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Rockwell Collins announces new leadership for its expanding Middle East region

Rockwell Collins announces new leadership for its expanding Middle East region

Rockwell Collins today announced it is increasing its local presence in the Middle East region and appointing new leadership. Although the company has a 20-year presence in the Middle East, it is expanding operations as part of its commitment to help strengthen the industrial capabilities of the regional defense and aerospace industry in this strategic… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 21-Feb-17

Rockwell Collins and Taqnia Defense sign agreement to collaborate

Rockwell Collins and Taqnia Defense sign agreement to collaborate

Rockwell Collins signed an agreement with Taqnia Aeronautics and defense and security technology Taqnia subsidiaries, to collaborate on military rotary and fixed wing avionics opportunities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Work under the agreement will focus on aircraft manufactured, assembled and upgraded in country. “Rockwell Collins is expanding its presence in the Kingdom of… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 08-Jan-17

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Rockwell Collins now providing automated check-in for Falcon Aviation

Rockwell Collins now providing automated check-in for Falcon Aviation

Falcon Aviation has implemented Rockwell Collins’ ARINC LocalCheckSM Local Departure Control System (L-DCS) to automate the check-in process for the company’s fleet of helicopters and corporate jets. Falcon Aviation provides a host of aviation services, including private jet and helicopter charter, aircraft management and aircraft maintenance and support, to customers throughout the Middle East from… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 08-Dec-16

Rockwell Collins to provide sand and dust storm forecast for aviation operators

Rockwell Collins to provide sand and dust storm forecast for aviation operators

Rockwell Collins is integrating regional sand and dust storm forecast information into the company’s ARINCDirect flight planning tools, enabling business aviation operators in those areas to improve safety and on-time performance. “Over the past 15 years,a number of factors have resulted in an increase in the frequency, intensity and operational impact of sand and dust… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 07-Dec-16

Rockwell Collins to support cockpit equipment for U.S. Army

Rockwell Collins to support cockpit equipment for U.S. Army

Rockwell Collins recently won a follow-on service and support contract for its Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) on the U.S. Army’s CH-47F helicopter fleet. The contract covers up to 1,910 units by 2021. “Since its original installation, CAAS continues to enable Army aviation to safely perform highly demanding missions worldwide,” said Thierry Tosi, vice president… Read more »

30-Nov-16

Rockwell Collins selected by U.S. Army for UH-60Ms

Rockwell Collins selected by U.S. Army for UH-60Ms

The U.S. Army has selected Rockwell Collins to service the MFD-268C4 multi-function display (MFD) units for its UH-60M Black Hawk fleet under a five-year firm-fixed-price, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract. This is a follow-on contract that continues the Army’s relationship with Rockwell Collins for long-term support of the program. “Whether the displays are in need… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 10-Oct-16

Rockwell Collins awarded Coptersafety contract for helicopter visual training systems

Rockwell Collins awarded Coptersafety contract for helicopter visual training systems

Rockwell Collins will supply visual systems, including image generators, databases, and projectors, plus avionics, data and software to Coptersafety Ltd, an independent helicopter training establishment located in Helsinki, Finland. The systems will be used at Coptersafety’s new training facility at Helsinki Airport. “This contract allows us to leverage the benefits of our avionics and visual… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 03-Aug-16

Rockwell Collins awarded $13M contract to repair UH-60 multi-function display unit

Rockwell Collins awarded $13M contract to repair UH-60 multi-function display unit

Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was awarded a $13,495,660 firm-fixed-price contract to procure repair of the UH-60 multi-function display unit for a minimum quantity of 350 each, maximum quantity of two,160 each. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Performance location and funding will be determined with each order. Estimated completion date… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 31-Jul-16

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FT Sistemas picks Rockwell Collins Micro Inertial Navigation Sensors for UAV

