Boeing Defense Space & Security 10
Boeing is one of the largest aircraft manufacturing companies in the world. Aside from aircraft, the company also designs and sells commercial jetliners as well as military defense platforms and security systems. It was founded in Seattle, Washington, but its headquarters and corporate offices are located in the Fulton River District in Chicago, Illinois. It has more than 169,000 employees in 65 countries. The company is divided into two major business units: the Boeing Commercial Airplanes and the Boeing Defense, Space, and Security.
William Boeing began this company in 1910, when he bought a shipyard in the Duwamish River in Seattle and made an aircraft factory out of it. Boeing founded the company after the maiden flight of the Boeing Model 1 in June 15, 1916. This was the first Boeing product ever manufactured. During the next couple of years, the PW-9 and the Boeing P-12 were created, which established Boeing’s name as a leading manufacturer.
Aside from the Boeing aircraft, its well-known products from the Defense, Space, and Security unit are the following: the 702 satellites, the AH-64 Apache helicopter, the KC-46 refueling aircraft, the EA-18G electronic attack aircraft, the P-8 warfare aircraft, and the Phantom Eye unmanned aircraft system.
The American multinational aerospace vehicle designer and manufacturer Boeing recently showcased their first ever commercial space carrier, CST 100, which can carry up to 7 passengers. In this video you can have a detailed look at the design and the technology of this magnificent space craft. The Director of Crew of the company, Chris Ferguson, […]
Enthusiasts from an aerospace community of flight hobbyists named Flite Test has recently developed the first ever successful drone helicarrier from which another drone can easily take off and with more appropriation can even land on it. They published this video on their Facebook page on 4th November 2014 showcasing their developed technology. However this […]
Boeing 737-800, while on its way to New Delhi, India was stopped in the middle of its take off in Surat’s airport after encountering a stray buffalo on the runway. The airplane was supposed to fly out to New Delhi, carrying 146 people on board. All of them were safe and sound, but the aircraft […]
This video talks about scramjet engine and its capability of travelling in hypersonic speed (meaning greater than Mach 5). Joseph Vogel, the Director of Hypersonics of Boeing Defense, Space & Security talks about X-51A WaveRider, an unmanned scramjet powered demonstration aircraft for hypersonic flight testing. The aim of the aircraft is to travel at Mach […]
This video introduces Boeing EA-18G Growler. Scott Radke, the Avionics Integration Engineer of EA-18G Program is seen taking about Boeing’s new electronic warfare aircraft EA-18G Growler. Boeing EA-18G Growler an American electronic warfare aircraft developed for the United States Navy. It is a customized version of combat proven Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet incorporating more developed […]
In this video John Schibler, the Boeing Chief Engineer of US Attack Helicopter Programs talks about the effectiveness of Boeing Defense, Space & Security’s newest model of Apache helicopter, AH-64E Guardian and tells how it acts as a safeguard for the soldiers serving on the ground. Apache AH-64E Guardian like all the previous models has […]
History and Development In March 2010, the Armed Aerial Scout program made a request for information for an advanced helicopter, and the result was the Sikorsky S-97 Raider as proposed by Sikorsky. Four years later, the company finally unveiled the first full production model of the groundbreaking scout and attack helicopter in the company’s facility […]
There is a new long range strike bomber being developed by the US Air Force. The aircraft program is under wraps to the extent that the Pentagon did not even admit that there is a program at all until recently, let alone giving out details about the project. A spokeswoman with the US Air Force […]
The US Army’s New Defense System “High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator” Wields its Power The High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL-MD) is a top-notch laser-based defense weapon being developed by the American Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command, in collaboration with Boeing. The HEL-MD’s role is to display the potential of directed-energy technology for shielding […]
Where did the Ground Combat Vehicle come from and what is it? In 2009, the US Army announced its intention to “significantly restructure” it’s Future Combat System” (FCS). This was formally announced by the Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates. The FCS was a program being developed since the year 2000. It was to be a […]