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April 3, 2013

Boeing to feature innovative maritime capabilities at Navy League Expo

At this year’s Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition, Boeing will showcase an array of proven maritime capabilities and innovative technologies, including advances in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, that help U.S. maritime services accomplish their missions.

The exposition is April 8-10 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md.
Boeing’s exhibit at Booth 2103 will feature an F/A-18F Super Hornet flight simulator and models of aircraft, unmanned systems, and precision weapon and missile defense solutions. The company will demonstrate how combining integrated networks and tactical systems with C4ISR capabilities allow for delivering critical, time-sensitive information to warfighters. A mockup of a V-22 Osprey tiltrotor fuselage will be displayed by partners Bell Boeing in Booth 2713.

During the exposition, Boeing and U.S. Navy officials will together brief the media about the Super Hornet, Growler, and P-8A Poseidon programs, while the U.S. Marine Corps will conduct a briefing about the V-22. Boeing subsidiary Insitu will discuss its unmanned Integrator program.

Boeing’s online press kit at www.boeing.com/bds/mediakit/2013/navyleague contains program backgrounders, executive biographies and a link to high-resolution photos. Reporters may contact the media relations representatives listed below to schedule interviews with Boeing executives at the show.
All briefing times are Eastern time.

April 8 Chesapeake 7 Conference Room
10:30-11:30 a.m. Super Hornet and Growler
U.S. Navy Capt. Frank Morley, F/A-18 and EA-18G Program Manager, PMA-265
Mike Gibbons, Boeing vice president, F/A-18 & EA-18 Programs
1:45-2:45 p.m. V-22 Osprey
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Greg Masiello, V-22 Program Manager, NAVAIR PMA-275

April 9 National Harbor 14 Conference Room
11 a.m.-noon: P-8A Poseidon
U.S. Navy Capt. Aaron Rondeau, Navy P-8A Integrated Product Team Lead
Rick Heerdt, Boeing vice president/program manager, P-8 Programs
1:45-2:45 p.m. Insitu Integrator UAS Technology
Ryan Hartman, senior vice president, Integrator Programs




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