Chris Chadwick,Â head of Boeing‘s defense, space andÂ security division,Â has outlined the company’sÂ strategy to compete for major U.S. military programs in an interview with Defense News published Sunday.
Chadwick highlightedÂ the U.S. Air Force‘sÂ Long-Range Strike Bomber and T-X trainerÂ programs, as well asÂ the Navyâ€™s Unmanned Carrier-Launched Surveillance and StrikeÂ project as key to the company’s defense marketÂ growth.
Chadwick also discussed his company’sÂ partnership withÂ SaabÂ for the Air ForceÂ T-X program in the interview with Defense News’ Vago Muradian.
He said the company has also teamed withÂ Sikorsky for the next phase ofÂ the Joint Multirole Future Vertical Lift project, according to the report.
Chadwick told the publication that BoeingÂ will take a dual-path approach toward those programs.
He added that the company relies on otherÂ commercial derivatives such as theÂ P-8, KC-46 andÂ Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System as theÂ C-17 and F/A-18 platforms are set to wind down in 2015.