Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Topic: Textron Systems

U.S. Air Force receives its first AT-6E Wolverine light attack aircraft

The U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center announced that a new aircraft entered the Air Force fleet. On Wednesday, the center press release said that Air Force...

U.S. Army orders $66 million worth of latest-generation Shadow drones

Textron Systems Corporation, part of the Textron group, received a $66 million contract from the U.S. Army for the production of the latest-generation Shadow unmanned aerial vehicle...

Textron Systems continue CUSV unmanned surface ship tests

Textron Systems, a unit of Textron, announced that it is currently performing a series of tests on its unmanned surface ship, called the Common Unmanned Surface Vessel. "While...

U.S. Navy awards contract to ATAC for fighter jet training support

Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) that specializes in providing a professional, solid, adversary air presentation, announced Monday that it has been selected to continue to provide the...

Textron Systems’ Aerosonde drone fleet surpasses 500000 flight hours milestone

Textron Systems has announced that the overall Aerosonde small Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) fleet has achieved 500,000 flight hours across global operations. "We are proud to achieve 500,000+...

Textron Systems shows off Army’s newest infantry rifles

U.S. defense contractor Textron Systems, part of American conglomerate Textron, has shown two versions of the new squad automatic rifle developed under the Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) program. The NGSW...

Textron teams with German Rheinmetall to develop new infantry combat vehicle

Last week, Textron Systems has announced that it is teaming with American Rheinmetall Vehicles, a subsidiary of Germany-based Rheinmetall Defence, to support the U.S. Army’s Optionally Manned...

Textron Systems, Shield AI will integrate AI technology into unmanned systems

Textron Systems, an aerospace and defense development and manufacturing unit of the Textron conglomerate, has announced that it will cooperate with Shield AI in support of advanced, multi-domain...

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