Aug 03, 2017: Boeing will draw attention to its aligned capabilities in homeland defence, integrated air and missile defence, directed energy and commercial satellite services during the Space & Missile Defense (SMD) Symposium at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville from Aug 8-10.
“Boeing’s years of experience and expertise with integrated air and missile defense and strategic deterrence systems allow us to meet our customers’ needs with confidence and assurance,” said Jim Chilton, Boeing senior vice president, Space and Missile Systems. “The SMD Symposium is a valuable forum for us to collaborate on the rapid development of missile-defense and weapons operations and technology.”
Boeing’s Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense (SHORAD) Launcher will be put on show on a General Dynamics Land Systems Stryker combat vehicle for the first time during the Space & Missile Defense (SMD) Symposium. The company also will display scale models of the Compact Laser Weapon System, Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missiles, Ground Based Interceptor (GBI) and Transportable GBI and the PAC-3 Millimeter Wave Seeker.