Boeing Opens Georgia Facility to Support U.S. Air Force
May 23, 2006
ST. LOUIS, -- The Boeing Company [NYSE:BA] today opened a new facility in Warner Robins, Ga., to better support its U.S. Air Force Special Operations Forces (SOF) customer.
The 10,000 square foot, multi-functional facility will support Boeing’s work on two current Air Force programs -- Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMS) and Integrated Weapons Systems Support Program (IWSSP).
“By Boeing bringing its partnership, support and expertise here, we will be able to improve our communications and identify areas for improvement,” said John Adams, director, 580th Aircraft Sustainment Group, Warner Robins Air Logistic Center (ALC).
Robins Air Force Base in Georgia is home to the Warner Robins ALC Groups, the 78th Air Base Wing and more than 60 other units that comprise a vital part of the Air Force team.
“By opening this facility, we are showing our commitment to deepening our partnership with the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Forces and providing a way to access the entire Boeing network to lend our expertise where and when our customers need it,” said Ken Hill, SOF program manager for Boeing.
A unit of The Boeing Company, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems is one of the world’s largest space and defense businesses. Headquartered in St. Louis, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems is a $30.8 billion business. It provides network-centric system solutions to its global military, government and commercial customers. It is a leading provider of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems; the world’s largest military aircraft manufacturer; the world’s largest satellite manufacturer; a foremost developer of advanced concepts and technologies; a leading provider of space-based communications; the primary systems integrator for U.S. missile defense; NASA’s largest contractor; and a global leader in sustainment solutions and launch services.
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