Profile: Boeing Co (BA.N)
26 May 2017
The Boeing Company, incorporated on July 19, 1934, is an aerospace company. The Company is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, sale, service and support of commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight and launch systems and services. The Company's segments include Commercial Airplanes; Defense, Space & Security (BDS), including Boeing Military Aircraft (BMA), Network & Space Systems (N&SS) and Global Services & Support (GS&S), and Boeing Capital (BCC). The Company is also a defense contractor in the United States.
The Commercial Airplanes segment develops, produces and markets commercial jet aircraft and provides related support services, to the commercial airline industry around the world. The Company is a producer of commercial aircraft and offers a family of commercial jetliners designed for a spectrum of global passenger and cargo requirements of airlines. This family of commercial jet aircraft in production includes the 737 narrow-body model and the 747, 767, 777 and 787 wide-body models. The Commercial Airplanes segment also offers aviation services support, aircraft modifications, spare parts, training, maintenance documents and technical advice to commercial and government customers around the world.
Defense, Space & Security
The BDS segment's operations involve research, development, production, modification and support of the products and related systems. The BDS segment serves the United States Department of Defense (DoD), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), international defense markets, civil markets and commercial satellite markets. The BMA segment is engaged in the research, development, production and modification of manned and unmanned military aircraft and weapons systems for global strike, including fighter aircraft and missile systems; vertical lift, including rotorcraft and tilt-rotor aircraft; autonomous systems, and mobility, surveillance and engagement, including command and control, battle management, airborne, anti-submarine, transport and tanker aircraft. The various programs in this segment include for global strike, such as EA-18G Growler Airborne Electronic Attack, F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, F-15 Strike Eagle and Joint Direct Attack Munition; for vertical lift, such as CH-47 Chinook, AH-64 Apache and V-22 Osprey; for autonomous systems, such as ScanEagle and Integrator, and for mobility, surveillance and engagement, such as P-8 programs and KC-46A Tanker.
The N&SS segment is engaged in the research, development, production and modification of the products and related services, such as strategic defense and intelligence systems, including strategic missile and defense systems; command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR); cyber and information solutions, and intelligence systems; satellite systems, including government and commercial satellites and space exploration. The programs for strategic defense and intelligence systems include Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD); satellite systems, such as commercial, civil and military satellites, and space exploration, such as Space Launch System (SLS), Commercial Crew and International Space Station (ISS). This segment also includes its joint venture operations related to United Launch Alliance.
The Company's global services business sustains aircraft and systems with a spectrum 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. Its programs supported by integrated logistics include the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, F-15 Strike Eagle, AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook for domestic and international customers. Aircraft modernization and sustainment includes support performed as part of the C-17 Globemaster III Integrated Sustainment Program and aircraft programs for the Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C), and Airborne Warning and Control Systems (AWACS).
The 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 exposure. 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, SpaceX, BAE Systems and Airbus Group.
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