Boeing Wants More Military Business
The Boeing Co. [BA] has made some aggressive moves in targeting work from the U.S. Department of Defense, demonstrating a new mobile theater-of-operations directional communications technology that can give soldiers secure intelligence data from a variety of sources at speeds 1,000 times faster than existing systems. It also formed a strategic alliance with IBM [IBM], aimed at tapping an estimated $200 billion market for ground- and space- based systems needed to upgrade U.S. military communications, intelligence operations and homeland security.
For a more detailed look at Boeing’s latest military efforts, see the Sept. 27 issue of Satellite News. For more information on subscribing to Access Intelligence’s satellite publications, please visit us on the Web at http://www.satellitetoday.com.