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  • Ashlyn Brodeur
    Textron Systems 124 Industry Lane Hunt Valley, MD 21030
    (978) 657-2020
    http://www.textronsystems.com
  • Quotes

    iCommand 2.0 enhances interactions and collaboration between mission commanders and tactical edge users for greater C2, operations intelligence data convergence and sensor/platform integration.
    Steve Overly, Textron Systems Advanced Information Solutions senior vice president and general manager
    The increased quality and productivity that we can deliver to the Navy – thanks in part to these systems – will not only save the program money but will also reduce on-the-job injuries. We are very pleased with IRCO’s contributions.
    Tom Walmsley, senior vice president and general manager, Textron Systems Marine & Land Systems
    The multi-million dollar technology investments we’ve made for the SSC program at our 600,000 square-foot shipyard are set to deliver important dividends to our Navy customer in terms of manufacturing efficiencies, productivity and quality.
    Tom Walmsley, senior vice president and general manager, Marine & Land Systems
    Our team has been the primary provider of visualization, analysis and interoperability capabilities to the DCGS-A program for nearly a decade, and we are using this experience to ensure Multi-INT Sensor Cloud can be seamlessly integrated into both tactical and strategic Army cloud architectures.
    Steve Overly, Textron Systems Advanced Information Solutions senior vice president and general manager
    “This process of safely integrating unmanned aircraft into the national airspace is going to lead to a thriving new industry in the United States.”
    Rose Mooney, executive director of MAAP
    “Textron Systems brings valuable experience gained through nearly a million flight hours across our unmanned platforms.
    Vice President, Small/Medium-Endurance UAS David Phillips of Textron Systems
    “We are excited to bring our vast maintenance training expertise, which has supported the U.S. military for decades, to Cessna and Beechcraft customers.
    Kyle Crooks, vice president and general manager of Mission and Maintenance Training for TRU Simulation + Training.
    “Our CUSV™ has more than 1,800 hours of in-water operation, and with the enhancements and multi-mission capabilities offered by our fourth-generation system, it will be a high-performance, reliable UISS platform for an evolving mission environment.”
    Bill Irby, senior vice president and general manager
    “Our customer values both the level of performance and protection offered by these vehicles, as well as the support and training services our team can provide throughout each vehicle’s life cycle.”
    Tom Walmsley, Marine & Land Systems senior vice president and general manager
    “We are very pleased to have been selected to contribute our FFS and related support services to advance Ansett’s growth and continuous improvement plans.”
    George Karam TRU Simulation + Training vice president and general manager, Air Transport Simulation
    “We selected TRU Simulation + Training’s A320 FFS X because of its unique value proposition; enabling us to significantly reduce the direct operating costs associated with use of full flight simulators.”
    David Garside Ansett Aviation Training CEO
    China Express Airlines is a fast growing regional operator, and as such it’s important for us to find ways to always better service our market and also identify the best training solution for our pilots. This state-of-the-art simulator will be the first of its type to be installed in the region, and we are proud to have selected TRU Simulation + Training to provide this important capability
    Wu Longjiang, president of China Express Airlines
    We’re gratified that China Express Airlines has placed it trust in our organization and sees the value we deliver with both our FFS X simulator and related support services. This contract is another example of how we are expanding our existing footprint in the Asia-Pacific region to enhance support to our roster of customers there.
    Vice President and General Manager, Air Transport Simulation, George Karam
    “This expansion will enhance flight training options available to CJ pilots worldwide as we open up our east coast location in the Tampa area. Soon they will be able to experience the same great training that previously was only available to ProFlight customers on the west coast.”
    Jim Takats, TRU Simulation + Training Inc. president and CEO
    “What we accomplished at Yuma Proving Ground further validates the effectiveness of this highly flexible weapon system.
    Weapon & Sensor Systems Senior Vice President and General Manager. Ian Walsh
    “Our company includes service as a trusted high fidelity rotorcraft simulation and training partner to the military for more than two decades. It’s exciting for our team to apply that expertise to the civil market by meeting the training needs of operators of this game-changing Bell Helicopter platform.”
    TRU Simulation + Training President and CEO Jim Takats
    “We are pleased to be collaborating with TRU in the development and production of the Bell 525 FFS. Their expertise in aviation simulation and training solutions is a perfect complement to Bell Helicopter’s own industry-leading training capabilities.”
