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May 26, 2022
For several years, the Leadership Slidell Northshore Alumni Association and local Slidell, Louisiana business partners have been sponsoring a program called Hometown Heroes. This program recognizes heroes who honorably served or are currently serving in the United States military.
April 4, 2022
HUNT VALLEY, MD/ April 4, 2022 – Textron Systems Corporation, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the successful first flight and maritime integration of the Aerosonde® Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) on a U.S. Navy Guided Missile Destroyer (DDG). The integration follows a September 2021 award by the U.S. Navy of a multi-year Aerosonde task order for maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) services aboard two DDGs. The success of this first flight emphasizes the system’s ability to offer a mature, reliable aircraft to support the types of ship-based missions being performed now, all within a small aviation footprint in a higher sea state environment. Built with maritime missions in mind, the Aerosonde platform offers multi-mission capability and, with over 550,000 flight hours, proven reliability and performance. Integrated into the ship’s combat systems, the Aerosonde is equipped to deliver day/night full-motion video, wide area
March 31, 2022
The month of March is known across the world as Women’s History Month. It’s a time to celebrate the accomplishments and strides that women have made to leave their mark on the world. More importantly, it’s a time for us to reflect on how we can continue to #BreaktheBias within our facilities.
March 25, 2022
Aerosonde® UAS and RS2-H1 Vehicles Establish Multi-Domain Capability in GPS-Denied Environment HUNT VALLEY, MD/March 25, 2022 – Textron Systems Corporation, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today its participation in the U.S. Army Futures Command Cyber Quest 2022 at Ft. Gordon, GA from March 14-18, where the company’s unmanned air and ground systems demonstrated cross-domain interoperability. During the event, Textron Systems’ Aerosonde® Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) demonstrated its ability to detect electronic targets using onboard payloads and cameras and then pass cues to our RS2-H1 robotic land vehicle without reliance on GPS. This interoperability further supports the Army’s emerging technology requirements for modular multi-domain operations. “This unique teaming of autonomous air and land vehicles highlights Textron Systems’ ability to support a variety of teaming scenarios in the multi-domain battlespace,” says Wayne Prender, Senior Vice President of Air
March 24, 2022
Textron Systems’ Ship-to-Shore Connector (SSC) is the next generation of the Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), providing a modernized means to reach and move personnel and materials across geographically dispersed areas. The SSC is an extremely capable and versatile craft - able to deliver bulk cargo and 130 personnel from United States Navy (USN) well-deck assault ships to challenging shorelines.
March 1, 2022
On February 20 and March 1, employees and their families represented Textron Systems in the Krewe of Dionysus parade in Slidell, Louisiana, by walking, tossing beads and trinkets, and helping us grow our workforce while spreading Mardi Gras cheer and Textron Systems spirit.
February 28, 2022
As a company with employees spread across the globe, our goal is to bring together a team of bold thinkers and capture their diversity of thought, perspective and understanding. Textron Systems values employee experience and works to empower them through on-the-job growth, inclusive culture and continuous conversations that aide in accelerating careers.
February 3, 2022
Every year, the work of STEM professionals is honored at the Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA) STEM Conference. This year, we’re proud to share that Brandon Samuels, Electrical Engineering Manager, has been awarded a Modern-Day Technology Leader Award. His work will be recognized on Feb. 18 during the Technology Recognition Event.
December 22, 2021
Over the course of the year, the Textron Systems family has come together, on multiple occasions, to support our communities and several causes. Together, our team has donated time, food, supplies, clothing and more than $150,000 to help those in need.
November 16, 2021
There’s a motto that runs strong within our team—we are One Textron Systems. On Aug. 29, Hurricane Ida made landfall on the southern coast of Louisiana. Many of our colleagues were impacted by power outages, evacuations and damage to their homes, and some of our facilities were also affected.