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Aerospace - 06.21.2013

Boeing bucks

Company plans to invest $76 million in B-52 bomber technology upgrades at Tinker Air Force Base

Boeing furthered its investment in Oklahoma, and in Tinker Air Force Base, with an announcement in May that its Defense, Space & Security arm was investing $76 million in Combat Network Communications Technology. Read more
Aerospace - 05.08.2013

Boeing to make $76 million upgrade at Tinker

Tinker Air Force Base is set for a $76 million communications system upgrade from Boeing Defense Space and Security. Read more
Aerospace - 08.27.2012

On the defense

Oklahoma companies brace for budget cuts

Oscar Womack writes his congressman on a regular basis, but the last few months he’s kept the mail carrier extraordinarily busy.

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Aerospace - 05.30.2012

Midway there

With non-stop flights increasing, Will Rogers World Airport vies for Washington, D.C.

When Tim Berney flies out of Oklahoma City on business, he almost always chooses direct flights.

Spending less time in airports means more time generating revenue, and those direct flights typically are to Atlanta, Denver, Kansas City and Phoenix.

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Aerospace - 05.30.2012

Aero dynamics

State aerospace summit designed to connect industry businesses with larger companies and government contracts

The Oklahoma Aerospace Alliance will host the 11th Oklahoma Aerospace & Defense Summit & Expo June 4-6 at Embassy Suites in Norman. The focus has been expanded this year to include Oklahoma’s defense industry.
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Aerospace - 03.28.2012

No delays in sight

Aerospace in the Sooner State is responsible for more than $7.3 billion in goods and services … and counting!

Jim Rice started Pro-Fab Inc. in his garage back in 1986. Focusing on the fabrication of aircraft parts, the business grew until finally moving into a 150,000-square-foot manufacturing facility 10 years later. Read more
Aerospace - 01.09.2012

Greater Oklahoma City aerospace industry supports $7.3B in goods and services for the region

Aerospace Industry Impact Report released today by Greater Oklahoma City Chamber.

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber recently commissioned a two-part study to evaluate the size, composition and economic impact of the aerospace industry on the Greater Oklahoma City region. Read more
Aerospace - 01.05.2012

DRG awarded fighter training contract

Oklahoma City-based defense contract DRG has been awarded the Air Combat Command Fighter F-15C, F-15E, F-16 and F-22A Contract Aircrew Training contract with the United States Air Force. Read more
Aerospace - 01.04.2012

Boeing plans to close Wichita facility, move jobs to OKC

Closure will affect 2,160 employees. Engineering work to be relocated to Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma City is set to again benefit from the closure and relocation of facilities and employees of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, a unit of the Boeing Company - to the tune of a projected 800 to 900 jobs. Read more