GKN Raises Airbus, Boeing and JSF Workload with Fokker Takeover

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LONDON — British aero-engineering firm GKN is increasing its involvement in Airbus and Boeing commercial programs with the takeover of Dutch aerospace firm Fokker Technologies. The €706 million ($779 million) acquisition, inked on July 28, also expands GKN’s defense work on the F-35 Joint Strike...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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