The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today announced it will consolidate its Support Systems offices in Oklahoma City, Okla., in a new facility near Tinker Air Force Base in 2008.
"This move will allow us to better serve our customer and the warfighter," said Ben Robinson, Boeing Oklahoma City site director. "The B-1/B-2 programs are joining Support Systems, a business of Boeing Integrated Defense Systems. This consolidation will allow us to leverage common investment, lessons learned and proven customer solutions."
The new four-story, 200,000 square-foot building will open in April 2008 under a seven-year lease with developer Gardner-Tanenbaum Group. Boeing will occupy 125,000 square-feet initially with its current Support Systems office employees. The B-1/B-2 program will occupy an additional 25,000 square-feet by September 2008.
unit of The Boeing Company, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems is one of the world's largest space and defense businesses specializing in innovative and capabilities-driven customer solutions. Headquartered in St. Louis, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems is a $32.4 billion business with 72,000 employees worldwide.