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The Boeing Company, the Struggle to the Top

Introduction to the Boeing Company Boeing is one of the greatest aeronautical companies in the world and they have developed many innovative products and are using the most state of the art managerial, engineering and research known to man. “Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Additionally, Boeing designs and manufactures rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. As a major service provider to NASA, Boeing operates the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. The company also provides numerous military and commercial airline support services. Boeing has customers in more than 90 countries around the world and is one of the largest U.S. exporters in terms of sales.”( “Boeing is organized into two business units: Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. Supporting these units is Boeing Capital Corporation, a global provider of financing solutions; the Shared Services Group, which provides a broad range of services to Boeing worldwide; and Boeing Engineering, Operations & Technology, which helps develop, acquire, apply and protect innovative technologies and processes.”( I have worked for the Boeing Company’s Defense, Space & Security (BDS) division for a few years now. The facility I am currently at is a customer driven, United States Air Force, service facility where we maintain C-17, C-130, and KC-135, as well as modify them for different combat situations. According to their website, “DBS combines weapons and aircraft capabilities, intelligence and security systems, communications architectures and extensive…...

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