    Eric Cardinali, executive vice president, Bell Helicopter Customer Support and Services
    “Fury provides users a cost-effective precision-strike capability that maximizes aircraft efficiency while maintaining platform effectiveness.”
    Ian Walsh, Textron Systems’ Weapon & Sensor Systems senior vice president and general manager.
    “Both Boeing and TRU are committed to offering high-fidelity training solutions to operators around the world, and our innovative technology and customers-first flexible approach help make us unique in working with aircraft manufacturers to support their customers.”
    George Karam, TRU Simulation + Training vice president and general manager, Air Transport Simulation.
    “We are pleased to have been selected by ATR to facilitate the set-up of this important Full Flight Simulator for the ATR-600 series in Latin America, and also to see it being embraced for training by a number of airlines operating in the region.”
    George Karam, TRU Simulation + Training vice president and general manager, Air Transport Simulation
    “This acquisition allows us to better leverage our manufacturing, product and service expertise to bring the best and most comprehensive pilot training to current and future Textron Aviation customers.”
    James Takats, TRU Simulation + Training Inc. president and CEO
    TRU Simulation + Training offers an exciting opportunity for Textron to be a major force in the rapidly growing market for providing pilot and aircrew simulation and training to both commercial and military customers.
    James Takats, TRU Simulation + Training Inc. President and CEO
    “By incorporating AXIS Pro’s capabilities into the decision-making process, commanders are empowered with relevant, socio-cultural information and knowledge with which to enhance their operational effectiveness.”
    Overwatch Intelligence Solutions Senior Vice President and General Manager Steve Overly
    “With a clear and accurate understanding of what’s happening on the battlefield, iCommand users are in a better position to make decisions more quickly.”
    Steve Overly, Overwatch Intelligence Solutions senior vice president and general manager
    “We’ve made the system user friendly to minimize training requirements and greatly reduce boresight time. The ABE system will provide the Royal Australian Navy the same trusted boresight solution as currently used by the U.S. Navy.”
    Steve Mensh
    “Designated the AN/USM-670A Electronic Systems Test Set by the U.S. government, the JSECST 670A upgrade resets the life-cycle clock on one of the most successful end-to-end military test systems of the modern age.”
    Steve Mensh, AAI Test & Training Senior VP and General Manager
    “This is the same architecture we are providing so successfully to Department of Defense EW centers of excellence for customers such as the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy.
    Steve Mensh, AAI Test and Training Senior VP and General Manager
    “Our new vehicles are a direct response to multiple international customers seeking additional firepower in highly-protected, mobile and sustainable armored vehicles.”
    Tom Walmsley, Textron Marine & Land Systems senior vice president and general manager
    “The 90mm Direct Fire vehicle uses our combat-proven COMMANDO Select platform and adds a trusted CMI Defence turret to deliver an effective package for a wide range of military and security applications.”
    Tom Walmsley, Textron Marine & Land Systems senior vice president and general manager
    “Our Colombian Army customer values the performance, operator protection and reliability they have experienced with our COMMANDO APCs’ during more than three years of demanding operations.”
    Tom Walmsley, Textron Marine & Land Systems Senior Vice President and General Manager
    The LSAT program team has made significant advances, and this is the next step toward delivering a scalable, affordable family of lightweight weapons and ammunition.
    AAI Program Manager Paul Shipley
    “Our TM&LS/Granite MECV-S solution would replace the current HMMWV crew compartment in a one-for-one exchange. It offers vehicle occupants an armored monocoque V-hull protective capsule and restores the vehicle’s tactical mobility with proven components.”
    TM&LS Senior Vice President and General Manager Tom Walmsley
    “Our customers, faced with growing volumes of intel data to process and analyze, can rely on the software’s stability, and the consistent delivery of integrated intelligence capabilities and fast, efficient workflows.”
    Jim Dolan, senior vice president and general manager of Overwatch Geospatial Solutions
    “Colombia’s APCs are performing exceptionally well in a variety of operational roles, while offering outstanding protection to COLAR soldiers.
    Textron Marine & Land Systems Senior Vice President and General Manager Tom Walmsley
    “This contract is an extension of our positive working relationship with the Colombian Ministry of Defence and Army leadership, and an example of our capability as a full-spectrum armored vehicle provider.
