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Fury Guided Weapon Completes Developmental Testing

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Unmanned Peacekeepers Over Africa

September 5, 2016 by · Comment
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Canada’s New Armored Cubs Gear Up at Gagetown

August 23, 2016 by · Comment
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TAPV undergoing rigorous field testing prior to delivery to the Canadian Forces in 2016. Photo; Textron SystemsFollowing rigorous testing and delays that lasted almost two years, Canada is renewing its battlefield reconnaissance and tactical armored vehicle fleet, with the first shipment of Tactical Armored Patrol Vehicles (TAPV) this month.
              

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Textron Systems to Supply SCTV Armored Vehicles to Ukraine

January 26, 2016 by · Comment
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With the SCTV modification the vehicle is heavier but also more protected and more maneuverable than an up-armored HMMWV. Photo: Textron SystemsTextron Systems announced today the first export sale of its SCTV (Survivable Combat Tactical Vehicle) to the Ukraine. In 2015 the US Government has agreed to deliver Ukraine 200 HMMWVs from US military surplus; Some of these vehicles will be converted by Ukroboronprom into SCTV, using Textron delivered kits.
              

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Overwatch and Azos AI Collaborate to Develop and Market Information Assurance Products

May 16, 2011 by · Comment
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AUSTIN, Texas & HAYMARKET, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Overwatch, an operating unit of Textron Systems, and Azos AI, LLC, today announced that the two companies have entered into an agreement to jointly bring to market CogDat™ technology and services.



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Textron Marine & Land Systems Launches Motor Lifeboats for Mexican Navy

January 24, 2011 by · Comment
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NEW ORLEANS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Textron Marine & Land Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced the acceptance of the sixth Motor Lifeboat (MLB) contracted by the Mexican Navy. The first five of the contracted MLBs have been delivered to Mexico with the sixth craft scheduled for delivery to Mexico in the first quarter of 2011. The Mexican Ministry of the Navy contracted with Textron Marine & Land Systems in 2008 to build the MLBs mod



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Kevin J. Cosgriff Joins Textron Systems as Senior Vice President of International Business and Government

September 7, 2010 by · Comment
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WILMINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kevin J. Cosgriff, retired Vice Admiral of the U.S. Navy, has joined Textron Systems as senior vice president, International Business and Government, and senior advisor on U.S. Military Services.



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Textron Marine & Land Systems Awarded Contract Option for 73 Additional M1117 and M1200 Armored Vehicles

August 2, 2010 by · Comment
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NEW ORLEANS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Textron Marine & Land Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced a firm-fixed-price contract award from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) for additional M1117 Armored Security Vehicles (ASV) and M1200 Armored Knights. The award, valued at $49,808,772, exercises options for 52 M1117 ASVs, 21 M1200 Armored Knights, and 12 special tool sets with Textron Marine & Land Systems. Work



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Textron Marine & Land Systems and Aerostar Announce Teaming Agreement

December 31, 1969 by · Comment
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NEW ORLEANS & BACAU, Romania–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Textron Marine & Land Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Aerostar SA today announced a Teaming Agreement to jointly produce Textron Marine & Land Systems’ combat-proven Armored Security Vehicles (ASV) and Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) vehicles in anticipation of the Romanian Land Forces’ upgraded protection, survivability and mobility vehicle requirements. Textron Marine & Land System



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AAI to Develop Next-Generation Radio Frequency Test Equipment for U.S. Navy Aircraft

December 31, 1969 by · Comment
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HUNT VALLEY, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AAI Corporation, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that it has won a contract from Lockheed Martin to design and build the radio frequency (RF) components, also called mission equipment kits (MEKs), in the next–generation automatic test equipment for the U.S. Navy aircraft fleet. AAI is Lockheed Martin’s teammate and principal subcontractor for the electronic Consolidated Automated Support System (eCASS) p



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Textron Marine & Land Systems to Deliver 423 Additional Armored Security Vehicles to U.S. Army

December 31, 1969 by · Comment
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NEW ORLEANS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Textron Marine & Land Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced the signing of a new base contract award for the M1117 Armored Security Vehicle (ASV) and M1200 Armored Knight with the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM). The finalized contract includes an exercised option for 423 vehicles (327 M1117s and 96 M1200s) with provisions for future options of up to 272 more vehicles. These qua



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Saab Awards AAI $31.4 Million to Provide Combat-Proven Shadow® Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems for the Swedish Armed Forces

December 31, 1969 by · Comment
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HUNT VALLEY, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AAI Corporation, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that Sweden’s lead system integrator, Saab AB (publ), has selected AAI’s Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (TUAS) for use by the Swedish armed forces. As the winner of a competition conducted by Saab on behalf of the Swedish Ministry of Defence, AAI has contracted to provide two Shadow 200 systems and associated services under the $31.4 million



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Saab Awards AAI $31.4 Million to Provide Combat-Proven Shadow® Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems for the Swedish Armed Forces

December 31, 1969 by · Comment
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HUNT VALLEY, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AAI Corporation, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that Sweden’s lead system integrator, Saab AB (publ), has selected AAI’s Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (TUAS) for use by the Swedish armed forces. As the winner of a competition conducted by Saab on behalf of the Swedish Ministry of Defence, AAI has contracted to provide two Shadow 200 systems and associated services under the $31.4 million



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Textron Defense Systems’ Unattended Ground Sensors Enter Low-Rate Initial Production After Positive Milestone C Decision

December 31, 1969 by · Comment
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WILMINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Textron Defense Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that its Unattended Ground Sensors program has entered low-rate initial production (LRIP) as part of Increment 1 of the Brigade Combat Team Modernization (BCTM) program. This results from the BCTM program’s rigorous Milestone C review process and approval by the Defense Acquisition Board in December 2009, encompassing criteria including successful



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Textron Marine & Land Systems to Deliver 80 Armored Vehicles to Iraqi Federal Police

December 31, 1969 by · Comment
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NEW ORLEANS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Textron Marine & Land Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced it has been engaged to build 80 armored military vehicles for the Iraqi Ministry of Interior for use by the Iraqi Federal Police, to be contracted through the U.S. Army Foreign Military Sales (FMS) process. The total value of the procurement is approximately $94 million. Of the 80 vehicles, 72 will be configured as Armored Personnel Carriers (



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AAI Receives U.S. Air Force Award for Meteorological System Logistics and Technical Services

December 31, 1969 by · Comment
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HUNT VALLEY, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AAI Corporation, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that it has received a five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) award with a total potential value of $47.5 million from the U.S. Air Force 84th Combat Sustainment Wing, based at Hill Air Force Base in Utah. The first delivery order is valued at more than $5.2 million. Under this IDIQ contract, AAI’s Logistics & Technical Services team



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Italy Selects AAI’s Shadow® 200 Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System

December 31, 1969 by · Comment
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FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AAI Corporation, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that Italy’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) – Directorate of General Aeronautical Armament has selected AAI’s Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (TUAS) for the Italian Army. Under this 51 million euro ($64 million) award, Italy will purchase four Shadow TUAS for deployment alongside NATO forces. The Italian MoD’s competitive procurement fo



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