New innovations for the U.S. Army, including the Ground Launched Small Diameter Bomb and AH-6 Light Attack/Reconnaissance helicopter, are among the capabilities Boeing [NYSE: BA] will showcase during the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting & Exposition, Oct. 22-24 in Washington.
"America’s soldiers face the opposing challenges of a rapidly evolving battlespace and a tough economic environment," said Jamey Moran, Boeing vice president of Army Systems. "We look forward to talking with our Army customer about how we can apply our innovative team and advanced technologies to effectively and affordably support their essential mission."
The Boeing exhibit at Booth 803 will feature the company's enduring force, connectivity, security, awareness, support and innovation solutions for the Army. These include the AH-64D Apache and CH-47F Chinook helicopters; C4ISR and cybersecurity solutions; Integrated Air and Missile Defense; unmanned airborne systems; Wideband Global SATCOM; and Joint Recovery and Distribution System.
Boeing test pilots will discuss the full-scale AH-6 Light Attack/Reconnaissance helicopter, which will be on display in the booth. Boeing representatives also will highlight how the company can support the emerging need for aerial targets, as well as the cross-domain information-sharing capabilities that are part of Boeing's C4ISR situational awareness portfolio.
Boeing’s online press kit at www.boeing.com/bds/mediakit/2012/ausa will be updated as needed throughout the show. 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 at the show.