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  • Boeing Australia - Boeing Receives AUS$15.5M MHFCS Support Services Contract
    Boeing will sustain and upgrade the operational capability of MHFCS which the company also developed The system is used to securely exchange information within the Australian Defence Force ADF for the command and control of deployed forces SSC will provide the Australian Department of Defence with the specialised engineering support it needs to maintain this strategically important communications asset said Michael Aylward head of the Electronic Systems Division for the Commonwealth of Australia s Defence Material Organisation SSC is a huge vote of confidence from the Commonwealth in Boeing s ability to ensure MHFCS remains at the cutting edge of high frequency HF communications technology said Mike Scott general manager of Network Space Systems for Boeing Defence Australia We ve worked very closely with the Commonwealth to ensure SSC will deliver maximum value and the most effective support to the ADF Boeing received project complete status from the Commonwealth for MHFCS on June 16 2010 The company delivered the system in two phases identified as the core system and the final system The core system delivered in 2004 replaced three ageing HF communications systems used by the Australian Army Royal Australian Navy and Royal Australian Air Force RAAF with a single integrated system consisting of four HF radio stations and two purpose built control centres The final system which was introduced into ADF service on Sept 24 2009 provided greater levels of automation performance and capability for ADF users a back up network management facility at Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory and Generic Mobile Upgrade Systems for land and sea and air platforms Boeing Defence Australia s Network Space Systems division provides a range of command and control managed network communications engineering services and cyber and information solutions including MHFCS and Vigilare the RAAF s ground based air defence

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  • Boeing Australia - Boeing KC-135 Subcontracts Help Australian Firms Export Capabilities to US
    which was established by Boeing in 2007 in cooperation with Australia s Defence Materiel Organisation to support and develop Australian industry capability and links to the global aviation and aerospace supply chain I visited Production Parts and saw first hand the great work they re doing said Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare Boeing is doing a terrific job working with local Australian companies to help them break into overseas markets and these KC 135 subcontracts are a great example of that The U S Air Force has operated the KC 135 refueler since 1957 Boeing Maintenance Modifications Upgrades in San Antonio Texas has been performing depot level inspections repair maintenance and modification on the KC 135 Stratotanker since 1997 Through the OAIC Boeing is partnering with Australian industry to demonstrate the benefits of working with a global aerospace leader providing local access to opportunities across the entire spectrum of Boeing commercial and military production and support programs and to our extended network of suppliers said Ian Thomas President of Boeing Australia and South Pacific Ken Shaw vice president of Supply Chain Management for Boeing Global Services and Support added Boeing is helping Australian SMEs grow their businesses by exporting their capabilities while identifying qualified suppliers to support the needs of its customers worldwide These contracts demonstrate that Australia s Global Supply Chain initiative is working The OAIC offers an alternative to traditional industrial offsets to increase global business opportunities for Australian companies Through the OAIC Boeing was the first prime contractor to address Australia s 2007 Defence Industry Policy Since then the OAIC has helped Australian firms win contracts worth more than US 190 million in support of commercial aircraft programs such as 747 767 777 and the 787 Dreamliner as well as the Airborne Early Warning Control aircraft

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  • Boeing Australia - Boeing, Thales to Pursue Helicopter Aircrew Training Opportunity
    with Boeing subcontracting Thales to provide simulator support for the Boeing 737 Airborne Early Warning Control Wedgetail Operational Flight Trainer and for in country Boeing C 17 Globemaster III aircrew training simulators Our long term partnership with Boeing provides customers with a highly effective combination of local and global expertise said Chris Jenkins Thales Australia s chief executive officer We will offer an integrated approach that will result in cost effective solutions for helicopter aircrew training improving Australian Defence Force capabilities over the years ahead Boeing also provides helicopter pilot aircrew and technician training for the Australian Army under the Army Aviation Training and Training Support AATTS contract The company trains aircrew on S 70A 9 Black Hawks and Bell 206 B1 Kiowa helicopters at Oakey Army Aviation Centre southeast Queensland and on Boeing CH 47D Chinooks at 5th Aviation Regiment in Townsville north Queensland Since 2007 Boeing has completed 100 per cent of training courses and aircrew graduations on time flown 7 000 training sorties while logging 8 000 flying hours and performed 4 000 services on Black Hawk and Kiowa training aircraft Boeing employs more than 200 Australians across its AATTS operations and has one of the largest military instructional aircrew teams in Australia The excellent support we have delivered to the Australian Army is underpinned by our proven performance on AATTS and The Boeing Company s experience supporting training on 24 different defence aircraft and 150 associated trainers worldwide Duddy added The Boeing and Thales team will hold an open competitive tender for helicopter manufacturers over the coming months to select a training aircraft to meet the Australian Defence Force s requirements Thales is a global technology leader for the defence and security and the aerospace and transport markets In 2009 the company generated revenues of 12

