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Boeing to Partner for Sustainable Energy

Boeing, the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Etihad Airways and Honeywell’s UOP have announced an agreement to establish a major research institution and demonstration project in Abu Dhabi dedicated to sustainable energy solutions. The Sustainable Bioenergy Research Project (SBRP) will use integrated saltwater agricultural systems to support the development …

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AF Picks Up Boeing Option

Boeing has received a $22 million engineering sustainment option to continue supporting the B-52 bomber.  The option comes in conjunction with the $750-million, 10-year Engineering Sustainment Program contract awarded by the U.S. Air Force in 2009. “This is the first option of the ESP contract, which includes a total of …

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Boeing to Support Army Air and Missile Defense

Boeing will support the U.S. Army’s Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS) with systems design, development and testing services, it announced today.   As part of the Army’s modernization efforts, the system will merge current and future air and missile defense systems into a common battle command …

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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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U.S. Army Combat Modernization Program Approved: Boeing To Begin Production in 2010

Increment 1 of the Army’s Brigade Combat Team Modernization program has been approved for low scale production in early 2010, according to a press release from Boeing. Boeing and SAIC are responsible for the development and production of Increment 1. Increment 1 is designed to provide soldiers with enhanced surveillance, …

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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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