Boeing to Showcase Broad Range of Unmanned Capabilities at AUVSI Convention

DENVER, Aug. 20, 2010 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] will spotlight its wide array of unmanned systems at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Unmanned Systems North America 2010 conference and exhibition. This year’s event takes place Aug. 24-27 in Denver.

Boeing will feature key unmanned systems at Booth 2600 and in media briefings, including the A160T Hummingbird unmanned aerial system, the Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System, Phantom Eye, Phantom Ray, and the Echo Ranger underwater unmanned vehicle.

"Boeing offers its customers a diverse set of unmanned systems that have almost unlimited potential for both military and commercial purposes," said Vic Sweberg, director of Boeing Unmanned Airborne Systems. "We are committed to continued innovation and expansion in this growing field."

Boeing subsidiary Insitu also will be exhibiting at the show at Booth 1400 and static display Booth 1038, highlighting the ScanEagle and other unmanned products and services.

Note: All briefing times are local to Denver (Mountain time).

TUESDAY, Aug. 24
Colorado Convention Center, Room 204

1030-1130: Unmanned Airborne Systems Overview
Vic Sweberg, director, Boeing Unmanned Airborne Systems, provides a status report on the division’s key programs.

1330-1430: A160T Hummingbird Program Update/Overview

Ernie Wattam, Boeing A160 program manager, discusses the A160T Hummingbird’s test program and recent milestones.


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