Profile: Boeing Co (BA)
7 Mar 2014
The Boeing Company (Boeing), incorporated on July 19, 1934, is an aerospace company. The Company operates in five segments: Commercial Airplanes, Boeing Military Aircraft (BMA), Network & Space Systems (N&SS), Global Services & Support (GS&S) and Boeing Capital Corporation (BCC). Boeing Defence, Space & Security (BDS) consists of three capabilities-driven businesses: BMA, N&SS and GS&S. Its Other segment includes the unallocated activities of engineering, operations and technology (EO&T) and Shared Services Group (SSG), as well as intercompany guarantees provided to BCC. EO&T provides Boeing with technical and functional capabilities, including information technology, research and development, test and evaluation, technology strategy development, environmental remediation management and intellectual property management. In May 2012, the Company acquired Inmedius, a provider of software applications and services for managing and sharing information and learning content. In February 2013, the Company acquired CPU Technology Inc.'s Acalis business.
Commercial Airplanes Segment
The Commercial Airplanes segment develops, produces and markets commercial jet aircraft and provides related support services, principally to the commercial airline industry worldwide. The Company is a producer of commercial aircraft and offer a family of commercial jetliners designed to meet a spectrum of passenger and cargo requirements of domestic and non-United States airlines. The family of commercial jet aircraft in production includes the 737 narrow-body model and the 747, 767, 777 and 787 wide-body models. Development continues on the 787-9 and 737 MAX derivatives. The Commercial Airplanes segment also offers aviation services support, aircraft modifications, spares, training, maintenance documents and technical advice to commercial and government customers worldwide.
Boeing Military Aircraft Segment
The segment is engaged in the research, development, production and modification of manned and unmanned military weapons systems for the global strike, including fighter and combat rotorcraft aircraft and missile systems; global mobility, including transport, tanker, rotorcraft and tilt-rotor aircraft; and airborne surveillance and reconnaissance, including command and control, battle management and airborne anti-submarine aircraft. The major programs in this segment include EA-18G Growler Airborne Electronic Attack, F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, F-15 Strike Eagle, AH-64 Apache and Joint Direct Attack Munition, C-17 Globemaster III, USAF KC-46A Tanker, CH-47 Chinook and V-22 Osprey, Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C), P-8A Poseidon and India P-8I.
Network & Space Systems Segment
The segment is engaged in the research, development, production and modification of products and services to assist its electronics and information systems, including command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR), cyber and information solutions, and intelligence systems; strategic missile and defense systems, space and intelligence systems, including satellites and commercial satellite launch vehicles, and space exploration. The major programs in this segment include Family of Advanced Beyond Line-of-Sight Terminals (FAB-T); Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD);, Space Launch System (SLS) and Crew Space Transportation-100. This segment also includes its joint venture operations related to United Launch Alliance and United Space Alliance.
Global Services & Support Segment
The Company’s global services business provides aircraft and systems with a range of products and services through integrated logistics, including supply chain management and engineering support; maintenance, modification and upgrades for aircraft, and training systems and government services, including pilot and maintenance training. GS&S international operations also include Boeing Defence U.K. Ltd., Boeing Defence Australia, and Alsalam Aircraft Company. The major programs in this segment includes C-17 Globemaster III Integrated Sustainment Program; F-15 support programs for the United States Air Force (USAF) and several other international customers; the F/A-18E/F support program; and domestic and international performance based logistic programs for the AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters and other BDS platforms. It also includes the design and development of trainers for multiple aircraft platforms, and logistics and asset management solutions.
Boeing Capital Corporation Segment
BCC facilitates, arranges, structures and provides selective financing solutions for its Commercial Airplanes customers. In the space and defense markets, BCC primarily arranges and structures financing solutions for its BDS government customers. BCC’s portfolio consists of equipment under operating leases, finance leases, notes and other receivables, assets held for sale or re-lease and investments.
The Company competes with Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Raytheon Company and General Dynamics Corporation, Airbus, Embraer, Bombardier, BAE Systems and European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS).
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