U.S. Marines conducted a pre-deployment amphibious assault exercise at Marine Corps Base Camp in Pendleton. For the exercise, amphibious assault vehicles (AAVs) stormed Red Beach from the USS San Diego, followed by Textron Systems’ Landing Craft, Air-Cushioned (LCAC) hovercraft carrying Marines and equipment.
The U.S. Army’s 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team conducted live fire training in preparation for upcoming exercises with Ukrainian and Romanian forces as part of Exercise Combined Resolve. As part of the training, Textron Systems’ Shadow® Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems provided surveillance.
Textron Systems plans to demonstrate its new Aerosonde™ HQ off of a Navy Vessel for the first time in mid-2017. The Aerosonde HQ is a vertical takeoff and landing variant of its Aerosonde Small Unmanned Aircraft System.
In a video, the CBS Evening News features Textron Systems’ Shadow® Unmanned Aircraft System. The segment focuses on an U.S. Army platoon that has been using the Shadow to both survey and target ISIS’ positions in Mosul.
Textron Systems’ new family of next generation command and control products, Synturian™, allows operators to control multiple unmanned vehicles on a single display screen and connect platforms across domains.
The U.S. Navy awarded Textron Systems a $14.8 million contract to supply an unmanned influence sweep countermeasure mine system for deployment from Littoral Combat Ships (LCS). The system will satisfy the Navy’s need for a rapid, wide-area coverage mine clearance capability.