ARLINGTON, Va., April 30, 2009 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] will showcase a wide range of advanced naval solutions, including tactical, maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft; unmanned aerial vehicles; rotorcraft; weapons; and ship-based information systems, at the 2009 Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition, May 4-6 in National Harbor, Md.
"Ready and relevant Boeing programs such as F/A-18E/F, V-22, ScanEagle, P-8A and others continue to demonstrate our commitment to providing the U.S. Navy with cost-effective products and services that strengthen maritime security and superiority," said Matt Mofitt, vice president, Navy and Marine Corps Systems, for Boeing. "Our participation in Navy League 2009 underscores the importance of interacting with our customers, listening to their evolving needs and responding with appropriate solutions."
The Boeing exhibit will allow attendees at the world's largest maritime trade show to experience the proven capabilities of the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet in a high-fidelity flight simulator and to interact with several other program displays and demonstrations.
Boeing also will conduct several media briefings on key programs at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center per the following schedule (all times EDT):
Monday, May 4 -- National Harbor Conference Room 5
3 - 4 p.m.
Ship-to-Shore Connector Teaming Announcement
Boeing announces a teaming agreement to pursue the U.S. Navy's Ship-to-Shore Connector program.
Tuesday, May 5 -- National Harbor Conference Room 5
11 a.m. - 12 noon
F/A-18E/F Super Hornet
Bob Gower, Boeing vice president, F/A-18 and EA-18 Programs, and U.S. Navy Capt. Mark Darrah, F/A-18 and EA-18 program manager, PMA-265, provide an update on the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, the world's most advanced combat-proven, multirole fighter.
2 - 3 p.m.
Rick Martin, Boeing EA-18G program manager, and U.S. Navy Capt. Mark Darrah, F/A-18 and EA-18 program manager, PMA-265, share the latest developments on the EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft.
3 - 4 p.m.
Bob Feldmann, Boeing vice president and P-8A program manager, and U.S. Navy Capt. Mike Moran, Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft program manager, PMA-290, discuss the P-8A Poseidon following the aircraft's successful first flight on April 25.
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