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Boeing to Highlight New and Enduring Network Capabilities at MILCOM 2011 Conference and Exposition

Press Release   •   Nov 04, 2011 08:15 EDT

Focus on building and delivering enduring value

Affordable tools to meet networking challenges

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 3, 2011 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] will focus on new and enduring network capabilities that connect and protect warfighters during the MILCOM 2011 Conference and Exposition, Nov. 7-10 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Additionally, Boeing will serve as the corporate host during the conference’s 30th year of gathering leaders from the military, industry and academia to promote and discuss all aspects of military communications technologies and services.

"Our customers face complex challenges in accomplishing their missions in today’s rapidly changing and increasingly interconnected world. The company’s focus is building and delivering enduring value to help our military customers succeed in key areas such as networking, advanced communications, cybersecurity and battlespace awareness,” said Jeff Trauberman, Boeing vice president of Government Operations. "Boeing is committed to providing our customers with the right solutions and affordable tools to enable them to meet their information, communications and networking challenges.”

Boeing's booth will feature hands-on demonstrations and models that showcase its enduring connectivity, awareness and innovation solutions. Some of the solutions include its Wideband Global SATCOM satellites; Combat Survivor Evader Locator radio; Family of Advanced Beyond Line-of Sight Terminals (FAB-T); Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS); Phased Array Antenna; Phantom Eye unmanned aircraft; Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) Enterprise Network Manager; NarusInsight Solution for Cyber Protection; eXMeritus; and Network Enabled Mission Command.

Boeing's online press kit at www.boeing.com/bds/mediakit/2011/milcom will be updated throughout the show with briefing presentations and schedule changes, if any. The site also contains program backgrounders, executive biographies and a link to high-resolution photos. Reporters may contact the media relations representatives listed below to schedule interviews with Boeing executives at the show.

All briefings will be held in the Baltimore Convention Center Room 306. All times listed below are Eastern time.

TUESDAY, Nov. 8

1530-1615: Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS) Media Roundtable
Roger Krone, president of Boeing Network & Space Systems, and Waldo Carmona, director, Networked Tactical ISR, Electronic & Mission Systems, will provide an update on the EMARSS program, including development and integration efforts.

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.