CHICAGO, Jan. 27, 2010 â€“ The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] will highlight its broad range of commercial and defense products, technologies, and services during this yearâ€™s Singapore Airshow, which begins Feb. 2.Â
“Boeing enters the Singapore Airshow with strong momentum across the enterprise and will spotlight its enduring commitment to our Asia-Pacific partners and suppliers and to providing our customers in the region with the best products and services in the industry,â€ said Boeing Southeast Asia President Skip Boyce.Â
â€œSingapore continues to be the regionâ€™s magnet for bringing the global aerospace community together in one place,” Boyce added. “Boeingâ€™s presence in the Asia-Pacific, coupled with its market-leading success, gives us a great platform for talking about the companyâ€™s direction.”
Boeing’s media briefing schedule begins at 1400 hours on Tuesday, Feb. 2, with an update on the 787 and 747-8 flight test programs. On Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 1000 hours, Boeing will provide an update on the international fighter market and the next-generation, multi-role capabilities of the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and F-15 Advanced Eagle.Â Â Â
This will be followed at 1300 hours by an air battle management briefing covering the 737 Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) program, the P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and the Network Centric Command and Control System (NC3S) battle management system. A briefing on Boeingâ€™s rotorcraft programs at 1400 hours will include the AH-64D Apache Longbow, AH-6i light attack/reconnaissance helicopter,Â CH-47F Chinook and V-22 Osprey.
Boeing aircraft on display during the show will include the F-15E fighter jet, AH-6i,Â C-17 Globemaster III airlifter, KC-135 tanker and a Garuda Indonesia 737-800 with Blended Winglets. The Boeing exhibit will showcase models of the 787 Dreamliner, 747-8 Intercontinental and 777 passenger airplanes, as well as the F-15, F/A-18E/F, CH-47F and P-8A. Boeing is sponsoring the new Singapore Airshow Media Hub, where news and information will be available during the show.