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Boeing Defense, Space & Security


Defense, Space & Security is one of The Boeing Company’s [NYSE:BA] three business units. One of the world’s largest defense and space contractors, BDS is a global leader in the development, production, maintenance and enhancement of fixed-wing and rotary wing aircraft, commercial and government satellites, human spaceflight programs and weapons. Key markets include aeronautics, space and weapons. Core capabilities are in development, production and mission enabling upgrades of integrated solutions.BDS delivers the most digitally advanced, simply and efficiently produced and intelligently supported solutions to its customers.

Defense, Space & Security employs approximately 17,000 people in 20 countries and 49 U.S. states with 2022 revenue of $23.2 billion. About 26 percent of its revenues are derived from non-U.S. customers including foreign military sales through the U.S. government.

Led by President and CEO Ted Colbert, the business is based in Arlington, Va.

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