Boeing to Feature Innovations in Training at I/ITSEC 2011

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 21, 2011 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] will showcase extensive training and simulation solutions during the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), Nov. 28 - Dec. 1 in Orlando, Fla.

"Boeing looks forward to demonstrating to our customers the products and technology essential to training and preparing the warfighters of today and the future," said Mark McGraw, Boeing vice president, Training Systems & Services.

Boeing will display its Virtual Mission Board -- a multi-touch table for mission planning and rehearsal, exercise control and after-action reviews for military ground forces -- and the Apache Multi-Role Trainer, which allows students to train on Apache cockpit procedures, maintenance operational checks, weapons systems communications and crew coordination.

In the virtual training arena, Boeing will demonstrate the Australian Super Hornet Integrated Visual Environment Maintenance Trainer -- the first fully integrated Super Hornet maintenance device that enables training across all major F/A-18E/F systems and sub-systems -- and the Apache/Chinook Virtual Maintenance Training demonstrator, which incorporates high-resolution photos, graphics, 3-D models, videos, and system simulations to facilitate system identification and location, proper operation and troubleshooting.

The Boeing booth also will feature training and mission planning solutions from Boeing subsidiaries Argon ST and Tapestry Solutions, as well as a Boeing Flight Services kiosk that showcases a comprehensive portfolio of pilot, crew and maintenance training products, services and support for the commercial, business and general aviation markets.

Media can access Boeing's online press kit at for program backgrounders, executive biographies and a link to high-resolution photos.

TUESDAY, Nov. 29
1300-1400: Training Systems & Services Media Roundtable and Live Demonstrations
Boeing booth #749

Mark McGraw, vice president of Boeing Training Systems & Services, will provide an update on current training programs and future opportunities, including KC-46, P-8A Poseidon, Ground Forces Training and international opportunities. Program representatives will exhibit live demonstrations of the Virtual Mission Board, Apache Multi-Role Trainer, F/A-18 Deployable Mission Rehearsal Trainer and more.

A unit of The Boeing Company, Boeing Defense, Space & Security is one of the world's largest defense, space and security businesses specializing in innovative and capabilities-driven customer solutions, and the world's largest and most versatile manufacturer of military aircraft. Headquartered in St. Louis, Boeing Defense, Space & Security is a $32 billion business with 63,000 employees worldwide. Follow us on Twitter: @BoeingDefense.

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