Boeing’s Integrated Defense Systems

this is the division where the death comes from!

 

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integrated defense systems

 Boeing Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) combines weapons and aircraft capabilities, intelligence and surveillance systems, communications architectures and extensive large-scale integration expertise. IDS has three capabilities-driven businesses — Boeing Military Aircraft, Network and Space Systems, and Global Services & Support — a Tanker Programs unit and an advanced technology development organization, Phantom Works.

The Boeing Integrated Defense Systems strategy is to understand the enduring needs of customers and provide value-added solutions to meet their requirements. The strategy includes understanding the art of using current and emerging technologies to improve the capabilities of existing products and delivering new solutions.

 

 and in practically the same breath, as if some sort of diversion…

link to their overview of philanthropy…check out the section on chicago!

http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/aboutus/community/assets/Philanthropy_Report_08.pdf

 

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Community Outreach

Overview

Our Giving Strategy

Early Learning-12 Education

Align and leverage Boeing resources to support systemic and continuous improvement in school systems, concentrating on teacher effectiveness in literacy, math and science.

Higher Education

Promote interest, access for diverse populations, and enhance the critical skills required for a student’s academic & professional success. Strategy is student-focused, directing resources to those colleges and universities with proven academic excellence in math, science and business, and who provide quality graduates and educate diverse populations.

Arts & Culture

Boeing invests in programs that promote participation in arts and cultural activities and experiences.

Health & Human Services

Through focused programmatic opportunities, leadership, and collaboration, the Boeing Company will:

  • Support current basic needs of the community, providing resources for nutritious food, clothing consistent with the climate, protective shelter with reasonable comfort and safety, and access to emergency medical treatment
  • Promote long-term well-being and self-sufficiency, supporting areas such as mentoring, economic independence, physical independence, and nutrition and fitness

Civic

Boeing invests in programs that increase public understanding of and engagement in the processes and issues that affect our communities.

Environment

Boeing invests in programs that protect and conserve the natural environment.

Learn more about Boeing’s Community & Education Relations

 

http://www.boeing.com/news/releases/2005/q4/nr_051101m.html

Boeing Awarded National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Security Data Contracts

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 01, 2005 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] received approximately $24 million in new orders from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, extending the company’s work to speed delivery and analysis of critical, time-sensitive intelligence imagery to the agency’s end-users.

The work to be conducted under the Global Geospatial Intelligence contract will be utilized by military and homeland security leaders, as well as the commercial aviation and shipping industries.

“By tapping into Boeing’s unique expertise in data production, image analysis and visualization capabilities, the NGA receives the most accurate data available while meeting schedule and cost requirements,” said Brian Knutsen, general manager of Boeing S&IS Mission Systems, which provides technology and services to the Intelligence Community. “These contracts reaffirm the partnership and service that Boeing has provided to the NGA for more than a decade.”

The orders include assembling geospatial feature data of high security-risk areas worldwide, producing detailed maps of cities in Iraq and Southeast Asia, producing digital nautical charts to improve maritime safety and plotting vertical obstructions for more than 50 air fields around the world. Boeing also will continue enhancing radar data of the earth from a previous space shuttle mission and will provide image analysis personnel and project management support to the NGA throughout the Washington, DC, area.

Boeing is a prime contractor on the NGA’s Global Geospatial Initiative, a 10-year program initiated in 2003 that uses government-funded and open-source technologies to speed up the production, analysis and delivery of time-sensitive intelligence imagery.

A unit of The Boeing Company, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems is one of the world’s largest space and defense businesses. Headquartered in St. Louis, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems is a $30.5 billion business. It provides network-centric system solutions to its global military, government, and commercial customers. It is a leading provider of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems; the world’s largest military aircraft manufacturer; the world’s largest satellite manufacturer and a leading provider of space-based communications; the primary systems integrator for U.S. missile defense; NASA’s largest contractor; and a global leader in sustainment solutions and launch services.

http://www.boeing.com/news/releases/2003/q1/nr_030219m.html
Boeing Autometric to Analyze Security Data for NIMA

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 19, 2003 — Boeing [NYSE:BA] is a key player in a new National Imagery and Mapping Agency, or NIMA, contract that will speed up the delivery and analysis of critical, time-sensitive intelligence imagery.

