Textron's Bell subsidiary has awarded contracts to Rolls-Royce and aerospace technology manufacturer Astronics to provide propulsion and power generation systems to support Bell's bid for the U.S. Army's Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft competition.
A partnership between Boeing and Textron's Bell subsidiary has completed delivery of its milestone 400th V-22 Osprey tiltrotor, a joint service multirole combat aircraft designed to combine a helicopter's vertical performance with a fixed-wing platform's speed and range.
David Phillips and Wayne Prender, senior vice presidents at Textron, have said that the U.S. Navy should consider deploying vessels with unmanned or optionally manned configurations to prevent further challenges in fleet sustainment.
Textron“™s Bell subsidiary has begun conceptual studies to inform the development of a version of its V-22 Osprey aircraft intended for VIP customers such as heads of state, FlightGlobal Magazinereported Wednesday.
A joint venture betweenBoeing andTextron'sBell subsidiary has handed over to the U.S. Navy the CMV-22B, an updated variant of a multimission platform built to carry cargo and personnel through aircraft carriers.
Textron plans to incorporate amphibious and surface warfare capabilities into a long-range unmanned vessel designed to help the U.S. Navy carry out minesweeping operations, USNI Newsreported Wednesday.