Integrated Defense Systems
Boeing Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) combines weapons and aircraft capabilities, intelligence and surveillance systems, communications architectures and extensive large-scale integration expertise. IDS has three capabilities-driven businesses -- Boeing Military Aircraft, Network and Space Systems, and Global Services & Support -- and an advanced technology development organisation, Advanced Systems.
The UK is a critically important market for the Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business of The Boeing Company, as a supplier base and a source for technology partners. IDS continues to grow its extensive partnership operations with the best of British industry to bring best value solutions to the MoD and other governments around the world.
The Boeing IDS strategy is to understand the enduring needs of customers and provide value-added solutions to meet their requirements and the UK is a key example of this. We will continue to provide outstanding operational capability to the armed forces though systems and platforms such as the C17, AWACS, Apache is addressing programmess and capabilities such as Future Rotorcraft, Network Enabled Capability, C-17, Chinook Though-Life Support and AWACS Mission System Upgrade.
In particular, the Future Rapid Effects Systems (FRES) programme will transform Boeing's footprint in the UK, whilst also building on our long-term partnership with British Industry that promotes strong and innovative British industrial and technology partners across the defence and commercial sectors.
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