Profile: Boeing Co (BA)
23 Sep 2016
The Boeing Company, incorporated on July 19, 1934, is an aerospace firm. The Company operates in five segments: Commercial airplanes; Defense, Space & Security (BDS), such as Boeing Military Aircraft (BMA), Network & Space Systems (N&SS) and Global Services & Support (GS&S), and Boeing Capital (BCC). The Company's unallocated activities are Engineering, Operations & Technology (EO&T) and Shared Services Group (SSG). The Company's EO&T provides Boeing with technical and functional capabilities, which include information technology, research and development, test and evaluation, technology strategy development, environmental remediation management and intellectual property management.
Commercial Airplanes Segment
The Company's Commercial Airplanes segment develops, produces and markets commercial jet aircraft, which provides related support services to the commercial airline industry across the world. The Company produces commercial aircraft and offers a family of commercial jetliners, which design a spectrum of global passenger and cargo requirements of airlines. The Company's Commercial Airplanes segment has a family of commercial jet aircraft in production, which include the 737 narrow-body model and the 747, 767, 777 and 787 wide-body models. The Company develops on the 787-10 and 737 MAX derivatives and the 777X programs. The Company's Commercial Airplanes segment offers aviation services support, aircraft modifications, spare parts, training, maintenance documents and technical advice to commercial and government customers across the world.
Defense, Space & Security
The Company's BDS operations involve in research, development, production, modification, and products and related systems. The Company's BDS customer is the United States Department of Defense (U.S. DOD). The Company's BDS segment consists of approximately three businesses, which include BMA, N&SS and GS&S.
Boeing Military Aircraft Segment (BMA)
The Company's BMA segment is engaged in the research, development, production and modification of military aircraft and weapons systems for global strike, which include fighter aircraft and missile systems; vertical lift, which include rotorcraft and tilt-rotor aircraft; autonomous systems, and mobility, surveillance and engagement, which include command and control, battle management, airborne, anti-submarine, transport and tanker aircraft. The Company's segment programs include for global strike, which include EA-18G Growler Airborne Electronic Attack, F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, F-15 Strike Eagle and Joint Direct Attack Munition; for vertical lift, which include CH-47 Chinook, AH-64 Apache, and V-22 Osprey; for autonomous systems, which include ScanEagle and Integrator, and for mobility, surveillance and engagement, which include C-17 Globemaster III, P-8 programs, and KC-46A Tanker.
Network & Space Systems Segment (N&SS)
The Company's N&SS segment is engaged in the research, development, production and modification of the following products and related services, such as electronics and information solutions, which include command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR), cyber and information solutions, and intelligence systems; strategic missile and defense systems, for space and intelligence systems, which include satellites and commercial satellite launch vehicles, and space exploration. The programs in the segment include Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) for strategic missile and defense systems; commercial, civil and military satellites for space and intelligence systems, and Space Launch System (SLS), Commercial Crew and International Space Station for space exploration. Its segment also includes its joint venture operations related to United Launch Alliance.
Global Services & Support Segment (GS&S)
The Company's GS&S segment provides services to aircraft and systems with a spectrum of products and services through logistics, which include supply chain management and engineering support; maintenance, modification and upgrades for aircraft, and training systems and government services, which include pilot and maintenance training. The Company's GS&S international operations include Boeing Defence U.K. Ltd., Boeing Defence Australia, as well as Alsalam Aircraft Company, Aviation Training International, Ltd and Boeing Sikorsky International Services LLC, joint ventures.
The Company's logistics consist of an array of services that address the complete life cycle of aircraft and systems. The Company offers various programs, which include F/A-18E/F, F-15, AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook for domestic and international customers. The Company's Aircraft modernization and sustainment is performed at centers throughout the United States and around the world, providing rapid cycle time and aircraft services for military customers on a range of BDS and non-BDS platforms. The Company's aircraft programs include the Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) Peace Eagle contract with Turkey and Airborne Warning and Control Systems (AWACS) program. The Company's training systems and government services consist of training capabilities for domestic and international customers, which include the design and development of trainers for different aircraft platforms, and logistics and asset management solutions.
Boeing Capital Segment (BCC)
The Company's BCC segment seeks to ensure that Boeing customers have the financing they need to buy and take delivery of their Boeing product and manages overall financing. The Company's 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 Embraer, Bombardier, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Raytheon Company, General Dynamics Corporation, BAE Systems and Airbus Group.
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