Integrated Logistics

Boeing Global Services & Support Integrated Logistics division comprises a full array of coordinated logistics services that address the lifecycle of aircraft and weapon systems. This approach offers a single point of accountability at all points during the service life of a product. As a result, mission effectiveness and readiness are improved while the total cost of ownership is reduced.

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Maintenance, Modifications & Upgrades

Maintenance, modifications, and upgrades are one segment of Boeing's integrated program of support services. The objective is to ensure the mission effectiveness of aircraft by adhering to the following Boeing core values in providing these services:

  • Rapid cycle time
  • Affordability
  • Preeminent quality

Comprehensive Services

Maintenance, modification, and upgrade services include the following elements and are applied to aircraft of all types, including tactical fighters, transports, support aircraft, and rotor-craft:

  • Modification engineering
  • Fleet support
  • Component and structural upgrades
  • Depot- and intermediate-level maintenance
  • Corrosion control
  • Additional services specific to each aircraft type

Service Examples

Boeing has successfully provided the following services at its Support Systems facilities in San Antonio, Texas; Wichita, Kan.; Jacksonville, Fla., and at Williams Gateway Airport in Mesa, Ariz.:

  • Painting and de-painting of wide-body aircraft
  • Performance-enhancement services to the KC-135, KC-10, C-17, and F/A-18
  • Aging-aircraft services on the B-52 and KC-135, two aircraft types expected to be in service for at least another 40 years
  • Avionics services that utilize open architectures to provide low-risk, affordable upgrades for post-production aircraft (utilized for the F-22, E-3 AWACS, AH-64D Apache Longbow, and Boeing commercial airliners such as the 737 Next-Generation series)
  • Avionics modernization for the C-130
  • Development of a digital cockpit suite for the T-38 Talon and over 500 Air Force trainers -- extending service life of the T-38 beyond the year 2020, improving reliability, and making the transition to current and next-generation fighter/bomber aircraft more efficient
  • Common software upgrades and maintenance for the C-130 Hercules and C-17 Globemaster III fleets
  • Design and modification capabilities applied to new aircraft variants, such as the KC-767 tanker
  • Digital avionics, weapons management, and additional upgrades to the Royal Australian Air Force's fleet of F-111 aircraft -- including the design, development, production, operation, and maintenance of a variety of additional aircraft and weapon systems


As a result of utilizing Boeing's maintenance, modification, and upgrade services, the service life of some aircraft has exceeded 60 years.

Training Systems and Government Services

Boeing provides a full range of training capabilities and customer-focused solutions to directly enable mission readiness including:

  • Aircrew and maintenance training devices
  • Mission planning systems
  • Fully integrated training systems
  • Training management services
  • Classroom instruction, courseware and logistics support
  • Infrastructure and range services
  • Logistics command and control (logC2)

Worldwide, the Boeing Training Systems and Government Services division has more than 2,800 employees dedicated to delivering cutting-edge training solutions, custom software development and engineering and technical services. Our years of expertise, global infrastructure, research facilities and customer knowledge help ensure the very highest levels of readiness for our customers.

For more information, read the Training Systems and Government Services Overview