The EA-18G Growler last month was unveiled to Boeing employees
and VIPs and made its first flight. Here’s why this new
electronic attack aircraft is important to Boeing—and its
customer, the U.S. Navy.
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With recent business and technical achievements to its credit,
Boeing’s Satellite Development Center is looking to maintain
its position as an aggressive competitor in the satellite industry.
Here’s a look at this segment of Space & Intelligence
Systems, a part of Integrated Defense Systems.
MAKING IT HAPPEN
Boeing Fabrication tackled the heady job of creating the main
swing-zone hinges for the 747 Large Cargo Freighter. That task
demonstrated how Fab applies innovation and technical excellence
to produce short-flow specialty parts that support new-product
development across Commercial Airplanes. Also in Commercial Airplanes
coverage this month: how a unique livery for a model 787 airplane
turned into a special poster series; what some teammates on the
777 line did to boost morale; and why point-to-point travel matters
to economies—and to Commercial Airplanes. BCA Story Index>>
Members of the Japan Apache team hailed from two continents.
An important part of their success came from working to overcome
cultural differences and create connections among teammates.
Also in IDS coverage: improvements to the process of painting
specialized aircraft markings spreads from St. Louis to other
sites; the International Space Station is set to grow, with the
addition of more Boeing-built parts; and an improved Chinook
rolls out IDS Story Index>>