Aurora Flight Sciences acquired by Boeing

CHICAGO. Officials at Boeing completed the acquisition of Aurora Flight Sciences, developer and manufacturer of aerospace platforms and autonomous systems.

Aurora will operate under Boeing Engineering, Test & Technology as a subsidiary called , A Boeing Company. It will retain an independent operating model while benefiting from Boeing's resources and position.

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

Headquartered in Manassas, Virginia, Aurora has more than 550 employees and operates in six locations including research and development centers in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Luzern, Switzerland; manufacturing facilities in Bridgeport, West Virginia and Columbus, Mississippi with offices in Dayton, Ohio, and Mountain View, California.

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