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Matt Desch: Iridium’s Aviation Connectivity Offering to Focus on Operational Services

Matt Desch: Iridium's Aviation Connectivity Offering to Focus on Operational Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch has said the company’s new Certus multi-service communications platform will focus on cockpit and operational services instead of cabin connectivity, Aviation Today reported Friday. Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2017, said at Iridium’s second-quarter earnings call that Certus is designed to offer a connection speed …

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L3 Gets FAA Supplemental Type Certificate for ‘Longsword’ Digital Avionics, Cockpit

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

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 …

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Northrop Helps Army Test-Fly Upgraded Black Hawk Helicopter

Northrop Helps Army Test-Fly Upgraded Black Hawk Helicopter - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Northrop Grumman has collaborated with the U.S. Army and Redstone Defense Systems to conduct the first test flight of a UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter equipped with a digitized cockpit. Northrop said Monday it supplied the Integrated Avionics Suite for the UH-60V modernization program, which seeks to replace the older analog gauges of the Army’s UH-60L Black Hawk fleet …

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Iridium Unveils New Aviation Broadband Connectivity Product, Services Suite

Iridium Unveils New Aviation Broadband Connectivity Product, Services Suite - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Iridium has unveiled its new suite of aviation broadband connectivity products and services that will work to provide global data communications for business and general aviation users. The company said Monday the Iridium Certus service portfolio features a variety of products from four avionics manufacturers. Iridium Certus is designed to utilize …

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Rockwell Collins Hands Cockpit Video Platform to US Army; Troy Brunk Comments

Rockwell Collins Hands Cockpit Video Platform to US Army; Troy Brunk Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Rockwell Collins has given the U.S. Army a platform the company built to help helicopter pilots access and view drone-derived videos on their cockpits. The Secure Real Time Video system will work to support the service branch's manned-unmanned teaming activities, Rockwell Collins said Monday. “Giving Army pilots access to real-time video streams in …

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