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France aerospace research firm Onera will shutter two locations. But what happens to the wind tunnel?

PARIS ― Onera, an aerospace research center, said it aims to shut down two sites in pursuit of its broad restructuring plan.

  • Pierre Tran
  • DefenseNews

That reorganization is part the “structural outlook” for this year, Onera Chairman and CEO Bruno Sainjon said during a May 3 news conference on the 2017 financial results.

One 2bThis year will see moves to shut down research facilities at Meudon and Chatillon, just outside the capital, and the staff moved to the Palaiseau headquarters on the Saclay plateau, a high-technology business park also in the suburbs.

A total of some 1,200 staff work at the three facilities near Paris and a shuttering of the two sites will require a few hundred personnel to move to headquarters, an…

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