Boeing’s newest bird
The 702B, the latest satellite developed by Boeing Space and
Intelligence Systems, promises to open new market opportunities
to Boeing for satellites that are smaller and don’t require
as much power. It builds on the proven technology of the bigger
702. The initial customer for the 702B, Intelsat, has ordered
four, the first of which is scheduled for launch in 2012.
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One part, one touch
A 777 interiors warehouse team in Everett has streamlined the
process of packaging parts, dramatically cutting down on the
number of times parts are handled, from the time they are packed
by the supplier to when they are installed on the 777.
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Integrated Defense Systems
A Boeing-led team that included two F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets
completed a round-the-world trip in 82 days as part of an effort
by Integrated Defense Systems to bolster international sales.
The jet fighters performed at air shows and took potential customers
and VIPs on demonstration flights.
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Boeing Capital Corporation
ABCs of finance
Curious about the world of aircraft financing? Boeing Capital
Corp. offers what has become a very popular overview course.
A wide range of employees are learning that financing millions
of dollars for a commercial jetliner is not unlike borrowing
money for a home mortgage.
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Leaders in innovation
From protecting the environment and making a safer workplace
to cutting energy consumption, waste and cost, Boeing employees
using the tools of Lean+ are achieving dramatic results throughout
the company. Frontiers goes behind the scene, on programs such
as the C-17 in Long Beach, Calif., and the 737 in Renton, Wash.,
to tell the story.
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