FT Sistemas picks Rockwell Collins Micro Inertial Navigation Sensors for UAV

FT Sistemas has selected Rockwell Collins to provide its Micro Inertial Navigation Sensor (INS) for the new FT-200FH unmanned Category 2 helicopter. The agreement between the companies was announced at the FIDAE 2016 air show in the Brazil pavilion, coordinated by ABIMDE in partnership with Apex-Brasil. “Rockwell Collins has been a valued partner throughout the… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 13-Apr-16

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Rockwell Collins to provide CAAS for India CH-47F fleet

Rockwell Collins to provide CAAS for India CH-47F fleet

The Boeing Company has selected Rockwell Collins to provide its Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) for 15 CH-47F Chinook helicopters for the Indian Ministry of Defence. “We have a successful track record of integrating CAAS on Chinook helicopters that will ensure that the Indian Defence Ministry will receive on-time, on-budget, advanced avionics,” said Troy Brunk,… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 30-Mar-16

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Rockwell Collins to feature Pro Line Fusion demo at Heli-Expo

Rockwell Collins to feature Pro Line Fusion demo at Heli-Expo

The flexible and modular Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system will be featured at HAI HELI-EXPO 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky, where visitors can “fly” the rotary wing solution (Booth 9544). Featuring advanced graphical interfaces, intuitive icons and easily configurable multi-function display windows, Pro Line Fusion makes it easy for pilots to keep their… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 26-Feb-16

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Rockwell Collins delivers weather radar for Korean Utility Helicopter

Rockwell Collins delivers weather radar for Korean Utility Helicopter

Rockwell Collins has delivered its first RTA-4100 MultiScanTM Weather Radar to KAI for the medevac variant of the Korean Utility Helicopter. This is the first selection of the new RTA-4100 Weather Radar with enhanced surface search modes in the Asia-Pacific region. “Our RTA-4100 MultiScan Weather Radar will provide enhanced safety and mission capability during the… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 16-Feb-16

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Rockwell Collins display military avionics and comms at ADEX 2015

Rockwell Collins display military avionics and comms at ADEX 2015

Rockwell Collins will showcase the latest in communication and avionics technology at this year’s Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition. Attendees are invited to the Rockwell Collins exhibit (Hall D, Stand D89) to discover why the company is leading the way in helping bring mission success to militaries around the world. “We have continued to… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 19-Oct-15

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Rockwell Collins to show Pro Line Fusion for commercial helicopters at HeliTech

Rockwell Collins to show Pro Line Fusion for commercial helicopters at HeliTech

The flexible and modular Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system has been selected for 20 aircraft, including business jet, air transport, tilt-rotor and military flight decks.  It has even been flight tested as an unmanned aerial system ground station. For the first time, the brand new Pro Line Fusion demonstrator will showcase at Helitech… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 02-Oct-15

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Rockwell Collins gives guidance on FY2016 financials

Rockwell Collins gives guidance on FY2016 financials

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE: COL) today announced guidance for fiscal year 2016. The company expects revenue between $5.3 billion and $5.4 billion, earnings per share in the range of $5.20 to $5.40, and cash flow from operations of $700 million to $800 million. Total segment operating margins are expected to be about 21%. This financial… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 25-Sep-15

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Sikorsky picks Rockwell Collins avionics for combat rescue UH-60W

Sikorsky picks Rockwell Collins avionics for combat rescue UH-60W

Rockwell Collins has been selected by Sikorsky for the U.S. Air Force Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) program. Rockwell Collins will provide state-of-the art avionics and mission equipment to the next generation of combat rescue helicopters, including the cockpit flight and mission display system, navigation radios and the advanced ARC-210 V/UHF communication system. “In the midst… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 16-Sep-15

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Rockwell Collins debuts Pro Line Fusion at China Heli Expo

Rockwell Collins debuts Pro Line Fusion at China Heli Expo

The flexible and modular Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion® integrated avionics system has been selected for 20 aircraft, including business jet, air transport, tilt-rotor and military flight decks. It’s even been flight tested as an unmanned aerial system ground station. Now, at the China Helicopter Exposition taking place Sept. 9-13, the award-winning system is making… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 14-Sep-15

