Boeing (BA), Northrop Grumman (NOC) and other major U.S. aerospace and defense companies are...

|About: The Boeing Company (BA)|By:, SA News Editor

Boeing (BA), Northrop Grumman (NOC) and other major U.S. aerospace and defense companies are weighing their responses to EADS's proposed merger with BAE Systems, the WSJ reports. Options include opposing the tie-up or trying to forge their own deals, although companies are unlikely to make immediate moves.