March 2008
Volume 06, Issue 10
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Training kept a-rollin'

With several milestones on tap for 2008, Boeing is accelerating its activities in developing and delivering the cutting-edge Distributed Mission Operations training network for the U.S. Air Force. This work has invigorated the Boeing team supporting this effort.


Training kept a-rollin' Ron Bookout photo

Where no repair waits

A team of Boeing employees in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., tackles the critical job of keeping U.S. Air Force Special Operations Forces aircraft ready for missions. The customer has recognized this Boeing team’s achievements, in terms of cost, quality and speed.


Where no repair waitsMIChAeL MCCorMICK photo

Tracking the flow

Boeing engineers have helped design a special tile that will test airflow on the outside of the Space Shuttle. The data from this experiment will help NASA in its efforts to develop new spacecraft such as the Orion crew exploration vehicle.


Tracking the flow tonY roMero photo

The paper chase

Last year, teammates on Boeing’s KC-10 Contractor Logistics Support program in San Antonio delivered their first “paperless” aircraft. That means easier access to information, fewer worries about lost records, better process oversight and improved cycle time for servicing an important warfighting asset.


The paper chaseLAnCe Cheung photo

An officer and a gentleman

Jonathan Bailey is a retired British Army major general, an award-winning soldier and an author. His credentials make him an excellent fit with the Boeing Defence UK team as it pursues the system-of-systems integrator role with partner Thales for the UK’s Future Rapid Effect System.


An officer and a gentleman Peter Ashby-Hayter Photo