aerospace manufacturer in France
Dassault Aviation is an international French aircraft manufacturer of military and commercial jets, and is member of the Dassault Group.
It was founded in 1929 by Marcel Bloch as Société des Avions Marcel Bloch or "MB". After the World War II, Marcel Bloch changed his name to Marcel Dassault, and the company name was changed on 20 January 1947 to Avions Marcel Dassault.
The Dassault Aviation Group has been managed by Éric Trappier since January 9, 2013.