Boeing Autometric, a unit of Boeing Integrated Defense Systems, will support the Global Geospatial Intelligence, or GGI, contract, which has a potential value of $750 million, if all options are exercised over the 10-year period. Boeing Autometric is among six prime contractors leading the effort and will direct a team of more than 30 subcontractors with expertise in professional analysis, photogrammetric production, mapping, charting, and program and production management services.

“Accuracy and efficiency is critical, particularly when you are dealing with information that relates to national security,” said Tony Moraco, director of Boeing Autometric. “Boeing will assist NIMA with services proven over the past 11 years. Using Softplotter® software by Boeing, and related technology, NIMA will receive the most accurate data at the lowest possible cost.”

Softplotter provides a complete suite of software tools for fast and accurate map production. Utilizing more efficient computing processes and incorporating best-of-breed technology, users are able to increase efficiency and reduce costs.

Boeing Autometric, an ISO 9001-2000 company, is a part of the Boeing Integrated Defense System’s Space & Intelligence Systems business unit. With more than 40 years of leadership in geospatial information technology and solutions, Boeing Autometric is a leading provider of products and services for information management, data production, visualization, and decision support. Boeing Autometric supports customers in analysis, system design and engineering, software engineering, and systems integration. Additional information is available at Boeing Autometric’s website, www.autometric.com.

 

http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/stories/2008/12/29/daily18.html

Boeing defense unit wins $397M contract

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Boeing Co.’s Integrated Defense Systems unit has won a contract worth up to $397.9 million to continue development of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) program for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency.

The contract runs for six months, through June, until a long-term contract for development can be awarded, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

The GMD system, deployed to defend against ballistic missile attacks, detects missiles early in their boost phase and can intercept and destroy a target in midcourse flight.

Work on the contract will primarily be performed at Boeing’s IDS facility in Huntsville, Ala.

A unit of Chicago-based Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), Integrated Defense Systems is one of the world’s largest space and defense businesses. Headquartered in St. Louis, Integrated Defense Systems is a $32.1 billion business with 71,000 employees worldwide.

 

an orgy of destruction!!!

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Integrated Defense Systems

Overview

Overview

Boeing Integrated Defense Systems combines weapons and aircraft capabilities, intelligence and surveillance systems, communications architectures and extensive large-scale integration expertise across several diverse business areas.

A $32 billion business with 70,000 employees worldwide, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems’ strategy is to understand the enduring needs of customers and provide capability-based solutions to meet their rapidly evolving requirements. The strategy includes understanding the art of using current and emerging technologies to improve the capabilities of existing products and delivering new solutions.

Organization

Integrated Defense Systems’ success will continue to be driven by its ability to provide customers with the right solutions at the right time and the right cost. To effectively address future evolving requirements for capability-driven solutions, IDS is organized around capabilities to further improve execution, reduce organizational complexity and improve competitiveness, helping to better serve customers and compete for and capture new business.

Boeing Military Aircraft

This business includes tactical aircraft programs; airlift; rotorcraft and weapons activities; and maritime and airborne surveillance programs. Key programs include:

Global Strike Systems:

