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July 21, 2022
On July 19, Textron Systems’ Electronic Systems team held an A2PATS® user group meeting at their Hunt Valley, Maryland, offices. This annual event had been put on hold for the past two years, and the team was happy to hold the meeting once again in person and gather with users from across the world. “We’re pleased to welcome back our customers and to bring in our new customers. We love being able to interact with them and are proud of what we were able to accomplish during the conference,” said Mike Paturzo, Vice President of Global Sales and Strategy for Electronic Systems. “The biggest benefit is that we’re able to have that face time with our customers to talk through what they’re using the system for and the challenges we can help solve.”
July 21, 2022
With innovation in mind, Textron Systems Corporation and Ansys are working together in a way that leverages Textron Systems’ longstanding experience in thermal protection systems materials technology and simulation. The collaboration allows for modeling of complex analyses of hypersonic applications and the varied vehicle behaviors that occur under different design conditions.
July 20, 2022
Textron Systems' Ship to Shore Connectors, LCAC 103 and 104, have received a Lift of Opportunity (LOO) aboard the US Navy's newest LPD, USS Fort Lauderdale, to their homeport in Little Creek, Virginia. The craft will remain aboard the LPD until after its commissioning and will eventually be delivered to Assault Craft Unit 4 in Little Creek, Virginia, LCAC 103 and 104 will undergo final post-delivery tests before introduction into the fleet in support of the Navy and Marine Corps' maritime missions. The 100-class LCAC provides essential agility, delivering equipment, supplies, and vehicles from ships to the beach in support of a wide range of mission sets from amphibious assault to humanitarian efforts. Textron Systems is proud to support the US Navy with our Ship to Shore Connectors. To learn more about this transport, click here.
July 19, 2022
Earlier this year, Textron Systems’ Veterans Network Employee Resource Group hosted a raffle at our facilities in Slidell, Louisiana. By purchasing a ticket, employees could enter for a chance to be randomly selected to highlight a military hero through the local Hometown Heroes Banner Program. Five heroes were selected.
July 14, 2022
Backed by Textron Systems’ strong manufacturing history, Team Lynx is poised to deliver an elite, advanced Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) to the U.S. Army that provides overmatch today and tomorrow.
July 7, 2022
Meet Ruben Hernandez! He is one of the production supervisors for Land Systems in Slidell, Louisiana. For 11 and a half years, Ruben has worked on a great deal of our products, most notably, the Ripsaw® M5 robotic vehicle, the Cottonmouth™ amphibious vehicle and the reset and spares programs for all our Commando® vehicles. Ruben is from Covington, Louisiana, and is currently working on the Cottonmouth prototype build that will be sent to our customer for test and evaluation this year.
July 5, 2022
In late May, Textron Systems supported the U.S. Army at the Experimental Demonstration Gateway Exercise 2022 (EDGE 22), a risk mitigation event focused on assessing new tactics and evaluating new technologies and architectures. EDGE 22 is held in advance of the annual Project Convergence event, a sensor-to-shooter experiment focused on testing multi-domain operation capabilities and enhanced sustainment, held later this year.
June 21, 2022
In a commitment to advancing products to keep pace with current and future threats, Textron Systems is collaborating with the Horstman Group to enhance the M5 Robotic Vehicle – Medium (RV-M) – with the HydroCore® suspension product.
June 7, 2022
Newport News, VA — June 7, 2022 — Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC), part of the Textron Systems segment of Textron Inc (NYSE:TXT), announced today that it has been awarded the 2021 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) William “Bill” O’Brien Diamond Award of Excellence. The award recognizes exemplary dedication to the advancement of aviation safety and a commitment to continuous training within the company.
June 3, 2022
HUNT VALLEY, MD/June 2, 2022 – Textron Systems Corporation, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today that it has been awarded a contract valued up to $18.3 million including all options by the U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to provide continued UAS operations support for the USS Hershel “Woody” Williams, designated ESB-4. The one-year base contract includes two 12-month options and two six-month options, for a total potential performance period of four years. The company was originally selected to support the ESB-4 in 2018.