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  • Boeing Australia - Boeing to Highlight the Products and Services Australia Depends on at Avalon 2011
    Security vice president Australia Business Development We re proud of our 85 year relationship with the RAAF and look forward to furthering this partnership for years to come Boeing products on display during the show include the RAAF s F A 18F Super Hornet F A 18A Hornet C 17 Globemaster III and 737 Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning Control AEW C aircraft and the Insitu ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system Boeing manufactured aircraft displayed by other countries will include a U S Air Force KC 135 Stratotanker and C 17 Globemaster III and a Royal New Zealand Air Force Boeing 757 The Boeing sponsored Afternoon Airshow and Night Alight Finale on March 4 will feature the RAAF s new advanced multirole Boeing F A 18F Super Hornets Boeing will hold a series of briefings on key products and programs throughout the show Each day media can check the briefing schedule at the media centre and Boeing chalet for updates All times listed below are local to Avalon WEDNESDAY March 2 Conference Room 3 0930 1100 Boeing Defense Space Security Update Joe Song Vice President of International Business Development for Asia Pacific provides an update on BDS activities in the Asia Pacific region In addition Rod Drury vice president of Strategy and Business Development for Boeing Defence Australia discusses Boeing Defence Australia programs and opportunities 1100 1200 P 8A Poseidon Chuck Dabundo Boeing vice president and P 8 program manager and U S Navy Capt Leon Bacon P 8A Poseidon integrated product team lead provide an update on the P 8A Poseidon multi mission maritime patrol aircraft program THURSDAY March 3 Boeing Chalet 0830 0930 F A 18F Super Hornet Kory Mathews Boeing vice president F A 18 and EA 18 Programs RAAF Group Capt Steve Zed Roberton Officer Commanding 82 Wing

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  • Boeing Australia - Air New Zealand Expands Use of Boeing 777 Component Services Program
    New Zealand Expands Use of Boeing 777 Component Services Program SEATTLE February 01 2011 Boeing NYSE BA Air France Industries KLM Engineering Maintenance and Air New Zealand today said an agreement has been signed to expand the airline s use of the 777 Component Services Program CSP offered jointly by Boeing and Air France Industries KLM Engineering and Maintenance After gaining experience with the CSP on its 777 200ER extended range fleet Air New Zealand is expanding the support for common parts to cover its fleet of 777 300ERs These parts will be added to the existing 777 CSP agreement The airline accepted the first of its five 777 300ERs in December 2010 The program allows airlines to outsource the cost and logistical challenge of keeping important parts on hand It significantly reduces the airline s up front investment in spare parts and offers a reliable supply of critical parts They also benefit by receiving a working component more quickly rather than having to wait for a completed repair that could ground an airplane For the past four years the 777 Component Services Program has operationally been highly successful on our 777 200ER fleet so it is natural to expand it to include our new 777 300ERs said Vanessa Stoddart group general manager Technical Operations and People Air New Zealand The 300ER s longer range make the need for this component availability even more critical Air New Zealand with its unique location and route structure requires a great airplane operating at the top of its performance capability said Dale Wilkinson vice president of Material Services for Commercial Aviation Services Boeing Commercial Airplanes The 777 Component Services Program will help provide that edge Air New Zealand has chosen a program that has demonstrated its relevance to customer expectations Since it s

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  • Boeing Australia - Boeing Delivers 4 More Super Hornets to Australia Ahead of Schedule
    Super Hornets to Australia ahead of schedule Early delivery of our new Super Hornets at Amberley has been a vital part of our path toward IOC for our first Super Hornet squadron which we have now achieved ahead of schedule said RAAF Group Capt Steve Roberton Officer Commanding 82 Wing which operates the Super Hornet As we ve continued to hit our marks on time or early in many instances with the Super Hornet program we ve enabled the RAAF to ensure Australia s regional air superiority as we transition from the F 111 and classic Hornet The December arrival was the third Super Hornet delivery to the base during 2010 Three aircraft in the latest delivery were prewired for potential conversion to electronic attack capability during production at Boeing facilities in St Louis the remaining nine aircraft in the contract will be prewired in the same way before delivery to the RAAF s No 6 Squadron The Boeing Super Hornet team has surpassed expectations by delivering 15 aircraft to the RAAF in 2010 instead of the 12 originally scheduled said Carolyn Nichols Australian Super Hornet program manager for Boeing Additionally each aircraft has been delivered within budget We are fully committed to ensuring the same delivery success and budget excellence throughout 2011 We congratulate the men and women of the RAAF on the outstanding achievement of reaching No 1 Squadron s Super Hornet IOC ahead of schedule The Australian government announced in March 2007 that it would acquire 24 of the advanced Block II versions of the Super Hornet all of which are equipped with the Raytheon built APG 79 Active Electronically Scanned Array AESA radar The Boeing Super Hornet is a multirole aircraft able to perform virtually every mission in the tactical spectrum including air superiority day night