  • EA-18G Growler — The EA-18G Growler is a variant of the combat-proven F/A-18F Super Hornet, and will fly the airborne electronic attack (AEA) mission. The EA-18G combines the capability of the Super Hornet with the Northrop Grumman Improved Capability III (ICAP III) AEA avionics suite. The U.S. Navy selected the EA-18G system to replace the EA-6B Prowler aircraft. The first EA-18G aircraft joined the U.S. Navy’s fleet in June 2008, with initial operating capability expected in 2009.
  • F/A-18E/F Super Hornet — The combat-proven F/A-18E/F Super Hornet is the cornerstone of U.S. naval aviation and the United States’ most advanced multirole strike fighter in production today. Designed to perform both fighter (air-to-air) and attack (air-to-surface or strike) missions, the Super Hornet provides the capability, flexibility and performance necessary to modernize the air or naval aviation forces of any country. As of January 2009, Boeing has delivered more than 380 Super Hornets to the U.S. Navy. The Super Hornet Block II provides the warfighter with the newest advances in multimission capability and growth for decades to come in missions, roles and technology.
  • F-15E Strike Eagle — The F-15E Strike Eagle is the world’s most capable multirole fighter and the backbone of the U.S. Air Force fleet. The F-15E carries payloads larger than those of any other tactical fighter, and it retains the air-to-air capability and air superiority of the F-15C. It can operate around the clock and in any weather. Since entering operational service, the F-15 has a perfect air combat record, with more than 100 victories and no losses. Five other nations currently fly the F-15 — Japan, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the Republic of Korea.
  • Harpoon Block III — An anti-ship weapon system that will provide the U.S. Navy and its allies with surface warfare capabilities from ships, aircraft, submarines and coastal defense systems. Harpoon Block III creates a highly capable weapon for the open water and littoral warfare environment, adding Global Positioning System and datalink capability, littoral performance improvement and a precision moving target solution.
  • Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) — JDAM is a low-cost guidance kit that converts existing unguided free-fall bombs into near precision-guided weapons. The Boeing-funded laser-guided JDAM has been developed, and JDAM Extended Range is being demonstrated with an international customer. Boeing has delivered more than 200,000 JDAM tailkits.
  • Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Missile (PAC-3) — Boeing provides the seeker for the PAC-3 missile, which defends against short- and medium-range threats with pinpoint accuracy.
  • Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) — SDB is a 250-pound class, near precision-guided weapon launched from a fighter, bomber or unmanned aircraft that can destroy targets from a range of greater than 40 miles and penetrate more than three feet of steel-reinforced concrete with reduced collateral damage. The SDB system improves sortie effectiveness by enabling carriage of four weapons on a single aircraft station.
  • Standoff Land Attack Missile Expanded Response (SLAM ER) — SLAM ER is a day/night, adverse weather, over-the-horizon, precision strike missile. SLAM ER also is an effective, long range, network enabled, precision strike option for pre-planned and target-of-opportunity attack missions against moving and stationary land and ship targets.
  • T-45 Training System — Future Navy and Marine Corps strike fighter pilots are training on the T-45 Training System, the first fully integrated jet pilot training system. The core of the system, the T-45 Goshawk trainer aircraft built by Boeing, is augmented by operational and instrument flight simulators, computer-assisted classroom instruction and a training integration system that tracks all training activities. The sum of this coordinated instruction makes the T-45 Training System the benchmark of 21st century jet aircraft training.

Global Mobility Systems:

  • C-17 Globemaster III — The C-17 is the world’s premier heavy airlift aircraft and has proven itself as a versatile strategic and theater airlifter in every recent worldwide operation, from Operation Iraqi Freedom to humanitarian relief missions. Under a multiyear procurement contract to design, build and deliver 190 C-17s to the U.S. Air Force, Boeing has delivered 182 aircraft through 2008. On the international front, the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada have expanded their fleets to a total of 14 C-17s; six for the UK, and four each for Australia and Canada. In July 2008, the government of Qatar became the first Middle East customer to order C-17 aircraft, and in October 2008, an international consortium of 10 NATO members announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to acquire three C-17s.

Airborne Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems:

  • 737 Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) — The 737 AEW&C is a state-of-the-art system providing powerful airborne surveillance, communications and battle management. It can track airborne and maritime targets simultaneously and includes a self-defense capability, an advanced open system architecture and an identification friend or foe system.
  • Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) — The E-3 707 AWACS represents the world’s standard for airborne early warning systems. The E-3 fills the needs of both airborne surveillance and command and control (C2) for tactical and air defense forces. It provides a highly mobile, survivable surveillance and C2 platform. E-3 fleets are operated by the United States, NATO, the United Kingdom, France and Saudi Arabia. Japan operates a fleet of four E-767 AWACS aircraft.
  • P-8A Poseidon — The P-8A Poseidon is a military derivative of the Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 designed to replace the U.S. Navy’s fleet of P-3s. The P-8A will significantly improve the U.S. Navy’s anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare capabilities, as well as armed intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. The Navy awarded Boeing an eight-year System Development and Demonstration contract for the aircraft in June 2004. In 2008, Boeing began final assembly and testing of the first five P-8As, with the assembly of the first two aircraft completed before the end of the year. The first P-8A is scheduled to begin flight testing at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., in 2009. In January 2009, the government of India selected the P-8I, a variant of the P-8A Poseidon, for its long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare mission. Under this contract, Boeing will deliver eight P-8I aircraft to India.

