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  • Textron Unit Tests Glide Munition Against Moving Targets in Arizona - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Textron Unit Tests Glide Munition Against Moving Targets in Arizona

    Textron‘s systems business has tested a lightweight precision guided glide munition against moving targets during a flight test at Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona. Textron said Monday that its weapon and sensor systems team recorded 23.8 flight hours for the Fury weapon between captive carriage, survey flights and weapon releases from unmanned aircraft systems. The company performed a […] More

  • Textron's Unmanned Systems Business Unveils Control & Collaboration Tech Product Line - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Textron’s Unmanned Systems Business Unveils Control & Collaboration Tech Product Line

    Textron Systems‘ unmanned systems business unit has unveiled a new portfolio of multidomain control and collaboration technologies that work to help customers gain  situational awareness and share information. Textron said Monday the Synturian suite includes the Synturian Control technology the company designed to integrate with different platforms or vehicles as well as the Synturian Remote system equipped with mobile and network-strengthened tools. Wayne Prender, vice […] More

  • Textron, Thales Launch 'Fury' Guided Weapon From Tactical UAS in Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Textron, Thales Launch ‘Fury’ Guided Weapon From Tactical UAS in Test

    Textron‘s weapon and sensor systems business and Thales have launched a Fury guided glide weapon from a tactical unmanned aircraft system to engage static vehicle targets as part of a test at the U.S. Army‘s Yuma Proving Ground. The team released Fury from a Textron-built Shadow TUAS, after which the weapon performed a global positioning system guided fly-out maneuver, transitioned […] More

  • Henry Finneral: Textron Works on 2 New Variants of Shadow Tactical UAS - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Henry Finneral: Textron Works on 2 New Variants of Shadow Tactical UAS

    Henry Finneral, vice president of tactical unmanned aircraft systems at Textron, has said the company plans to equip two upcoming variants of its Shadow TUAS with modern payload, communications and power systems in an interview with Defense News posted Friday. Jen Judson writes Textron also looks to test new weapons such as a company-built laser guided bomb on its future V2 and […] More

  • Textron Joins NSF's Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems; Bill Irby Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Textron Joins NSF's Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems; Bill Irby Comments

    Textron's unmanned systems business has joined a National Science Foundation-funded organization that aims to advance research in unmanned aircraft systems. The Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems is under NSF's Industry/University Cooperative Research Center initiative that works to connect research and development efforts and needs of universities and industry, Textron said Monday. Bill Irby, senior vice president […] More

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