Boeing’s Tapestry Subsidiary to Update Airlift Planning System
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 27, 2011 - Boeing [NYSE: BA]
today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Tapestry Solutions
is part of an industry team selected to upgrade and support the
U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command's Consolidated Air Mobility
Planning System (CAMPS). As a subcontractor to SAIC, Tapestry was
awarded a six-year contract valued at up to $15 million.
Under the contract, Tapestry's engineering support team will
insert new software technology into CAMPS, an airlift and
air-refueling mission planning and scheduling system used since
1990 across the Department of Defense for peacetime, crisis,
contingency and wartime operations. Tapestry also will lead
operations and training for the updated web-services-based
As the developer of a cornerstone component of the principal
planning system for airlift worldwide, Tapestry will be able to
apply its suite of planning, optimization and disruption-management
software applications to enhance mission readiness.
"The CAMPS win is a tribute to the team that developed a
cost-saving, low-risk solution for the government," said Tony
Rigazzi, senior director of Strategic Programs for Tapestry. "As
defense budgets shrink, new ways of satisfying warfighter
requirements with innovative solutions will win the day in today's
fiercely competitive environment."
Tapestry Solutions, headquartered in San Diego, forms the core
of the Logistics Command and Control subdivision of the Defense
& Government Services division of Boeing Defense, Space &
Security. Tapestry is a leading innovator of custom software
development, training, consulting and support services to the U.S.
military, civil government, and the private sector.
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businesses specializing in innovative and capabilities-driven
customer solutions, and the world's largest and most versatile
manufacturer of military aircraft. Headquartered in St. Louis,
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