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Rockwell Collins appoints VP of Mergers & Acquisitions

Rockwell Collins appoints VP of Mergers & Acquisitions

Rockwell Collins today announced that Rick Schmidt has been named vice president, Mergers & Acquisitions, effective immediately. He reports to Jeff MacLauchlan, senior vice president, Corporate Development. “Rick’s strong focus on M&A, financial acumen, and project management expertise will be of considerable value to the corporation as we aggressively pursue our long-term global growth strategy,”… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 27-Aug-15

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Rockwell Collins Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

Rockwell Collins Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

The Board of Directors of Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has declared a quarterly dividend of 33 cents per share on its common stock, payable September 8, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 17, 2015. About Rockwell Collins Rockwell Collins is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 04-Aug-15

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Airbus, Vector and Rockwell Collins sign ProLine Fusion cockpit upgrade deal

Airbus, Vector and Rockwell Collins sign ProLine Fusion cockpit upgrade deal

Airbus Helicopters, Vector Aerospace and Rockwell Collins have entered into an agreement to jointly develop and market the scalable and flexible Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics solution to upgrade Airbus Helicopters platforms. “Pro Line Fusion provides Airbus Helicopters with one of the most advanced avionics and the highest level of efficiency for the rotary wing… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 17-Jun-15

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Boeing selects Rockwell Collins for Canadian CH-147 service and support

Boeing selects Rockwell Collins for Canadian CH-147 service and support

The Boeing Company has awarded Rockwell Collins a contract to provide avionics service and support for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) fleet of 15 CH-147F helicopters. The Rockwell Collins Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) cockpit is featured on the CH-147F Chinook helicopter, which was delivered by Boeing to the RCAF in 2013 and 2014…. Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 29-May-15

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Rockwell Collins Unveils TruNet Networked Communications Solution

Rockwell Collins Unveils TruNet Networked Communications Solution

For years, the U.S. armed forces and militaries around the world have sought an interoperable, scalable, ad hoc networked communications system that allows warfighters to talk with each other, no matter if they are located on the ground or in the air. Now Rockwell Collins has cracked that code with its TruNet networked communications solution… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 21-Apr-15

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AgustaWestland, Bristow, Doss Aviation And Rockwell Collins propose AW119Kx for US military training

AgustaWestland, Bristow, Doss Aviation And Rockwell Collins propose AW119Kx for US military training

AgustaWestland North America, along with Bristow Group, Doss Aviation and Rockwell Collins, announced today that they are in discussions to develop a turn-key solution to address the rotary-wing pilot training needs of U.S. military and government customers. The solution would provide for total life-cycle support and management, centered around the U.S.-built AW119 helicopter, the best-in-class… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 14-Apr-15

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Rockwell Collins launches new high fidelity EP-8100 Image Generator

Rockwell Collins launches new high fidelity EP-8100 Image Generator

Rockwell Collins today announced the launch of its new EP-8100 Image Generator for commercial and military simulation and training during a customer open house at its Orlando, Florida, facility. “Our new high fidelity EP®-8100 image generator addresses the key issues facing our customers today, namely how to bring new levels of realism and performance to… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 02-Apr-15

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Rockwell Collins delivers RNP-RNAV capabilities for the U.S. Army CH-47F Chinooks

Rockwell Collins delivers RNP-RNAV capabilities for the U.S. Army CH-47F Chinooks

The U.S. Army continues to bring additional levels of safety to CH-47F operators with a new Required Navigation Performance-Area Navigation (RNP-RNAV) upgrade from Rockwell Collins. The upgrade for CH-47F Chinooks equipped with Rockwell Collins’ Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) was most recently fielded with the Minnesota/Iowa National Guard, as well as the 25th Combat Aviation… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 01-Apr-15

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Rockwell Collins brings innovative avionics to Bristow Helicopters for U.K. search and rescue program

Rockwell Collins brings innovative avionics to Bristow Helicopters for U.K. search and rescue program

