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Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

Boeing subsidiary wins weapon planning software contract

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Tapestry Solutions, a subsidiary of Boeing, got a 10-year contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide weapon planning software (WPS) for the U.S. military and allied forces.

The software is designed to help military officials plan missions, including routes, threats, and points for weapons launches.

The $259 million award for Tapestry includes the development, enhancement, and support of the weapon planning software, which enables collaborative mission planning and data sharing capabilities between military services. Tapestry’s WPS suite supports the military’s Joint Mission Planning System (JMPS) architecture. The JMPS system supports A-10, B-1, B-2, B-52, F-15E, F-16, F-22, F/A-18 and F-35 operational units worldwide.

“We are looking forward on building on our partnership with the U.S. Air Force as we help to fulfill their mission planning needs with the WPS suite,” Debbie Churchill, vice president, Mission Products and Services, Tapestry Solutions, said. “It will ensure our customers have the critical data they need to get from mission plan to execution more efficiently with the use of faster, more powerful and intuitive weapons planning capabilities.”

Tapestry brings decades of experience developing mission planning software solutions for military aircraft including the F-15, F/A-18, F-22, and T-38, as well as weapons systems software for the Tomahawk missile and Boeing’s Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) program.

Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company.