Rotorcraft Systems:

  • AH-64D Apache Longbow — The Apache Longbow is a multirole combat helicopter that features fully integrated avionics and weapons, plus state-of-the-art digital communications capabilities that enable real-time, secure transfer of battlefield information to air and ground forces. Apaches are in service with the U.S. Army and international defense forces around the world. Boeing will begin deliveries of the AH-64D Apache Block III to the U.S. Army in mid-2011. This newest version of the Apache Longbow features enhanced aircraft performance, joint digital operability, survivability and cognitive decision aiding, while reducing operations and support costs.
  • CH/MH-47 Chinook — The CH/MH-47 Chinook is a medium-to-heavy-lift helicopter for intra-theater troop and cargo movement. It provides key capabilities to special operations forces from combat to disaster relief and is in service with the armed forces of nearly 20 countries worldwide. The new CH-47F provides advanced avionics for improved situational awareness for flight crews with an advanced digital map display and a data transfer system that allows storing of preflight and mission data. Improved survivability features include Common Missile Warning and Improved Countermeasure Dispenser systems.
  • V-22 Osprey — The Osprey is a tiltrotor aircraft capable of taking off and landing like a helicopter, but once airborne, its engine nacelles can be rotated to convert the aircraft to a turboprop airplane capable of high-speed, high-altitude flight. It is capable of transporting troops and cargo using its medium-lift and vertical-takeoff-and-landing capabilities. In 2008, Boeing received a multiyear contract for 167 aircraft over five years. Two U.S. Marine Corps tiltrotor operational squadrons and one U.S. Air Force Special Operations squadron are active, and more will stand up as V-22 deliveries increase to full-rate production around 2010.

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Global Services & Support

Global Services & Support provides best-value mission readiness to its customers through total support solutions. The global business sustains aircraft and systems with a full spectrum of products and services, including aircraft maintenance, modification and upgrades; supply chain management; engineering and logistics support; pilot and maintenance training, and other defense and government services. GS&S offers a unique capability in the market, being able to integrate all elements of sustainment within a single organization.

Advanced Global Services & Support

  • Driving the development, growth and transition of innovative, knowledge-based logistics capabilities for Global Services & Support.

Defense & Government Services

  • The Defense & Government Services division focuses on the U.S. government services market and operates as a division of Global Services & Support. D&GS was launched in 2008 to sustain and expand Boeing business and better serve customers in the vast services sector. The division’s market includes services for infrastructure support; aviation and logistics; information; support operations; managed networks and communications; and a broad array of other technical services. D&GS focuses on services growth with a competitive cost structure, a key step in Boeing’s strategy to win new, innovative opportunities that are nontraditional (and, in some cases, not related to airplane platforms) for Boeing. The division will initially have three subdivisions comprising Boeing Service Company (BSC); Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Services; and Boeing Aerospace Operations (BAO).

Integrated Logistics

  • The Integrated Logistics division comprises a fully array of coordinated logistics services that address the life cycle of aircraft and weapon systems. Online, real-time, integrated information systems provide reliability and demand forecasting, total asset visibility, maintenance information and field data to improve aircraft availability and reduce costs. This approach offers a single point of accountability during the service life of a product. As a result, mission effectiveness and readiness are improved while the total cost of ownership is reduced.

Maintenance, Modification and Upgrades

  • The Maintenance, Modifications & Upgrades division operates at centers strategically located throughout the United States, providing high-quality, rapid and affordable aircraft services for military customers. One of these centers is colocated with an active Air Force base, while the others are housed at former military installations closed through the Base Closing and Realignment process. All contribute significantly to the economies of their respective communities. The Boeing philosophy is to work in close partnership with existing military depots, providing complementary capabilities for the nation’s support infrastructure. Working together, our goal is to ensure readiness for the warfighter.

