Textron Systems Introduces Integrated Tester for Aircraft Survivability Systems

November 28, 2016

HUNT VALLEY, Md. — NOVEMBER 28, 2016 — Textron Systems Electronic Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced today the launch of its newest member of Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE), the Integrated Tester for Aircraft Survivability Systems (ITASS).

ITASS is a flight line tester that is capable of providing stimulus to a multitude of aircraft survivability sensors, including radar warning receivers, two-color infrared (IR) missile warning systems, laser warning systems and UV missile warning systems. ITASS also includes a detector to verify IR countermeasure performance. ITASS is designed to offer a single unit integrated solution that combines the functionality of our popular Model 527™ RF Radar Signal Simulator with the multi-spectral capabilities of our Multi-Spectral Test Set.

“We are excited to announce our latest advanced multi-spectral product that meets the growing needs of our customers,” says Senior Vice President and General Manager Steve T. Mensh. “Our ITASS product provides reliable, repeatable field verification of installed aircraft survivability equipment, in a cost-effective, easy to operate single unit.”

ITASS will be introduced and showcased at the 53rd Annual Association of Old Crows International Symposium & Convention at the Marriott Marquis and DC Convention Center in booth #121, November 29 – December 1.

About Textron Systems

Textron Systems’ businesses develop and integrate products, services and support for aerospace and defense customers, as well as civil and commercial customers including those in law enforcement, security, border patrol and critical infrastructure protection around the globe. Harnessing agility and a broad base of expertise, Textron Systems’ innovative businesses design, manufacture, field and support comprehensive solutions that expand customer capabilities and deliver value. Textron Systems consists of its Advanced Information Solutions, Electronic Systems, Geospatial Solutions, Lycoming Engines, Marine & Land Systems, Support Solutions, TRU Simulation + Training, Unmanned Systems and Weapon & Sensor Systems businesses. Textron Systems Electronic Systems is a registered trade name of AAI Corporation. 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, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, Bad Boy Off Road, Textron Systems, and TRU Simulation + Training. For more information visit: www.textron.com.

Media Contact:
Morgan Stritzinger
Textron Systems
(978) 657-2020
PublicRelations@textronsystems.com

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