3 Honeywell International 6.64
4 Raytheon 6.61
5 Boeing 6.38
5 General Dynamics 6.38
7 Northrop Grumman 6.15
8 Rolls-Royce 6.11
Contenders
Rank Company Overall score
9 Bombardier 5.91
10 Thales Group 5.70
11 BAE Systems 5.66
12 EADS 5.63
13 Textron 5.30
14 Safran 5.05
15 Finmeccanica 4.93
16 Aviation Industry Corp. of China 4.48
From the March 22, 2010 issue
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