The earthquake that hit East Japan on Friday may have a limited negative impact on the country’s $18 billion aerospace and defense (A&D) industry, although Boeing says it is keeping an eye on the situation to monitor the disaster’s impact on its 787 supply chain. Speaking at the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading conference in Phoenix, James Albaugh, Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO, said March 14 “At the top level, our key suppliers came out of the ...

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