Rockwell Collins’ newest technologies for helicopters will be playing a key role in advancing search and rescue services being provided by Bristow Helicopters Ltd on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency for the UK’s search and rescue (SAR) program, commencing in April. Rockwell Collins’ flight decks are featured on the new fleet of specially… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 05-Mar-15

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Universal Avionics SBAS-FMS Offers Major Step toward ADS-B Compliance

Universal Avionics SBAS-FMS Offers Major Step toward ADS-B Compliance

Universal Avionics SBAS-FMS qualifies as an approved ARINC A743A position source required for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) compliance. As the foundation of the ADS-B solution, it interfaces with all ADS-B transponders including the commonly used Honeywell RCZ-8XX Series and Rockwell Collins TDR-94D. A surveillance technology incorporating air and ground aspects, ADS-B provides Air Traffic Control… Read more »

Source: Universal Avionics, 03-Mar-15

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Rockwell Collins launches Pro Line Fusion for commercial helicopter platforms

Rockwell Collins launches Pro Line Fusion for commercial helicopter platforms

The flexible and modular Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system has been selected for 17 aircraft, including business jet, air transport, tilt-rotor and military flight decks. It’s even been flight tested as an unmanned aerial system ground station. Now, at HAI HELI-EXPO 2015 in Orlando, the award-winning system is making its entrance into… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 27-Feb-15

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Zen Technologies and Rockwell Collins Launch into India’s Military Flight Simulation Market Segment

Zen Technologies and Rockwell Collins Launch into India’s Military Flight Simulation Market Segment

Zen Technologies and Rockwell Collins today announced their decision to join forces in military flight simulation by unveiling a next generation rotary wing simulator at Aero India 2015. The two industry leaders recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to combine their strengths in simulation and training to offer advanced and high fidelity aviation solutions…. Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 23-Feb-15

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Rockwell Collins to display HeliSure™ flight situational awareness solutions at AeroIndia

Rockwell Collins to display HeliSure™ flight situational awareness solutions at AeroIndia

Rockwell Collins will be showcasing a broad range of affordable, capability-rich products and systems for the military at Aero India 2015, India’s premier defense expo. Highlighting the show will be a demonstration of a new, co-developed helicopter simulator with Zen Technologies. Rockwell Collins and Zen Technologies recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to combine their strengths in… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 13-Feb-15

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Rockwell Collins awarded $420M ARC-210 radio contract by US Navy

Rockwell Collins awarded $420M ARC-210 radio contract by US Navy

Rockwell Collins has received a $420 million, four-year contract from the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) for continued deliveries of the ARC-210 advanced airborne software defined radio (SDR) system. Installed on more than 180 different aircraft platforms in 45 countries, the ARC-210 is considered the world’s standard for airborne radios. This contract will ensure that… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 17-Dec-14

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Rockwell Collins wins $151M contract for helicopter display units

Rockwell Collins wins $151M contract for helicopter display units

Rockwell Collins, Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been awarded a maximum $151,296,000 firm-fixed-price contract for helicopter display units. This contract was a competitive acquisition, and one offer was received. This is a two-year base contract with no option periods. Location of performance is Iowa with a Dec. 31, 2016 performance completion date. Using military service… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 01-Oct-14

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Rockwell Collins awarded $8.6M delivery order for MH-53E software upgrade project

Rockwell Collins awarded $8.6M delivery order for MH-53E software upgrade project

Rockwell Collins, Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded $8,692,133 for cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order 0032 against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-11-G-0018) for integration of one Operational Flight Program for the Required Navigation Performance for Area Navigation software upgrade program for the MH-53E Type Model Series aircraft. Work will be performed in Cedar Rapids,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 01-Oct-14

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Rockwell Collins Appoints SVP of Corporate Development

Rockwell Collins Appoints SVP of Corporate Development

Rockwell Collins announced today that Jeffrey D. MacLauchlan has been appointed senior vice president, Corporate Development, for the company, effective Sept. 15, 2014. MacLauchlan will succeed Dr. Barry Abzug, who has announced his intent to retire in December. “Jeff’s broad business background, including his strong focus in corporate strategy and mergers and acquisitions, will be… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 04-Sep-14

