October 2007
Volume 06, Issue 06
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INTEGRATED DEFENSE SYSTEMS

No magic formula

Carl Baker, San Antonio operations senior manager for Integrated Defense Systems’ Support Systems business, oversees 10 Employee Involvement teams, five of which are at the highest EI level. Yet Baker said the recipe for success is simple.

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No magic formula JON GOETINGS PHOTO

International importance

The largest single customer base for IDS remains the U.S. government. However, with most forecasts envisioning a flattening U.S. Department of Defense budget, IDS is focusing increasing attention overseas to help sustain future growth.

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International importanceKevin Flynn PHOTO

Careers ascending in 'Rocket City'

With more engineers per capita than any other city in the United States, Huntsville is able to match its engineering talent with a growing customer presence. Here’s a snapshot of the work being done at Huntsville, as seen through the eyes of some of the employees there.

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Careers ascending in 'Rocket City' Marian Lockhart photo

2 for 2

Two Advanced Systems technology demonstration successes, the Orbital Express and CubeSat TestBed1, could help Boeing increase the capabilities and extend the lives of satellites.

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2 for 2 Boeing image courtesy of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency