The programs in IDS’ Network and Space Systems business are “game changers” for just about everyone: the warfighter, the astronaut, the intelligence community, the average citizen—and Boeing employees. Here’s a look at what markets the business is in and why it’s poised to succeed
What’s Online Work Instructions about? It’s a new, Boeing-designed paperless system that’s making life easier for Commercial Airplanes mechanics and inspectors—and it’s saving Boeing and its customers time and money. Also in BCA coverage this month: why Nippon Cargo Airlines’ plan to buy freighters illustrates how Boeing works to help its customers succeed; why Boeing is part of a joint venture in China; and what the 787 Program and other development projects did to address an emergent shortage of engineers with composite skills.
Here’s a look at what the Support Systems business of IDS is doing to keep tanker aircraft flying and relevant. This month’s IDS stories also cover how Boeing is applying its knowledge in U.S. Air Force Distributed Mission Operations training initiatives to programs for U.S. coalition teammates; why Boeing is offering two alternatives for assessment of future rotorcraft needs to support the U.S. Army’s Joint Heavy Lift program; and how Employee Involvement has helped the Boeing facility in San Antonio dramatically improve performance.