Overwatch® Names Percy Vice President of Business Development and Strategy

September 01, 2009
Austin, TX - September 1, 2009 – Overwatch, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that Jon Percy has been appointed vice president of business development and strategy.

With 29 years experience in the industry and in commercial software development, Jon brings an exceptional background in program management, business development and engineering to his new position.

Since joining Overwatch in 2002, Jon has been a key player in the company’s growth. He joined the company as a senior systems engineer before moving on to become the program manager for it’s Future Combat Systems, or FCS, situational understanding program.

“Throughout his career, Jon has demonstrated the ability to uncover opportunities and lead teams through complex projects,” said Senior Vice President and General Manager Randy Averitte of Overwatch. “His experience and dedication have helped the Combat Systems business area achieve significant growth and I am confident Jon will help us continue to grow our business as we bring more innovative solutions to the warfighter in support of their missions.”

About Overwatch
Overwatch, an operating unit of Textron Systems, is the leading provider of integrated intelligence software solutions and services as well as robust satellite communications systems for today’s U.S. and international defense and intelligence communities. For the past 20 years, Overwatch’s intelligence solutions have supported decision makers, counter-terrorism analysts, warfighters and first responders by providing proven tools that simplify the integration, analysis and exploitation of intelligence in order to present a complete operational picture and accelerate the time-to-decision. More information is available at www.overwatch.com.

About Textron Systems
Textron Systems Corporation has been providing innovative solutions to the defense, homeland security and aerospace communities for more than 50 years. Known for its unmanned aircraft systems, advanced marine craft, armored vehicles, intelligent battlefield and surveillance systems, intelligence software solutions, precision smart weapons, piston engines, test and training systems, and total life cycle sustainment services, Textron Systems includes AAI Corporation, Lycoming Engines, Overwatch, Textron Defense Systems and Textron Marine & Land Systems. Textron Systems Corporation is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Textron Inc. More information is available at www.textronsystems.com.

About Textron Inc.
Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft Company, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, and Textron Systems. More information is available at www.textron.com.

Overwatch® is a registered trademark of Overwatch Systems of Virginia, Inc.

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