Broad Expertise, Integrated Systems

Boeing’s expertise spans a broad range of products in defense. Fighter jets, rotorcraft, embedded product support, cybersecurity products, surveillance suites, advanced weapons, missile defense and commercial aircraft derivatives all fit in Boeing’s portfolio. The company can leverage this holistic knowledge and deliver the value of those integrated systems to its customers.

Defense  Features

Sustaining Flight

June 08, 2016 in Defense

Boeing fills the world’s largest free standing hangar (according to Guinness World Records) with 16 C-17s at once for maintenance and upgrades.


Given its Pedigree, Little Bird Looks to Have a Big Future

June 06, 2016 in Defense

The Boeing AH-6 Little Bird packs a lot of capability for its size. It is made at the Boeing site in Mesa, Ariz., alongside the bigger Apache.


Precision Path

June 01, 2016 in Defense

The "Warfighter's Weapon of Choice" gets an Air Force contract as flexible as the weapon itself as it continues to enhance its capabilities.


In the High Desert of New Mexico, Technology Moves at Light Speed

June 01, 2016 in Defense, Space

At the Starfire Optical Range in Albuquerque, Boeing and the U.S. Air Force are jointly experimenting with lasers to better monitor man-made objects in orbit, much of it space debris.


New Kit on the Block II

May 16, 2016 in Defense

The Harpoon Block II Plus features a new datalink system that increases post-launch capability including switching control of the missile and changing target coordinates.


Big, Blue and on the Move

May 11, 2016 in Defense, Commercial

It's like a supersized oven used to bake airplane parts! The new autoclave that will be used to make 777X parts made a slow, careful journey to its new home, Boeing's St. Louis Composite Center of Excellence.


Once Hunters, Now Hunted: Retired F-16s Become Targets

May 03, 2016 in Defense

A Boeing team is converting retired Lockheed Martin F-16s into unmanned, remote-controlled targets for the Air Force to use in pilot training. Some will be blasted out of the sky during air-to-air training engagements.