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  • BAE Tests Head-Up Display on 3 Aircraft Platforms - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Tests Head-Up Display on 3 Aircraft Platforms

    BAE Systems has conducted initial flight tests of its see-through head-up display that works to show flight information directly in a pilot’s line of sight without blocking views. The company said Tuesday its LiteHUD platform was flown aboard the U.S. Special Operations Command‘s AC-130J aircraft, the Textron-made Scorpion jet and BAE-built Advanced Hawk demonstrator aircraft. LiteHUD has […] More

  • BAE to Supply Head-Up Display for Textron AirLand Multimission Jet - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE to Supply Head-Up Display for Textron AirLand Multimission Jet

    A joint venture of Textron and AirLand Enterprises has selected BAE Systems to provide head-up displays for an aircraft platform designed for intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and strike missions. BAE said Monday the initial order of LiteHUD displays will support upcoming flight tests of the Textron AirLand-built Scorpion jet. LiteHUD is designed to facilitate situational awareness for pilots in day and […] More

  • Air Force Eyes Textron, Embraer, Leonardo-Finmeccanica Planes to Supplement A-10 Fleet - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Eyes Textron, Embraer, Leonardo-Finmeccanica Planes to Supplement A-10 Fleet

    The U.S. Air Force wants to test four aircraft platforms from Textron, Embraer and Leonardo-Finmeccanica in an effort to augment the service branch’s fleet of A-10 Warthogs, The Witchita Eagle reported Wednesday. Jerry Siebenmark writes the Air Force Strategic Development Planning and Experimentation office looks to conduct a 135-day test of Textron’s Scorpion jet and AT-6 Wolverine as […] More

  • Textron Subsidiary Conducts Weapons Exercise on Scorpion Jet - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Textron Subsidiary Conducts Weapons Exercise on Scorpion Jet

    A Textron subsidiary has deployed three types of weapon systems through its Scorpion jet as part of a weapons testing program that occurred Oct. 10-Oct. 14 at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The company said Wednesday its Textron AirLand arm worked with Naval Sea Systems Command and the 586th Flight Test Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base to test Scorpion's close air support function through […] More

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