Boeing, Textron team up

  • 18-Jan-2008 04:19 EST

Boeing and Textron have formed a teaming agreement to compete in the technology demonstration and system development phases and ultimately the production phase of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps. Boeing Integrated Defense Systems’ Combat Systems division will partner with Textron Marine & Land Systems to provide program management as well as technical and life-cycle management to all phases of the JLTV program. Boeing brings to the team its experience in the design and integration of complex hardware development programs, as well as its capabilities in systems engineering and integration, modeling and simulation, supply-chain management, and lean manufacturing. Textron brings its capabilities in the field of combat vehicle design, development, and manufacturing.

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