Training Systems and Services

  • Training Systems & Services delivers comprehensive training systems, support services and mission planning solutions for IDS as well as non-Boeing programs and systems. Award-winning training solutions encompass software, hardware, networked systems, and training centers for customized programs that enable students to train like they fight. More than 1,000 on-site instructors, training support specialists and courseware developers train warfighters for maximum readiness.

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Network and Space Systems

This business includes combat systems; command, control and communications (C3) networks; intelligence and security systems; missile defense systems; space and intelligence systems; and space exploration. Key programs include:

Combat Systems:

  • Future Combat Systems (FCS) — FCS, the U.S. Army’s premier modernization program, is a networked, fully integrated system-of-systems that includes a new family of manned and unmanned ground and air vehicles and sensors. FCS will enable the U.S. Army modular force, providing soldiers and military leaders with leading-edge technologies and capabilities that will dramatically increase their survivability and lethality in complex environments. Boeing and partner Science Applications International Corporation function as the lead systems integrator for FCS, managing a best-of-industry team of more than 550 suppliers.

Command, Control and Communications (C3) Networks:

  • Network and Information Systems
    • Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) — Boeing is building the JTRS Ground Mobile Radio (GMR), a joint services initiative to provide a family of software-programmable radios that will provide reliable multichannel voice, data, imagery and video communications for mobile military users that are interoperable between waveforms and service branches.
    • Family of Advanced Beyond line-of-sight Terminals (FAB-T) — Boeing is the prime contractor and lead system integrator for developing a system that talks to different satellites, enabling information exchange between ground, air and space platforms.
    • Combat Survivor Evader Locator (CSEL) — This lightweight radio is a critical component of a global communications system to assist in combat search and rescue missions. The system enables search and rescue forces to locate, authenticate and communicate with a downed or isolated solider, airman or sailor anywhere in the world via communication satellites.
  • Integrated Command and Control (IC2) — IC2 allows joint forces to gain and sustain an advantage across air, land, sea and space with real-time information that improves command and control capabilities by allowing effects-based operations at home and abroad.
  • Integrated Shipboard Systems — Since the late 1950s, Boeing has been the leading supplier of navigators for the U.S. Navy’s ballistic missile submarine fleet as well as British Royal Navy Trident submarines. The company provides systems solutions for the Navy and is currently working to replace electrostatically supported gyroscopes as the inertial reference in submarines’ navigation systems.
  • Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Systems — Since 1958, Boeing has designed, developed and produced the guidance and control system for the Minuteman ICBM. The ICBM team is currently leading a team of contractors to replace the aging guidance system electronics in the Minuteman III ICBMs. The new system will extend the life of the Minuteman III beyond 2020.

Intelligence and Security Systems:

  • Mission Systems — The Mission Systems organization brings together capabilities in mission infrastructure, mission operations, intelligence analysis, engineering services, global situation awareness and ground systems. Mission Systems supports Intelligence community customers with solutions that allow them to acquire, manage, visualize and communicate intelligence from multiple sources. Mission Systems addresses the convergence of Information Technology with traditional Mission Systems to create capabilities that dramatically improve the customer’s mission effectiveness.
  • SBInet — The transformational SBInet program aims to reduce the United States’ vulnerability to terrorism and protect national interests by providing Border Patrol agents, along the U.S. land borders with Mexico and Canada, the tools needed to immediately detect an illegal entry, effectively respond to the entry, and bring the situation to the appropriate law enforcement resolution. Additionally, SBInet will provide enhanced situational awareness through improved fixed and mobile communications systems and a Common Operating Picture, equipping agents and officers with the advantage of real-time, up-to-date, integrated intelligence about illegal border activity, and interoperability with other federal, state, local and international law enforcement bodies.