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DARPA selects Rockwell Collins to develop new antenna technology

DARPA selects Rockwell Collins to develop new antenna technology

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Rockwell Collins a contract to develop new electronically scanned array (ESA) antenna technology as part of the Arrays at Commercial Timescales (ACT) program. The ACT program is focused on shorter design cycles and creating a commercial market approach to developing antenna arrays.  This program aims to… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 14-Jul-14

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Rockwell Collins and NASA test integration of UAS into the national airspace

Rockwell Collins and NASA test integration of UAS into the national airspace

Rockwell Collins and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have scheduled risk reduction tests that will eventually enable unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to safely operate in the national airspace. “Routine integration of sizeable numbers of UAS into the national airspace system is a challenging task,” said Troy Brunk, vice president and general manager of… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 26-Jun-14

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Rockwell Collins upgrades Service First app

Rockwell Collins upgrades Service First app

Rockwell Collins has released the latest version of its Service FirstSM customer support app for commercial transport and business aviation, which provides direct access to the company’s world-class customer support, sales and marketing resources. The upgrade offers new time-saving features and expands compatibility to include all Apple® iOS® mobile devices. For instance, business aircraft users… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 10-Jun-14

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Rockwell Collins launches FMC-4000 mission computer series at ILA Berlin Air Show

Rockwell Collins launches FMC-4000 mission computer series at ILA Berlin Air Show

Today at the ILA Berlin Air Show, Rockwell Collins launched its FMC-4000 series of flight and mission computers offering advanced capabilities with unprecedented levels of performance and flexibility across a large variety of platforms. As part of the launch, Rockwell Collins announced that Airbus Helicopters recently selected the FMC-4212 mission computer. “Our FMC-4000 flight and… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 22-May-14

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Rockwell Collins CEO to address RBC Aerospace and Defense Investor Day

Rockwell Collins CEO to address RBC Aerospace and Defense Investor Day

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) CEO and President Kelly Ortberg will address RBC Capital Markets’ Aerospace and Defense Investor Day in New York on May 15, 2014, at 10:40 a.m. Eastern Time. A live audio webcast and subsequent replay of Ortberg’s comments will be available on the company’s web site at www.rockwellcollins.com. Listeners of the live transmission… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 21-Apr-14

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Rockwell Collins delivers first Brazililan-produced radio to Helibras

Rockwell Collins delivers first Brazililan-produced radio to Helibras

Rockwell Collins recently delivered its HF-9087D radio to Helibras, marking the first radio manufactured and delivered by the company’s Brazil facility. “We believe this is the first of many radios that we will manufacture and deliver here in Brazil as we continue to increase our investment and presence in country, while adding jobs and transferring… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 27-Mar-14

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Sikorsky S-92 to receive new Rockwell Collins display

Sikorsky S-92 to receive new Rockwell Collins display

The Sikorsky S-92® helicopter will feature new Rockwell Collins MFD-268P2B Multi-Function Displays enabling growth to capabilities that will enhance situational awareness and flight safety. The new displays will be standard cockpit equipment for new aircraft delivered beginning in 2014. “The new MFD-268P2B Multi-Function Display features the latest technology in advanced cockpit systems,” said Troy Brunk, vice… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 26-Feb-14

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Rockwell Collins to provide US Coast Guard MH-65E fleet Radar Sensor System solution

Rockwell Collins to provide US Coast Guard MH-65E fleet Radar Sensor System solution

Rockwell Collins has been selected by the U.S. Coast Guard to provide the MH-65E Radar Sensor System (RSS) for 102 MH-65E aircraft. Rockwell Collins’ RTA-4114 MultiScan™ Weather Radar with enhanced ground/shoreline mapping and a new maritime surface search mode will provide the Coast Guard with a lightweight, flexible, and supportable solution. “Coast Guard pilots will… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 26-Feb-14

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Rockwell Collins Signs MoU with Transas Aviation

