Boeing United Kingdom C-17 Team Wins Awards

Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from Boeing Co.

    LONG BEACH, Calif., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing United Kingdom
 C-17 Integrated Project Team is the recipient of two procurement awards in the
 United Kingdom.  Sir Robert Walmsley, Chief of Defence Procurement, declared
 the team the winner of the Defence Procurement Agency Executive Board Team
 Excellence Award for smart procurement practices.
     The team also is one of six teams to be awarded the Minister of Defence
 Procurement Smart Acquisition Award. This award, which recognizes outstanding
 contribution to smart acquisition through teamwork and cooperation across the
 wider acquisition community, is selected and presented by Baroness Symons,
 Minister of Defence Procurement.
     The first C-17 Globemaster III for the United Kingdom will be delivered
 only one year and a day from the initial Ministerial announcement a record for
 U.K. aircraft acquisition.  The project's success is founded on a close
 working relationship among Boeing (NYSE:   BA), the United Kingdom's Defence
 Procurement Agency and the U.S. Air Force.  The first aircraft will be
 delivered on May 17.
 
 

SOURCE Boeing Co.
    LONG BEACH, Calif., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing United Kingdom
 C-17 Integrated Project Team is the recipient of two procurement awards in the
 United Kingdom.  Sir Robert Walmsley, Chief of Defence Procurement, declared
 the team the winner of the Defence Procurement Agency Executive Board Team
 Excellence Award for smart procurement practices.
     The team also is one of six teams to be awarded the Minister of Defence
 Procurement Smart Acquisition Award. This award, which recognizes outstanding
 contribution to smart acquisition through teamwork and cooperation across the
 wider acquisition community, is selected and presented by Baroness Symons,
 Minister of Defence Procurement.
     The first C-17 Globemaster III for the United Kingdom will be delivered
 only one year and a day from the initial Ministerial announcement a record for
 U.K. aircraft acquisition.  The project's success is founded on a close
 working relationship among Boeing (NYSE:   BA), the United Kingdom's Defence
 Procurement Agency and the U.S. Air Force.  The first aircraft will be
 delivered on May 17.
 
 SOURCE  Boeing Co.

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