March 2007
Volume 05, Issue 10
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The ruler of the sea

Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Integrated Defense Systems are working together to design, build and deliver the P-8A Poseidon, an antisubmarine aircraft for the U.S. Navy. These business units have teamed before on other commercial-to-military programs. But the approach BCA and IDS are undertaking on the P-8A program represents a new and vastly improved business model—and is a sterling example of how parts of Boeing can work together as one company to record tremendous achievements.


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I can see the Future

The Boeing factory in Everett, Wash., is a busy place. But there’s no time like the present to undertake the Future Factory initiative. Here’s a look at why this activity is important—and what improvements will be created.


Commercial Airplanes

Here’s how we can help

Partnerships with subsidiaries such as Jeppesen, Alteon Training and Aviall help Boeing boost its profile in the aftermarket support business. Here’s a look at the services provided by three major subsidiaries—and how Boeing and these subsidiaries benefit from these relationships. Also in BCA coverage this month: a glimpse at the interior of the 747-8 Intercontinental.

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Integrated Defense Systems


Boeing and the U.K. Ministry of Defence each have loaned an employee to the other entity for an extended assignment. It’s the next step in Boeing’s efforts to increase understanding of its United Kingdom customer needs and better serve them.

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