Boeing to Feature Enduring Capabilities for US Army

The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] will focus on the enduring capabilities it provides the U.S. Army during the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting & Exposition, Oct. 10-12 in Washington. Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Jim McNerney will receive AUSA's Dixon Award for outstanding contributions to national defense at a luncheon on Oct. 12. "Affordable, agile and innovative solutions are critical in this environment," said Leo Brooks, Boeing vice president, National Security & Space Group. "The Boeing Company has the experience, customer knowledge and competitive spirit to build on our longstanding relationship with the U.S. Army as we work to provide the right solutions for the soldiers on the ground." This year, Boeing's booth will feature hands-on demonstrations and models that showcase the enduring force, connectivity, security, awareness, support and innovation solutions the company provides to soldiers. Some of the solutions include the AH-64D Apache, CH-47F Chinook and AH-6 helicopters; C4ISR and cybersecurity solutions; the A160, ScanEagle, Integrator, S-100 Camcopter, and Phantom Eye unmanned aerial systems; the Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System, Wideband Global SATCOM; Joint Tactical Radio System - Ground Mobile Radios; and the Joint Recovery and Distribution System. The booth also will feature a vehicle-mounted Avenger multi-mission turret. "Our focus is on the soldiers' mission," said Jamey Moran, Boeing vice president of Army Systems. "Boeing will continue to provide the U.S. Army with technology, training and logistics solutions that meet warfighter needs, both now and in the future."

Source: The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA)
Date: Oct 7, 2011