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Textron Inc. today announced that Lisa Atherton has been named president & CEO of the Bell segment, effective April 28, 2023. Atherton, most recently the chief operating officer of Bell, succeeds Mitch Snyder, who will be retiring after more than seven years as president & CEO of Bell and nearly …

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Textron Systems shows off Army’s newest infantry rifles

U.S. defense contractor Textron Systems, part of American conglomerate Textron, has shown two versions of the new squad automatic rifle developed under the Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) program. The NGSW program is currently in a competitive prototyping iteration with three vendors for weapons and ammunition (SIG Sauer, General Dynamics, and Textron Systems) …

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Pentagon Awards $272M Order for Czech H-1 Helicopters

Bell AH-1Z Viper

Bell Textron Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $272,161,641 fixed-price-incentive-firm-target contract for the production and delivery of eight UH-1Y and four AH-1Z helicopters for the government of the Czech Republic. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (60%); and Amarillo, Texas (40%), and is expected to be completed …

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Textron Systems Fourth Generation Unmanned Surface Vehicle (CUSV)

This video is an animation of the fourth-generation of the Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle (CUSV™). The CUSV is deployable from both Littoral Combat Ship configurations, ports and other ships. It is easily deployed and retrieved using the Man-Portable Control Unit. It is 11-meters, highly survivable, all-aluminum vehicle. Among many features …

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