Latest Boeing Integrated Defense Systems Stories

2011-06-15 07:07:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced that India's Ministry of Defence has signed an agreement with the U.S. government to acquire 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifters. The Foreign Military Sale - approved by the U.S. Congress in May 2010 - establishes India as the C-17's largest international customer. According to the agreement, India will take delivery of its C-17s in 2013 and 2014. "The C-17 will elevate India's leadership in the...

2010-07-09 05:07:00

CHICAGO, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing 787 Dreamliner will make its international debut this month when the doors open on the Farnborough International Airshow outside London. Boeing also will feature an extensive display of new, advanced unmanned systems and technologies. "We've chosen Farnborough as a venue for spotlighting the breakthrough capabilities and innovations of both our commercial airplanes and our defense, space and security businesses," said Tom Downey, senior...

2010-06-10 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) has received a three-year, $9.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to further develop and demonstrate technologies that will enable multiple small unmanned aerial vehicles to coordinate with each other and a manned airborne control station to more safely and effectively carry out intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The Foxhunt Multi-Small Unmanned Aerial System...

2009-10-21 06:30:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Third-quarter revenue was $16.7 billion, 9 percent higher than last year's strike-affected quarter Loss of $2.23 per share reflects $3.59 per share of expenses related to previously announced 787 cost reclassification and 747 charge, partially offset by solid performance in other commercial programs and the defense business Operating cash flow increased to $1.2 billion Backlog at $320 billion - nearly five times current annual revenues...

2009-10-13 13:30:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) and the U.S. Air Force on Sept. 19 damaged a moving ground vehicle from the air using the Advanced Tactical Laser (ATL) aircraft, completing ATL's first air-to-ground, high-power laser engagement of a mobile target. During the test, the C-130H aircraft took off from Kirtland Air Force Base near Albuquerque and fired a high-power chemical laser through its beam control system while flying over White Sands...

2009-10-06 09:00:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 6, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) completed a series of captive carry flight tests of a form-factored tri-mode seeker for the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile competition. "The test series demonstrated that Raytheon's form-factored tri-mode seeker and guidance electronics units are ready to enter prototype missile builds in preparation for guided missile firings early next year," said Bob Francois, Raytheon's vice...

2009-08-31 15:05:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Scott Carson announced today that he will retire from the company at the end of the year. Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Jim McNerney has named Jim Albaugh, 59, to Carson's leadership role at Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA), and Dennis Muilenburg, 45, to succeed Albaugh as president and CEO of Boeing Integrated Defense Systems (IDS). Both appointments are effective Sept. 1. Carson, 63, has led...

2009-06-15 04:30:00

ST. LOUIS, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire eXMeritus, Inc., a Fairfax, Va.-based company that provides hardware and software to federal government and law enforcement organizations for sharing information securely across classified and unclassified networks and systems. eXMeritus' products are certified and accredited by the U.S. government to perform this function on its most trusted systems. The decision...

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