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October 5th, 2011

Boeing... A Host Of Duties... (Event)

[SatNews] The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] will serve as corporate host for the MILCOM 2011 conference and exposition...

The event occurs from November 7th through the 10th at the Baltimore Convention Center. This will be the conference’s 30th year of gathering leaders from the military, industry and academia to promote and discuss all aspects of military communications technologies and services. The conference is co-sponsored by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) International and the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Communications Society. The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) is the Department of Defense adviser for the conference.

Featured speakers at MILCOM 2011 include: Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commander of U.S. Army Materiel Command; Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael J. Basla, vice commander of Air Force Space Command; Air Force Lt. Gen. Charles R. Davis, commander of Electronic Systems Center; Army Lt. Gen. Rhett A. Hernandez, commanding general, U.S. Army Cyber Command/2nd Army; Army Lt. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence, Army Chief Information Officer/G-6; Air Force Lt. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center; and Army Maj. Gen. Randolph P. Strong, commanding general of CECOM Life Cycle Management Command. Industry and government leaders also will share their perspectives during daily panel presentations. The MILCOM 2011 technical program includes classified and unclassified sessions that will feature both tutorials and technical panels. More than 400 technical paper presentations are scheduled to cover the following topics:
  • Waveforms and signals processing
  • Networking protocols and performance
  • Cybersecurity and network operations
  • Middleware services and applications
  • Communications and network systems
  • Department of Defense programs
This year’s program also includes a Small Business Workshop, which offers potential suppliers and partners two days of face-to-face interaction with Boeing and other prime contractors. MILCOM 2011 features a full technology exposition, gathering industry leaders in an interactive exhibit hall. Boeing will feature the capabilities of its Wideband Global SATCOM satellites; Combat Survivor Evader Locator radio; Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS); Phased Array Antenna; Phantom Eye unmanned aircraft; Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) Enterprise Network Manager; and NarusInsight Solution for Cyber Protection.