ATAC Selected as Provider of Mission-Representative JTAC Training for Naval TACT Program

May 1, 2019 – Textron Airborne Solutions, a business of Textron Inc., today announced its Airborne Tactical Advantage Company subsidiary (ATAC) has been selected as a provider of contracted air services under the U.S. Navy’s Terminal Attack Controller Trainer (TACT) program. Training provided under the IDIQ contract will be led by ATAC and includes a team comprising Textron Aviation Defense and Valkyrie Defense, LLC’s family of companies. They will deliver contracted live-air training to Forward Air Controllers (FACs), Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs), and Forward Air Controllers (Airborne) on ATAC’s…

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US Navy Contract Announcements September 21, 2018

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Linthicum Heights, Maryland, is awarded $64,800,000 for firm-fixed-price delivery order N0001918F2470 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0026). This delivery order provides for the low rate initial production 3 initial spares operational requirement to support organizational level maintenance for the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System Multi-Function Active Sensor (MFAS). The initial spares requirement consists of six antenna group assemblies, six wideband receivers/exciters, ten radar signal processors (RSP), two antenna drive electronics and two RSP external power supplies for the MFAS. Work will be performed in…

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Textron Businesses Will Exhibit a Large Array of Products at the Farnborough International Airshow

July 11, 2018 – Bell Helicopter, Textron Aviation Inc., Textron Aviation Defense LLC, Textron Systems, Textron Airborne Solutions and TRU Simulation + Training, all businesses of Textron Inc., will showcase a vast product portfolio at the Farnborough International Airshow—one of the leading aerospace events in the world. The show takes place July 16-22, and Textron will display at the Textron Chalet L2. Textron businesses will exhibit a large array of products at the Farnborough International Airshow, July 16-22. “Our businesses will show a great range of products at Farnborough, reflecting our strong commitment to product development…

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New Advanced Vertical Lift Center Showcases Bell’s Innovative Flight Solutions

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, opened its new Advanced Vertical Lift Center (AVLC) May 23rd in the Washington, D.C. metro area. This office provides a unique setting for Bell’s military customers, partners and policy makers to interact with technology that is defining the future of vertical lift (FVL). Bell is increasing its presence in the region to offer opportunities for leaders to understand how advanced aviation technology such as the V-280 Valor can meet the urgent needs of the warfighter. “We have a long-standing history of forward thinking, and…

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US Navy Contract Announcements March 26, 2018

Harris Corp., Clifton, New Jersey, is being awarded $24,503,472 for modification P00003 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-17-C-0090) to exercise an option to procure 14 full-rate production lot 15 Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures AN/ALQ-214 A(V)4/5 onboard jammer systems in support of the Advanced Tactical Aircraft Protection Systems Program Office for the government of Kuwait.  Work will be performed in Clifton, New Jersey (59 percent); San Jose, California (14 percent); San Diego, California (7 percent); Rancho Cordova, California (5 percent); Mountain View, California (3 percent); and various locations within the…

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US Navy Contract Announcements October 30, 2017

AT&T Mobility National Accounts LLC, doing business as AT&T Mobility, Hanover, Maryland (N00244-18-D-0001); T-Mobile, Bellevue, Washington (N00244-18-D-0002); and Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge, New Jersey (N00244-18-D-0003), are being awarded an estimated $198,700,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract for wireless services and devices in support of the Navy, Marine Corps, Army, Air Force, other Department of Defense agencies, and federal agencies. The contract will include a one-year base period and four one-year option periods which if exercised, the total value of this contract will be $993,500,000. Work will be…

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U.S. Navy Awards Textron Systems for Two Common Unmanned Surface Vehicles (CUSV™)

April 3, 2017 — Textron Systems Unmanned Systems, a business of Textron Inc., announced today that it has received a $14.8 million contract to provide two additional fourth-generation CUSV™ vehicles for the U.S. Navy’s Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS) program. The U.S. Navy intends to use these two CUSV systems as part of their comprehensive Mine Counter Measure Unmanned Surface Vehicle (MCM USV) mission, which includes mine-hunting and potentially mine-neutralization, as well as mine-sweeping. “The Navy is excited to continue to work with its industry partner, Textron Systems Unmanned Systems,…

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