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Textron’s Bell Subsidiary Opens Wichita Facility to Support Aerospace Programs

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Bell has opened an office in Wichita, Kan., that will house the Textron subsidiary's corporate, manufacturing, supply chain and engineering functions and programs that support aerospace customers. The new facility is part of an investment to grow Bell operations after the U.S. Army selected the aircraft manufacturer to participate in two of the service branch's modernization programs, Textron said Thursday.

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Textron CEO Scott Donnelly Expects Navy Ship-to-Shore Connector Contract Award by Year’s End

Scott Donnelly, CEO of Textron, said the company is halfway done with builder's trials of the Ship-to-Shore Connector platform it developed for the U.S. Navy and expects to receive a contract by the end of the year to commence production of the air cushion vehicle, USNI News reported Thursday. Textron won the SSC design and construction project in 2012. Both parties are in discussions about moving the program from the development phase to the manufacturing stage.

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Textron, Army Test Updated Shadow UAS Configuration

Textron has finished test flights of a newly configured multimission unmanned aircraft system slated to join the U.S. Army fleet sometime in 2020, Aviation International News reported Monday. Shadow's Block III tests occurred at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico over a five-week period. The configuration includes a new engine, an updated video payload from L3 Technologies' Wescam business and advanced communications technology.

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