Press Releases

November 4 2013
Hunt Valley, MD - November 04, 2013 - AAI Test & Training, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a $1.6 million award from the U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division at Lakehurst, N.J., to provide ABE systems for the Royal Australian Navy's MH-60R Seahawk helicopters. Deliveries are expected to take place throughout 2014. ABE is a gy...
October 25 2013
Easy-to-Install Upgrade Kit Provides "Forward/Backward" Compatibility to Proven System HUNT VALLEY, Md. - OCTOBER 25, 2013 - AAI Test & Training, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the next generation of its proven Joint Services Electronic Combat Systems Tester (JSECST) end-to-end system. JSECST is being exhibited starting October 27 at B...
October 25 2013
HUNT VALLEY, Md. - October 25, 2013 - AAI Test & Training, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has purchased the company's Advanced Architecture Phase Amplitude and Time Simulator (A2PATS) Single-Cabinet System for delivery to GTRI in Atlanta. Supporting GTRI's end-to-end approach to electroni...
October 22 2013
WASHINGTON/AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition - OCTOBER 22, 2013 - Textron Marine & Land Systems (TM&LS), an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today introduced the latest vehicle in its COMMANDO™ four-wheeled armored vehicle line-up during the AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition (AUSA 2013) in Washington. The new COMMANDO Select 90mm Direct Fire ve...
October 15 2013
Redesigned graphical interface and workflow toolsets provide greater customization and ease-of-use Sterling, VA - October 15, 2013 - Overwatch Geospatial Solutions, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the release of its RemoteViewTM 4 geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) software, offering a slate of new features and capabilities that provide analy...
August 22 2013
New Orleans, LA - August 22, 2013 - Textron Marine & Land Systems (TM&LS), an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a $31.6 million contract award from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) to provide 28 COMMANDO™ Advanced Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs), with 40mm/.50 cal remote turrets, to the Colombian Army (...
August 7 2013
OTTAWA, ON - August 7, 2013 - Textron Systems Canada Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced that Textron Marine & Land Systems (TM&LS) has completed and shipped four pre-production Canadian Forces Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicles (TAPV) to locations in the United States and Canada for a series of testing and training activities. The Textron TAPV Team, led by Textron Sys...
August 6 2013
U.S. Army to Validate Ammunition during Dismounted Non-Networked Experiment Hunt Valley, MD - August 6, 2013 - AAI's Lightweight Small Arms Technologies (LSAT) team, part of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it has been awarded a $2.05 million contract through the Department of Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium to further innovate both its caseless and cased...
August 5 2013
SLIDELL, La. - AUGUST 1, 2013 - Textron Marine & Land Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today presented the Slidell Police Department with the Tiger Light Protected Vehicle it donated last month to the City of Slidell. Textron Marine & Land Systems (TM&LS) Senior Vice President and General Manager Tom Walmsley gave the keys to the armore...
July 2 2013
New Orleans, LA - JULY 2, 2013 - Textron Marine & Land Systems (TM&LS), an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that it has been awarded a $3.29 million firm-fixed price contract from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command for work on the Modernized Expanded Capacity Vehicle Survivability (MECV-S) system. TM&LS is teaming w...
June 27 2013
Contract Addresses Wide Range of Support to Afghanistan National Army's Armored Vehicle Program New Orleans, LA - June 27, 2012 - Textron Marine & Land Systems (TM&LS), an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., has awarded the company a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification to continu...
May 16 2013
Sterling, Va. - MAY 16, 2013 - Overwatch, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the release of version 3.2.3 of its RemoteView™ geospatial analysis software, providing imagery and geospatial intelligence analysts improved handling of large data sets and access to Overwatch's valuable GeoCatalog Workgroup extension. The leading geospatial an...
April 16 2013
Sterling, VA - April 16, 2013 - Overwatch, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the latest release of its ELT® geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) software, featuring a new intuitive and customizable user interface. ELT, which fuses image processing functionality with geographic information systems support, is used by analysts for military inte...
April 10 2013
Holistic Approach to Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Service Cited AAAA Annual Professional Forum and Exposition/Fort Worth, Texas - APRIL 10, 2013 - AAI Logistics & Technical Services and AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems, operating units of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that they have been awarded Frost & Sullivan's 2012 North American Customer Service Le...
April 8 2013
Recent Award Enables Comprehensive Training Regimen for Operators and Maintainers Hunt Valley, MD - April 8, 2013 - AAI Logistics & Technical Services, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that the company is set to welcome its first Australian Army trainees starting in May for Shadow Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (TUAS) operations and m...
April 8 2013
Order Follows Recent Program of Record Designation Hunt Valley, Md. - April 8, 2013 - AAI Test & Training, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a task order from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO-STRI) for 52 Man-Portable Aircraft Survivability Trainer (MAST) systems, including productio...
March 18 2013
New Orleans, LA - March 18, 2013 - Textron Marine & Land Systems (TM&LS), an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a $5.5 million contract award from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) to provide 12 armored turrets, technical support services, vehicle repairs and spare parts for the Colombian Army's (COLAR) Armored P...
March 14 2013
Wilmington, Mass - March 14, 2013 - Textron Defense Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today its MicroObserver® Unattended Ground Sensor (UGS) system has been named "Best Outdoor/Ground Sensor" by GSN: Government Security News as part of the publication's inaugural Border Security Awards program. MicroObserver earned the top honor, a Pl...
March 12 2013
Software Developer's Use of CMMI processes contribute to delivery of top-quality, high-performances products Austin, TX - March 12, 2013 - Overwatch, a strategic business of Textron Systems Advanced Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that it has been appraised at Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI®) Maturity Level 5 by th...
March 7 2013
New award brings MSFV orders for Afghanistan to 634 vehicles New Orleans, LA - March 7, 2013 - Textron Marine & Land Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that it has been awarded a $113.4 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., to produce an additional 135 Mobile Strike Force Vehicles...
February 18 2013
IDEX 2013 – Abu Dhabi – February 17, 2013 -Textron Marine & Land Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today introduced the addition of two vehicles to its COMMANDO™ family of vehicles at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2013). The new COMMANDO Select Mortar Vehicle and COMMANDO Utility Baserunner are being...
February 14 2013
Award Follows 55 Months of 100-Percent Availability on Current Program Hunt Valley, MD - February 14, 2013 - AAI Logistics & Technical Services, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that it has been selected by Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support in Philadelphia, Pa., to deliver PBL support for the EA-6B Prowler, E2C Hawkeye,...
February 11 2013
Software loads and displays data files containing more than a billion points of light Austin, TX - February 11, 2013 - Overwatch, a strategic business of Textron Systems Advanced Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the release of version 5.1 of its LIDAR Analyst® software. The premier software for managing LIDAR (Light Detection an...
January 24 2013
London, ON — January 24, 2013 - Textron Systems Canada Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, Rheinmetall Canada Inc., and Kongsberg Protech Systems (KPS) Canada today announced a $100 million CAD contract for work to be performed by KPS Canada on the Canadian Forces Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) project. This is a sub-contract within the $205 million CAD contract between Textro...