Rockwell Collins Signs MoU with Transas Aviation

Rockwell Collins has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with St. Petersburg, Russia-based Transas Aviation-a division of Transas Group-to address forward-fit and retrofit avionics opportunities for Russian aircraft platforms. The combined strengths of Rockwell Collins and Transas Aviation, which provides aviation solutions for Russian and international fixed-wing aircraft and helicopter operators, marks a major milestone… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 25-Feb-14

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Rockwell Collins’ HeliSure™, Pro Line Fusion® headline Heli-Expo 2014 exhibit

Rockwell Collins’ HeliSure™, Pro Line Fusion® headline Heli-Expo 2014 exhibit

At HAI Heli-Expo 2014, the world’s largest helicopter trade show and exhibition, Rockwell Collins will be featuring its HeliSure family of technologies, along with its Pro Line Fusion®integrated avionics. The HeliSure family of products provides helicopter pilots with unprecedented situational awareness to help them meet the challenges of flying in an increasingly congested and hazard-filled… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 19-Feb-14

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Rockwell Collins appoints Asia Pacific VP/Managing Director

Rockwell Collins appoints Asia Pacific VP/Managing Director

Rockwell Collins today announced that James ‘Jim’ Walker has joined the company as vice president and managing director of Asia Pacific. Walker reports directly to Colin Mahoney, senior vice president, International and Service Solutions for Rockwell Collins. “Jim brings a unique combination of regional business acumen, geopolitical savvy and seasoned leadership experience to Rockwell Collins,”… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 14-Feb-14

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Rockwell Collins at Singapore Airshow 2014

Rockwell Collins at Singapore Airshow 2014

Rockwell Collins is featuring a number of new products and services at the Singapore Airshow 2014 taking place Feb. 11-16. Attendees are encouraged to visit the company exhibit (Stand Q79 in the USA Pavilion), to learn more about its new MultiScan ThreatTrack™ weather radar, the EVS-3000 enhanced vision system and the HeliSure™ family of products… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 07-Feb-14

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Global Helicopter Simulators Market 2014-2018

Global Helicopter Simulators Market 2014-2018

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:  Global Helicopter Simulators Market 2014-2018 TechNavio’s analysts forecast the Global Helicopter Simulators market to grow at a CAGR of 2.80 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing demand for commercial aircrafts…. Read more »

Source: Reportlinker, 21-Jan-14

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Rockwell Collins TacNet™ Tactical Radio receives final NSA certification

Rockwell Collins TacNet™ Tactical Radio receives final NSA certification

Rockwell Collins’ next generation TacNet Tactical Radio (TTR) has received final National Security Agency certification to Top Secret, clearing the way to bring essential situational awareness to all warfighters through the smallest form factor, standalone Link 16 terminal. “The TacNet Tactical Radio opens up Link 16 networked communications to a wide range of new users and gives… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 12-Jan-14

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Rockwell Collins completes acquisition of ARINC

Rockwell Collins completes acquisition of ARINC

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE: COL) today announced it has successfully completed the acquisition of ARINC Incorporated from The Carlyle Group for $1.4 billion. “With this move we take a major leap forward to realizing our vision of providing a richer set of seamless information management solutions that encompass the aircraft and ground-based systems,” said Kelly… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 01-Jan-14

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Rockwell Collins EP®-8000 image generators selected for Apache Longbow Crew Trainers

Rockwell Collins EP®-8000 image generators selected for Apache Longbow Crew Trainers

Rockwell Collins will supply EP-8000 image generators for Boeing Apache Longbow Crew Trainers (LCT). LeAnn Ridgeway, vice president and general manager of Simulation & Training Solutions for Rockwell Collins, said the contract is the latest example of providing reliability and innovation for the Apache LCT program. “We’re now into the fourth generation of image generator… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 05-Dec-13

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Rockwell Collins – New ProSim projector makes US debut