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  • Boeing Australia - Land Warfare Conference Image Gallery
    SERVICES INTEGRATED LOGISTICS TACTICAL DERIVATIVE AIRCRAFT LEADERSHIP ABOUT US COMMUNITY AFFAIRS PRODUCTS SERVICES COMMERCIAL AIRPLANES 737 MAX NEXT GENERATION 737 747 8 INTERCONTINENTAL 767 777 787 DREAMLINER GLOBAL CAPABILITIES DEFENSE SPACE SECURITY PRODUCTS A Z SUPER HORNET CLASSIC HORNET CHINOOK GLOBEMASTER WEDGETAIL GLOBAL CAPABILITIES RESEARCH TECHNOLOGY ABOUT BOEING GENERAL INFORMATION PUBLICATIONS FRONTIERS AERO VELOCITY CAREERS NEWS MEDIA ROOM NEWS RELEASES BOEING MEDIA ROOM CURRENT MARKET OUTLOOK FEATURED CONTENT MULTIMEDIA CONTACT US Featured Stories Land Warfare Conference Image Gallery Image Gallery October 31 2012 High resolution images of Boeing products are available for editorial use by news media Vigilare Network Centric Command and Control System A depiction of WBOTM integrated on a Bushmaster vehicle The Systems Analsysis Laboratory has the capability to model the Australian Defence Force s future operational architecture Kiowa at sunset Army Aviation Training Centre at Oakey Queensland Black Hawk maintenance support work as part of the Army Aviation Training Training Support contract at Oakey Boeing Qualified Pilot Instructors train Australian Army pilots using a Black Hawk simulator at Oakey Download High Res Images Click on any of the links below to download a high res version of an image Image 1 Image 2 Image 3 Image 4

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  • Boeing Australia - 404
    HORNET CLASSIC HORNET CHINOOK GLOBEMASTER WEDGETAIL GLOBAL CAPABILITIES RESEARCH TECHNOLOGY ABOUT BOEING GENERAL INFORMATION PUBLICATIONS FRONTIERS AERO VELOCITY CAREERS NEWS MEDIA ROOM NEWS RELEASES BOEING MEDIA ROOM CURRENT MARKET OUTLOOK FEATURED CONTENT MULTIMEDIA CONTACT US 404 Page Not Found Page Not Found Sorry the page were looking for has moved or no longer exists Alternatively please use the links below to find something helpful Boeing Australia About Boeing In Australia BDS Overview BCA Overview Locations Contacts Economy Education Community History Environment Executives Subsidiaries Insitu Pacific Boeing Aerostructures Australia BAA BAA Products Services Boeing Defence Australia Contacts Products Services Supplier Information Information Operational Services Integrated Logistics Tactical Derivative Aircraft Leadership K Gillis D Edwards M Hipwood M Brabrook B Robinson T Nichols G Morris M Davidson S Carpendale J Baker B Madley J Stacheel About Us Community Affairs Products Services Commercial Airplanes 737 MAX Next Generation 737 747 8 Intercontinental 767 777 787 Dreamliner Global Capabilities Defense Space Security Super Hornet Classic Hornet Chinook Globemaster Wedgetail Global Capabilities Research Technology About Boeing General Information Publications Velocity Careers News Media Room News Releases Featured Content 2013 Aero Environment Summit Multimedia Contact Us Search Sitemap FAQs Latest News January 01 2014 Boeing 787 9 Dreamliner to visit New Zealand in international debut Read More December 13 2013 Military Communication Improved as 6th Boeing built Wideband Satellite Enters Service Read More December 09 2013 Boeing 777X Wind Tunnel Testing Under Way Read More November 25 2013 Boeing Delivers C 17 Cargo Compartment Trainer to Royal Australian Air Force Read More November 19 2013 Boeing 777X to Deliver Unprecedented Efficiency and Economics Read More November 17 2013 Boeing Launches 777X with Record Breaking Orders and Commitments Read More November 08 2013 Second Boeing 787 9 Dreamliner Takes to the Skies Read More September 20 2013

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