    Textron Marine & Land Systems Senior Vice President and General Manager Tom Walmsley
    “In addition to delivering cost-effective actionable intelligence, MicroObserver is easy for the user to operate, maintain and upgrade, making it one of the most effective tools available for land border protection.”
    Textron Defense Systems Vice President, Advanced Weapons & Sensors, Henry Finneral
    “Our CMMI Level 5 processes and practices contribute to delivery of top-quality, high-performances software solutions for our Department of Defense, government and commercial customers.”
    Overwatch Director of Operational Excellence Celeste Yeakley
    “These vehicles deliver a combination of lethality, survivability, mobility and sustainability crucial to the Army’s ability to effectively respond to security threats and maintain the peace.”
    Tom Walmsley, TM&LS senior vice president and general manager
    General Karimi said that the MSFV has been “significantly upgraded from the original design to make it more survivable in the IED environment.”
    General Sher Mohammad Karimi, chief of general staff of the Afghan National Army
    “A number of international militaries have expressed a need for a Mortar vehicle that combines indirect fire capabilities with outstanding mobility and protection.
    Tom Walmsley, TM&LS senior vice president and general manager
    “AAI Logistics & Technical Services has proudly served the U.S. Navy since 2005. During that time, we’ve delivered superb results with greater than 98 percent availability over the life of the contract, and 100 percent availability for the past 55 months straight. AAI Logistics & Technical Services’ PBL programs offer Department of Defense customers an opportunity to see immediate availability improvements for their legacy systems, with the affordability required in today’s budgetary climate.”
    Diane Giuliani, Senior Vice President and General Manager, AAI Logistics & Technical Services
    “We’ve taken our leading LIDAR data extraction product and added powerful 3D visualization capabilities that make the software an even more valuable resource for a wide range of military, commercial and government applications.”
    Overwatch Vice President of Geospatial Solutions Skip Maselli
    The crew and aircraft have really proven themselves in one of the harshest, least-forgiving environments possible for unmanned aircraft system operations.
    Dr. John Cassano
    “This is another tremendous milestone for the Shadow Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System. It continues to build on its reputation as the workhorse for Army UAS. The important thing to take away from this recent accomplishment is that 90 percent of the hours were flown in combat supporting the warfighter. This achievement was made possible by the hard work and commitment of many dedicated folks. We here at the Ground Maneuver Program Office are looking forward to the next 750,000 hours, and we have no doubt the RQ-7B Shadow will get there.”
    LTC Scott Anderson, Ground Maneuver Product Manager at the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office
    “This work is an example of the full-spectrum of support we offer our vehicle customers. On a daily basis we’re demonstrating capabilities as an end-to-end provider – from designing, testing and manufacturing MSFVs in the United States, to providing Afghanistan-based vehicle deprocessing, fielding, training, maintenance and logistics support to stand up a new force structure.”
    Textron Marine & Land Systems Senior Vice President and General Manager Tom Walmsley
    “Afghan soldiers are now able to actively participate in operations using these highly mobile and protected vehicles – a significant step toward Afghanistan’s goal of taking the reins of its own security and defense.”
    Textron Marine & Land Systems Senior Vice President and General Manager Tom Walmsley
    We believe that the BattleHawk Squad-Level Loitering Munition exhibits all of the attributes that the Army looks for in emerging technologies — effective performance, affordability, simple operation, minimal training and immediate applicability to warfighter needs. We have listened to our customer in designing and refining the system, and the results are self evident in the product’s performance during the recent demonstration. We continue development of the system with the end-user’s needs in mind.
    Senior Vice President and General Manager Ellen Lord, Textron Defense Systems
    Our courseware is developed specifically for maintainers, not just adapted from aircrew training. Over our many years of C-17 maintenance training experience, we’ve also modularized the courseware so we can tailor a training program for each customer’s requirements. The result is comprehensive, affordable and easy to implement, right off the shelf.
    Diane Giuliani – Senior Vice President and General Manager, AAI Logistics & Technical Services
    “We are excited that our grant program will provide numerous law enforcement and homeland security agencies with an advanced set of intelligence-led policing tools, which will enable each agency to improve their capabilities, even in light of shrinking budgets.”
    Don Hairston, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Textron Systems Advanced Systems