Boeing Oklahoma City Expansion Grows Facilities, Business Presence

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Today Boeing broke ground on a new laboratory facility in Oklahoma City. Mayor Mick Cornett, Commissioner Brian Maughan, President of Boeing Global Services and Support Leanne Caret, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and Boeing Oklahoma City Site Director Jeb Boatman pushed an E-6B aircraft throttle forward symbolizing the groundbreaking of the new facility.

Photo: Boeing

Modernization and sustainment business headquarters moves to Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 29, 2015 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] today broke ground on a new 290,000 square-foot facility with space for approximately 800 employees. The new structure, the third in Boeing’s existing campus, will open in summer 2016 and house employees working in engineering, research and development laboratories, and some support staff.

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Boeing Unveils First Royal Australian Air Force Growler

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Australia first nation outside the United States to fly the airborne electronic attack platform
Supports RAAF’s ‘Plan Jericho’ vision for networked air force

ST. LOUIS, July 29, 2015 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Navy today extended advanced airborne electronic attack (AEA) capability to a key U.S. ally, presenting the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) with its first EA-18G Growler. Australia is the first country other than the U.S. to obtain this aircraft.

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Canada to acquire Israeli Iron Dome radar technology

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Israeli Government subsidiary ELTA Systems Ltd. will work with Rheinmetall to bring new sensor capabilities to the Canadian Armed Forces

July 29, 2015

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Ottawa

An improved radar system for the Canadian Army will use cutting edge technology that is part of the successful Israeli Defence Force Iron Dome Air Defence system to defend against incoming rocket fire from Hamas and other terrorist groups.

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Man Sets Up Disco in Operation Stack

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Man Sets Up Disco in Operation Stack
by WikiGuido

As Theresa May prepares to chair a Cobra meeting about the crisis in Calais, which has forced police to turn the M20 into a massive lorry park of stranded trucks, one man has responded in the only appropriate way: by setting up a disco.

Funny until you read we’re paying 7 million quid for the frogs to build a fence…

WikiGuido | July 29, 2015 at 8:51 am | Tags: GuyNews.TV | Categories: Guido Fawkes, GuyNews | URL: http://wp.me/pvx79-Rso

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The Next Era of Aviation: Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management Convention

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In this image, an unmanned aircraft system is operated in Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard, California during Coastal Trident 2015 field experimentation and exercise activities. The exercises included a demonstration of UTM concepts.
Credits: NASA

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An InstantEye unmanned aircraft system is operated in Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard, California during Coastal Trident 2015 field experimentation and exercise activities.
Credits: NASA Ames/Eric James

“The sky could become increasingly crowded as personal and commercial uses of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly called drones, become more popular.” That’s the assessment of Parimal Kopardekar, manager of NASA’s Safe Autonomous Systems Operations project, as innovators constantly conceive new beneficial applications for these aircraft, including goods delivery, infrastructure inspection, search and rescue, and agricultural monitoring.

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