Profile: Boeing Co (BA.N)
24 Apr 2015
The Boeing Company (Boeing), incorporated on July 19, 1934, is an aerospace company and a manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Boeing products and services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training. 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). 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.
Commercial Airplanes Segment
The Commercial Airplanes segment develops, produces and markets commercial jet aircraft and provides related support services to the commercial airline industry across the world. 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 across the world.
Boeing Military Aircraft Segment
The Boeing Military Aircraft 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 for global strike: EA-18G Growler Airborne Electronic Attack, F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, F-15 Strike Eagle and Joint Direct Attack Munition; for vertical lift: CH-47 Chinook, AH-64 Apache and V-22 Osprey; for unmanned airborne systems programs: ScanEagle; and for mobility, surveillance and engagement: C-17 Globemaster III, P-8A Poseidon and India P-8I, Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C), and KC-46A Tanker.
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 for electronics and information solutions: Family of Advanced Beyond Line-of-Sight Terminals (FAB-T); for strategic missile and defense systems: Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD); for space and intelligence systems: commercial, civil and military satellites, and for space exploration: Space Launch System (SLS) and International Space Station.
Global Services & Support Segment
The Company’s global services business provides aircraft and systems with 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 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).
PO Box 3707
SEATTLE WA 98124-2207