A software-based fusion tool aims to ease the problem of tactical information overload by collecting and parsing incoming data, sending just the right types of intelligence to users in real time. The system represents this data graphically on a single screen, superimposing it over satellite and 3-D map imagery showing friendly and known enemy unit locations.
Unmanned aircraft system operators from 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, launched a Shadow® Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (TUAS) from Sabre Army Airfield on Oct. 4. After two years in the making, this was the first time a Shadow TUAS was launched from Sabre.
At this year’s Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting, Textron Systems Unmanned Systems announced the launch of its new family of command-and-control system technologies, Synturian™. Synturian uses a common interface to bring multiple different unmanned platforms together across multiple domains so operators can better collaborate and disseminate information.
At this year’s Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting, Textron Systems Unmanned Systems displayed the Aerosonde™ HQ for the first time. The Aerosonde HQ combines the vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) capabilities of a multi-rotor platform with the efficiency and speed of the Aerosonde Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS).
Textron Systems Unmanned Systems revealed a new rifle at this year’s Modern Day Marine conference. The new rifle uses a 6.5mm polymer-cased telescoped bullet, which offers considerable savings in weight.
Textron Systems Marine & Land Systems is nearing completion of its first two new, high-tech Ship-to-Shore Connectors (SSC). The new SSCs, which are expected for delivery in 2017, will be able to access more than 70 percent of the shoreline across the world.
Defence IQ interviews Textron Systems Marine & Land Systems Vice President of Business Development Jonathan Dalrymple about how the company is tackling the Eastern European armored vehicles market.