Missile Defense Systems:

  • Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) — Boeing is the prime contractor for the GMD program, which is developing, testing and deploying a ground-based system to detect, track and destroy long-range ballistic missiles in their midcourse phase of flight. GMD is the United States’ only operationally deployed capability to defend against long-range ballistic missiles.
  • Airborne Laser (ABL) — ABL is a precise, high-energy laser weapon system that will be capable of destroying ballistic missiles in their boost phase of flight. Boeing leads the development of ABL, which places battle management and beam control/fire control systems and a high-energy laser on a modified Boeing 747-400F aircraft to detect, track and destroy all classes of ballistic missiles.
  • Directed Energy Systems (DES) — DES is developing directed-energy weapon systems to address multiple defense needs
    • Advanced Tactical Laser (ATL) — ATL will support missions on the battlefield and in urban operations by destroying, damaging or disabling ground targets.
    • High Energy Laser Technology Demonstrator (HEL TD) — The HEL TD program is developing a truck-mounted, high-energy laser weapon system that will destroy rockets, artillery shells and mortar rounds.
    • Laser Avenger — Laser Avenger integrates a laser on a Humvee-based Avenger system to destroy improvised explosive devices (IEDs), unexploded ordnance (UXO) and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
  • Arrow — The Arrow weapon system is a ground-based system that protects Israel against ballistic missiles. Boeing and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) co-produce the Arrow system’s two-stage interceptor.

Space and Intelligence Systems:

  • Global Positioning System IIF (GPS) — Boeing is under contract to build 12 GPS IIF satellites for the U.S. military’s satellite-based radio navigation system that permits land, sea and airborne users to instantaneously and precisely determine their three-dimensional position, velocity and time 24 hours a day, under all weather conditions, anywhere in the world.
  • Transformational Satellite Communications Space Segment (TSAT SS) — TSAT SS will be a constellation of communications satellites that will dramatically increase protected communication services available to the military. Using Internet Protocol (IP) networking technologies to increase capacity and data rates, TSAT will be one of the key enablers for the U.S. Department of Defense’s vision for Network Centric Operations. Boeing is one of two contractors working under a risk reduction and system definition contract.
  • Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) — WGS will provide greatly increased communications capacity, coverage and operational flexibility for the warfighter. The WGS program will alleviate severe bandwidth shortfalls and reduce reliance on costly commercial SATCOM.

Space Exploration:

  • Boeing Launch Systems — Boeing works with commercial customers to match their mission requirements with the Delta family of launch vehicles. Delta is a highly reliable and accurate family of launch systems, with a full range of capability to launch satellites up to 13,100 kg to geosynchronous transfer orbit.
  • Checkout, Assembly and Payload Processing Services (CAPPS) — Boeing provides payload processing for the Space Shuttle, International Space Station, expendable launch vehicles and other payload programs at Kennedy Space Center, Fla. Boeing employees provide technical, facilities and engineering support to ensure payload readiness for launch.
  • Constellation — Boeing’s Constellation program supports NASA’s implementation of a sustained and affordable human and robotic exploration program. Boeing is working with NASA and industry to meet the Vision for Space Exploration, which includes a return to the moon not earlier than 2020. Boeing is responsible for producing and delivering the avionics systems and upper stage for the Ares I rocket.
  • International Space Station (ISS) — Boeing is the major subcontractor to NASA’s spaceflight operations contractor, United Space Alliance. As the original developer and manufacturer of the space shuttle orbiters, Boeing is responsible for orbiter engineering, major modification design, engineering support to operations, including launch, and overall shuttle systems and payload integration services.
  • Space Shuttle — Boeing is the major subcontractor to NASA’s space flight operations contractor, United Space Alliance. As the original developer and manufacturer of the Space Shuttle Orbiters, Boeing is responsible for Orbiter engineering, major modification design, engineering support to operations, including launch, and overall shuttle systems and payload integration services.

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Tanker Programs

This business area is focused on the continued pursuit of the U.S. Air Force tanker contract as well as the execution and growth of the international tanker business.

  • KC-767 International Tanker — The KC-767 International Tanker provides unrivaled tanker capability and operational flexibility. Technology advances include a sixth-generation boom, second-generation remote vision system, new wing air refueling pods and hose drum unit, and a digital cockpit. Leveraging more than 1,000 hours of flight testing, Boeing delivered the first two KC-767Js to Japan in 2008, with delivery of the third aircraft scheduled for 2009 and the final aircraft in 2010. Boeing continues flight test and certification activity for Italy’s KC-767A program, with the first two aircraft scheduled to begin acceptance in 2009.

