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Boeing acquires autonomous tech firm
November 2017 324

Boeing has completed the acquisition of Aurora Flight Sciences, a world-class innovator, developer and manufacturer of advanced aerospace platforms and autonomous systems.

Aurora will operate under Boeing Engineering, Test & Technology as a subsidiary called Aurora Flight Sciences, A Boeing Company. It will retain an independent operating model while benefiting from Boeing's resources and position as the leading provider of aerospace products and services.

Boeing first announced the agreement with Aurora on October 5, 2017 pending US government approval. Terms of the approved deal were not disclosed and do not affect Boeing's financial guidance.

Headquartered in the US city of Manassas, Aurora has more than 550 employees and operates in six locations including research and development centres in the US and Switzerland. – TradeArabia News Service

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