Boeing to Highlight Maritime Capabilities, Enduring Customer Partnership at Navy League Expo
ST. LOUIS, April 13, 2012 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] will showcase a wide array of proven maritime capabilities that help ensure readiness for the U.S. Naval Services at this year's Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition. The exposition will take place April 16-18 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md.
"At any given moment, the people of Boeing are working to meet the needs of the men and women of the U.S. Naval Services with capabilities that protect and connect, anytime and anywhere," said Matt Moffit, Boeing vice president, Navy Systems. "Our participation at the Sea-Air-Space Expo is especially important in today’s environment because Boeing keenly understands the U.S. Navy's budget challenges and values the ways we partner to share ideas on innovation, affordability and Boeing's own initiatives to reduce costs."
Boeing's exhibit at Booth #703 will feature an F/A-18F Super Hornet flight simulator and models of the company's wide range of aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicle and precision weapon solutions. Media activity at the exposition will include joint briefings from Boeing and customer representatives on the F/A-18E/F, V-22 Osprey, and P-8A Poseidon.
Boeing's online press kit at www.boeing.com/bds/mediakit/2012/navyleague contains program backgrounders, executive biographies and a link to high-resolution photos.
Note: All briefings will be held in the Chesapeake 6 Conference Room at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. All briefing times are Eastern time.
MONDAY, April 16
1100-1200 – V-22 Osprey
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Greg Masiello, V-22 program manager, NAVAIR PMA-275, and John Rader, vice president, Bell Boeing V-22 Program, provide a program update and discuss the aircraft's performance in recent combat, humanitarian and shipboard deployments.
1400-1500 – F/A-18E/F Super Hornet
U.S. Navy Capt. Frank Morley, program manager for the F/A-18 and EA-18G Program Office PMA-265, and Boeing F/A-18 and EA-18 Programs Vice President Mike Gibbons deliver an overview of the F/A-18 and EA-18G Growler programs.
TUESDAY, April 17
1000-1100 – P-8A Poseidon
U.S. Navy Capt. Aaron Rondeau, P-8A Integrated Product Team lead, and Boeing P-8A Deputy Program Manager Jay Sutorius provide an update on recent P-8A Poseidon program milestones, production efforts and flight testing.
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