|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|
[Avionics Today 07-31-2015] Boeing recently broke ground on a new 290,000 square-foot facility with space for approximately 800 employees in Oklahoma City, Okla. 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.
The headquarters for GS&S’ Aircraft Modernization and Sustainment (AM&S) division will be moved to Oklahoma City in the months ahead. The AM&S program provides support and modernization services for U.S. and coalition lift, executive transport, airborne refueling, airborne command and control, and global strike capabilities. This includes commercial derivative aircraft, airborne early warning and control platforms, C-17 Globemaster III maintenance, tanker maintenance and support, and bomber/weapons modernization and logistics.