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Phantom Works

In collaboration with Boeing Research & Technology, Boeing’s advanced research and development unit, Phantom Works creates and transitions high-value business to IDS businesses and extends Boeing’s presence into profitable new markets by applying world-class technology, people and enterprise innovation to produce integrated system solutions that affordably meet customer needs.

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Joint Ventures

  • Sea Launch — Boeing is a partner in the international Sea Launch Company, which offers the most direct and cost-effective route to geostationary orbit for heavy commercial satellites of up to 6,200 kg mass weight. With the advantage of a launch site on the equator, the reliable Zenit-3SL rocket can lift a heavier spacecraft mass or provide longer life on orbit, offering best value plus schedule assurance.
  • United Launch Alliance (ULA) — Formed in December 2006, ULA is a joint venture organization created to provide reliable, cost-efficient spacecraft launch services for the U.S. government. ULA combines the successful Boeing Delta and Lockheed Martin Atlas expendable launch vehicle programs to offer U.S. government launch customers a variety of launch vehicle and payload accommodation options. U.S. government launch customers include the Department of Defense, NASA, the National Reconnaissance Office and other organizations. ULA program management, engineering, test and mission support functions are headquartered in Denver. Manufacturing, assembly and integration operations are located in Decatur, Ala., and Harlingen, Texas. Launch operations are located at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., and at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
  • United Space Alliance (USA) — United Space Alliance, established in 1995 as a Limited Liability Company equally owned by Boeing and Lockheed Martin, is a leader in space operations, offering extensive experience in space launch and recovery operations; mission planning and control; flight hardware processing; spaceflight training; on-orbit assembly, payload deployment and servicing; rendezvous/proximity operations and docking; large-scale integration and sustaining engineering. USA serves as NASA’s prime contractor for the space shuttle and provides operations services for the International Space Station. USA employs more than 10,000 people in Texas, Florida and Alabama.

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February 2009

Contact:
IDS Communications
(703) 414-6312

 

 

ids in the us

the following is a link to a boeing document on where boeing employees who work as part of the ids reside

 http://www.boeing.com/ids/ids_us.pdf

 

http://www.boeing.com/ids/leadership.html

leadership

James F. Albaugh Executive Vice President, The Boeing Company
President and Chief Executive Officer, Integrated Defense Systems
John A. Lockard Chief Operating Officer, Integrated Defense Systems
Christopher M. Chadwick President, Boeing Military Aircraft, Integrated Defense Systems
Darryl W. Davis President, Phantom Works, Integrated Defense Systems
Roger A. Krone President, Network and Space Systems, Integrated Defense Systems
Dennis A. Muilenburg President, Global Services & Support, Integrated Defense Systems
Norm Bartlett Vice President, Human Resources, Integrated Defense Systems
David M. Bowman Vice President and General Manager, Tanker Programs, Integrated Defense Systems
Grant Dixton Vice President, Legal and Assistant General Counsel, Integrated Defense Systems
Andy Ellis Vice President, Government Relations, Integrated Defense Systems
Patrick J. Finneran, Jr. Vice President, Program Management and Business Excellence, Integrated Defense Systems
Mary Carson Foerster Vice President, Business Support, Communications and Community Affairs, Integrated Defense Systems
Steven D. Goo Vice President, International Operations, Integrated Defense Systems
Christopher Raymond Vice President, Business Development, Integrated Defense Systems
George Roman Vice President, State and Local Government Relations and St. Louis Regional Executive Southern California Region, Integrated Defense Systems
Randall R. Simons Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Integrated Defense Systems
Charles Toups Vice President, Engineering and Mission Assurance, Integrated Defense Systems
John Van Gels Vice President, Operations and Supplier Management and Senior St. Louis Site Leader, Integrated Defense Systems
Stephanie F. Pope Director, Ethics and Business Conduct, Integrated Defense Systems
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