Tag Archives: future airborne capability environment

Northrop Helps Army Test-Fly Upgraded Black Hawk Helicopter

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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Rockwell Collins Missionized Flight Mgmt Software Gets FACE Consortium Verification

Rockwell Collins‘ missionized flight management software has received a Future Airborne Capability Environment verification statement from the FACE Consortium. The company said Tuesday the MFMS-1000 reusable software was developed to provide full civil airspace interoperability and help customers on mission planning. Troy Brunk, Rockwell Collins vice president and general manager of airborne solutions, …

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Rockwell Collins to Demo Flight Mgmt Software Under NAVAIR Contract; Troy Brunk Comments

Rockwell Collins has secured a contract to develop a set of interfaces intended to help the Naval Air Systems Command meet future Required Navigation Performance Area Navigation requirements and comply with the Future Airborne Capability Environment technical standard. The company will demonstrate its Flight Management System software offering on military …

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General Dynamics Updates Mission Computer Software in US Navy Harrier Aircraft; Carlo Zaffanella Comments

General Dynamics Mission Systems has completed the third software update to mission computers in AV-8B Harrier II ground-attack aircraft for the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command. The software upgrade is based on the Future Airborne Capability Environment Technical Standard, which aims to improve software interoperability and portability and lessen lifecycle costs across the …

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General Dynamics, RTI Help Army Develop Open Framework for UAS GCS; David Barnett Comments

The U.S. Army has been developing an open architecture for military drone ground control stations in collaboration with software company Real-Time Innovations and General Dynamics‘ advanced information systems business. RTI said Wednesday the framework supports the Future Airborne Capability Environment program that aims to help the government and industry boost …

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