Boeing to Highlight Partnership Opportunities at MSPO International Defence Industry Exhibition

WARSAW, Poland, Aug. 29, 2013 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] will highlight products and services capable of supporting Poland's plans to modernize its armed forces at this year's MSPO International Defence Industry Exhibition, including a ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system and the AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters. The exhibition will be held Sept. 2-5 in Kielce.

"We look forward to talking with our customers about how we can meet their near-term and future defense and security requirements, including opportunities to broaden our partnerships with Polish industry," said Joe McAndrew, Boeing Defense, Space & Security vice president, International Business Development for Europe, Israel and Central Asia.

"Boeing recognizes and values Poland’s engineering, manufacturing and technical skills, and we are excited by the prospect of partnering with the country’s defense industry to develop advanced technologies and products," said Henryka Bochniarz, president of Boeing Central and Eastern Europe.

Bochniarz and McAndrew will attend MSPO along with other Boeing representatives, who will meet with current and potential customers and partners, and with the media, at the company exhibit in Hall F8. Members of the media may request interviews through the contacts below.

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