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Boeing Defense Unit Realigns

Boeing announced yesterday the realignment of its Integrated Defense Systems Unit in order to facilitate expansion into new markets and to ensure growth. The unit will now operate under the name of Boeing Defense, Space & Security. Boeing Defense, Space & Security President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg said “Boeing anticipated …

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UAE Announces Purchase of Six Boeing C-17s

Boeing and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force have announced a contract for the UAE’s acquisition of six Boeing C-17 Globemaster III advanced airlifters. The UAE, which announced in 2009 that it would modernize its airlift capabilities with the C-17, is the second Middle East nation to order the …

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Boeing Considers Expanding Terma Partnership

Terma and Boeing have announced that The Boeing Company has completed a detailed site survey of the Terma facility in Grenaa, Denmark, to assess its capabilities for commercial airline work. Terma Vice President, Strategic Marketing Jørn Henrik Levy Rasmussen, said “Terma has a highly specialized production capability in composites, and …

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Boeing’s DIRECTV 12 Satellite is Operating Normally

DIRECTV 12, Boeing’s 702 commercial satellite, received its first on-orbit signals earlier this morning, indicating that the satellite is operating normally. “Yesterday’s launch marks the 10th satellite Boeing has built and launched for DIRECTV, as well as the 22nd Boeing 702 satellite to fly in space, ” said Boeing vice …

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Boeing aids environmental education in California

Boeing announced that they have provided $1 million in aid to environmental education programs in southern California in 2009. Recently, Boeing gave $250, 000 to California State Polytechnic University in Pomona. James Herr, senior manager for the California Region with Boeing Global Corporate Citizenship, said “In Southern California, we look …

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Boeing and Employees give over $5 million in St. Louis area

Boeing and the Employee Community Fund of St. Louis have given grants of over $5 million in 2009 to non profit organizations in the St. Louis area. The funds were used to benefit the community around St. Louis for educational, civic, environmental and health improvements. Tim Butler, executive director of …

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Boeing Acquires Global Aeronautica

Today Boeing has acquired Alenia North America’s half of Global Aeronautica, LLC to become its sole owner. Global Aeronautica is a subassembly facility for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, and is now the sole owner of the Dreamliner entity. “We are proud of the major contribution we have made over the …

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News- Boeing Delivers Airborne Intel System to Air Force

Boeing announced the deliver of the 500th Combat Track II kit to the US Air Force. The system is an airborne intelligence system used in Air Force bombers and cargo aircraft which improves airframe effectiveness, situational awareness and increases crew survivability. The Combat Track II kit contract was awarded in …

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News- Boeing Partners with Amplex for Intelligent Streetlights

Boeing has announced an agreement to team with Amplex, a Danish clean-technology company, to deliver an intelligent streetlight management system. The new system could reduce US cities energy consumption by as much at 35 percent. Jan Närlinge, North European president, “This is an opportunity for Boeing and Amplex to offer …

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