Tuesday, May 12, 2009
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Boeing Co. will relocate headquarters for its Missile Defense Systems division from Arlington, Va., to Huntsville, starting immediately. Boeing initially will shift division management and support functions to Huntsville and will evaluate moving other MDS employees. Between 40 and 50 positions may be transferred by the end of this year. Boeing says customers have been locating more operations to Huntsville and it wants to remain close to them. Boeing Huntsville operations include the defense work and work associated with the space program. (Source: Boeing, 05/12/09) Gulf Coast note: Boeing also has operations in New Orleans and Northwest Florida.