Boeing to Feature Proven Capabilities, New Technology at AUSA Expo

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2013 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] will showcase proven capabilities and technology advances designed to meet the needs of the U.S. Army during the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, held Oct. 21-23 in Washington, D.C.

“AUSA is an excellent opportunity for us to talk with our Army customer about how Boeing can continue to deliver more capability at less cost,” said Jamey Moran, Boeing vice president of Army Systems. “We remain committed to innovating products that efficiently meet warfighters’ current and future needs.”

Boeing's exhibit at Booth 6031 features models and display panels highlighting the company's wide range of products and services, including the CH-47 Chinook and AH-64 Apache helicopters, High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator directed-energy weapon system, Phantom Eye and ScanEagle unmanned airborne systems, and Wideband Global SATCOM satellites.

Boeing's online press kit at contains program backgrounders, executive biographies and a link to high-resolution photos. The company will hold a series of media briefings at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center during the show, as listed below.

All times listed are Eastern time.

MONDAY, Oct. 21

1030-1130 – 9th Street Mezzanine
Briefing: High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD)
Mike Rinn, Boeing vice president and program director, Directed Energy Systems, briefs media on the HEL MD directed-energy weapon system.

1130-1145 – Sikorsky Booth 1924
Name unveiling: Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator
Leanne Caret, Boeing vice president and general manager, Vertical Lift, and Samir Mehta, president, Sikorsky Military Systems, announce the name of the Sikorsky Boeing Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator helicopter.

TUESDAY, Oct. 22

1500-1600 – 9th Street Mezzanine
Briefing: Attack Helicopter Programs – AH-64 Apache & AH-6
Col. Jeff Hager, U.S. Army Apache program manager; David Koopersmith, Boeing vice president, Attack Helicopter Programs; Mike Burke, Boeing director, Attack Helicopters Business Development; and Tim Sassenrath, Boeing director, Apache World Wide Support, provide an update on the AH-64 Apache and AH-6 helicopter programs.

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