Leanne Caret Talks Boeing’s Tech Investments to Build Military Aircraft Platforms

Leanne Caret President and CEO BDS
Leanne Caret, President and CEO, BDS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 2, 2020 — Leanne Caret, head of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, said the company invested in advanced manufacturing and digital engineering technologies to support its work on the Navy MQ-25 unmanned tanker and the Air Force T-7 trainer, GovCon Wire reported Aug. 18.

Caret, a four-time Wash100 awardee, said in a Defense News interview posted Aug. 17 that she thinks the company’s technology investments have “paid off” for both the military aircraft programs and also for USAF’s F-15EX fighter jet production efforts.

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Written by Mary-Louise Hoffman

is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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