25-Oct-2010 Source: Boeing
The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] will showcase a wide array of solutions for the U.S. Army at the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting & Exposition, Oct. 25-27 in Washington. Army modernization initiatives, unmanned systems, airlift and attack/reconnaissance platforms, network-centric technologies, cybersecurity solutions, logistics support, and logistics command and control will be highlighted at the companyâ€™s exhibit and in presentations by company leaders.
â€œWe are in an era where the defense industry and its customers are accelerating change initiatives to become more affordable, agile and innovative,â€ said Leo Brooks, Boeing vice president, National Security & Space Group. â€œThe Boeing Company looks forward to providing innovative technology and capability solutions to our U.S. Army customers. Our bottom line is that we must urgently, effectively and affordably meet warfighter needs â€” they deserve it and we will do it.â€
â€œOur commitment is to the men and women serving both at home and deployed abroad,â€ said Jamey Moran, Boeing vice president of Army Systems. â€œWe will provide integrated solutions and capabilities to help them accomplish the mission and return home safely.â€
As part of that commitment, Boeing is proud to be the first corporate member of the National Museum of the United States Armyâ€™s elite Commander-in-Chiefâ€™s Circle of Distinction. Boeing encourages all AUSA attendees to visit the museumâ€™s booth (#2625) during the show to learn more about the museumâ€™s development.
This year, Boeing will unveil a more interactive booth design that features a number of hands-on demonstrations and models. Some of the solutions include Army Brigade Combat Team Modernization; the AH-64D Apache, CH-47F Chinook and AH-6 helicopters; C4ISR and cybersecurity solutions; the A160T and ScanEagle unmanned aerial systems; Wideband Global SATCOM; Joint Tactical Radio System â€” Ground Mobile Radios; the Joint Recovery and Distribution System, the Common Integrated Crew Station, a fully immersive ground forces training demo, and energy solutions for Army programs. The booth also will feature a new vehicle-mounted Avenger multi-mission turret.