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  • L3Harris Adding New ISR Aircraft Production Line in Oklahoma - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3Harris Adding New ISR Aircraft Production Line in Oklahoma

    L3Harris Technologies will add a new production line in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to meet increasing military needs for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft. The company said Friday it will ramp up its production capacity to deliver the AT-802U Sky Warden aircraft under an anticipated contract award from the U.S. Special Operations Command’s Armed Overwatch Program. A […] More

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    L3Harris, Air Tractor Partner to Build Aircraft Offering for ISR Strike Missions

    L3Harris Technologies and Air Tractor have teamed up to produce an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance strike system intended to function in austere environments. The AT-802U Sky Warden is an integrated package of Air Tractor’s AT-802, a single-engine aircraft offering a large payload capacity, and the L3Harris’ sensors and ISR system supported by its extensive experience in combat and attack missions, the companies said in its announcement Thursday.

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  • L3-Air Tractor Partnership Offers ISR Aircraft Compatibility With BAE Sensor Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3-Air Tractor Partnership Offers ISR Aircraft Compatibility With BAE Sensor Tech

    Air Tractor and L3 Technologies have updated a joint intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and light strike aircraft offering to support compatibility with a suite of BAE System-built sensors. The AT-802L Longsword platform can now accommodate BAE’s COBRA signals intelligence and electronic warfare sensor technologies on a wing station pod or in an inboard system, L3 said Monday. BAE designed COBRA […] More

  • USAF Advances Textron, Sierra Nevada/Embraer Offerings to 2nd Light Attack Experimentation Phase - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    USAF Advances Textron, Sierra Nevada/Embraer Offerings to 2nd Light Attack Experimentation Phase

    The U.S. Air Force has announced plans to further test non-developmental aircraft offerings from Textron Aviation and the Sierra Nevada–Embraer team through the second phase of the Light Attack Experiment program. The service branch said Friday it will continue to experiment with Textron’s AT-6 Wolverine as well as Sierra Nevada and Embraer’s A-29 Super Tucano at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona from May to […] More

  • Industry Teams Monitor Potential SOCOM Light Attack Aircraft Buy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Industry Teams Monitor Potential SOCOM Light Attack Aircraft Buy

    Industry participants in the U.S. Air Force‘s OA-X light attack aircraft demonstration are eyeing a separate opportunity to sell light attack planes to the U.S. Special Operations Command, Defense News reported. The Air Force released a presolicitation notice on FedBizOpps in July to gain industry feedback on “platform-agnostic” light attack aircraft technologies that can address the needs […] More

  • L3-Air Tractor Team to Join USAF Light Attack Aircraft Demo - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3-Air Tractor Team to Join USAF Light Attack Aircraft Demo

    A team of L3 Technologies and Air Tractor will bring their light-attack aircraft to Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico to participate in the U.S. Air Force's OA-X demonstration, DoD Buzz reported Monday. The companies will demonstrate their AT-802L Longsword aircraft through a two-day flight test that will kick off on Aug. 8. AT-802L […] More

  • L3 Gets FAA Supplemental Type Certificate for 'Longsword' Digital Avionics, Cockpit - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3 Gets FAA Supplemental Type Certificate for ‘Longsword’ Digital Avionics, Cockpit

    The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a supplemental type certificate to L3 Technologies‘ modified digital avionics and cockpit for the AT-802L Longsword aircraft. The certification allows L3 to equip the missionized aircraft with a cockpit that consists of a Garmin G600 glass panel system, air data computer, attitude/heading reference system, digital intercommunication system, dual-screen displays and the Electronic Standby Instrument System, said Thursday. […] More

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