09 March 2001
09 March 2001
BAE SYSTEMS has announced that its Aerostructures business is being re-organized to provide increased opportunities for growth and future success. This consolidation of the Aerostructures business brings together activities in the UK and North America.
Mike Turner, BAE SYSTEMS' Chief Operating Officer said: 'The UK and North American aerostructures businesses share many of the same customers, markets, strategies and commercial aspirations. This realignment is a further example of BAE SYSTEMS' drive to consolidate activities and deliver performance improvements across its global aerospace, defense and systems business.'
BAE SYSTEMS, Aerostructures UK business is involved in the manufacture of major assemblies for Airbus, Boeing, Raytheon and the Aircraft Services Group. Key capabilities are in the manufacture of major wing assemblies and composite manufacture with design capability.
BAE SYSTEMS designs and manufactures civil and military aircraft, surface ships, submarines, space systems, radar, avionics, communications, electronics, guided weapon systems and a range of other defense products.
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