Rockwell Collins – New ProSim projector makes US debut

ProSim™, the new Rockwell Collins ultra contrast projector, will make its U.S. debut at the Interservice/Industry Training Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) 2013. ProSim was designed and specifically built for professional civil and military flight simulations providing the industry’s darkest night and night vision system capabilities. ProSim debuted last month during a pre-I/ITSEC open house… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 27-Nov-13

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Rockwell Collins to aid US Special Ops pilots in degraded visual conditions

Rockwell Collins to aid US Special Ops pilots in degraded visual conditions

U.S. Army has awarded Rockwell Collins the first of three phases in a program to develop the Degraded Visual Environment Pilotage System(DVEPS) for the U.S. Army’s Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR) helicopters. The goal of the three-phase program is to develop and qualify a DVE solution that can be fielded by 2018. “This program will… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 05-Nov-13

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KAI selects Rockwell Collins HF-9000 radio for South Korea Marine Helicopter

KAI selects Rockwell Collins HF-9000 radio for South Korea Marine Helicopter

The Rockwell Collins HF-9000 high-frequency radio system has been selected by Korea Aerospace Industries for the Republic of Korea Marine Helicopter program. The system will be used for voice communication, primarily during Navy amphibious missions. “This contract marks the first time that a Republic of Korea helicopter program will feature the advanced technology of the… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 29-Oct-13

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Rockwell Collins CAAS cockpit onboard first Canadian Chinook

Rockwell Collins CAAS cockpit onboard first Canadian Chinook

The Rockwell Collins Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) cockpit is featured on the first CH-147 Chinook helicopter that was delivered to Canada’s Department of  National Defence (DND) during a ceremony in Ottawa. “The CAAS cockpit will provide Canada’s military pilots with enhanced situational awareness and safety of flight while significantly reducing their workload,” said Troy Brunk,… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 08-Oct-13

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Rockwell Collins works with Raytheon on Persistent Close Air Support program

Rockwell Collins works with Raytheon on Persistent Close Air Support program

Rockwell Collins has been selected by Raytheon to integrate a suite of advanced technologies for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) program. As a teammate to Raytheon for the design and development phase of the program, Rockwell Collins seeks to streamline CAS workflows and Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC)… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 11-Sep-13

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Rockwell Collins to Purchase ARINC

Rockwell Collins to Purchase ARINC

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE: COL) today announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire ARINC Incorporated, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, and a leader in communications and information processing solutions for the commercial aviation industry, for $1.39 billion. The transaction will bring together two leading players in the growing field of aviation… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 19-Aug-13

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New CEO at Rockwell Collins

New CEO at Rockwell Collins

Rockwell Collins announced today that its board of directors elected company President Kelly Ortberg, 53, to the additional role of CEO, effective immediately. He has also been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors and to the Board’s Executive Committee. Ortberg succeeds Clay Jones, 64, who retired as CEO after nearly 34 years with the… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 02-Aug-13

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Astronics extends supply agreement with Rockwell Collins

Astronics extends supply agreement with Rockwell Collins

Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq:ATRO) (“Company”), a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace and defense industries, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Luminescent Systems Canada Inc.(LSI Canada), has signed a long-term enterprise sourcing agreement withRockwell Collins. The agreement includes illuminated cockpit control panels, keyboards, display bezels and related assemblies that form an integral part of Rockwell Collins’advanced… Read more »

Source: Astronics, 19-Jun-13

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Bristow to equip 44 helicopters with Rockwell Collins TCAS II

Bristow to equip 44 helicopters with Rockwell Collins TCAS II

Bristow Group, which provides helicopter transport services for offshore oil and gas and government operations, is retrofitting a fleet of 44 helicopters, including Sikorsky S-76 C++ and Sikorsky S-92A aircraft with Rockwell Collins’ Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance (TCAS II) system. Installations are in progress. To date, Rockwell Collins, working closely with Bristow Group, has… Read more »

18-Jun-13

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Rockwell Collins launches HeliSure™ product line for helicopters

Rockwell Collins launches HeliSure™ product line for helicopters

At the Paris Air Show today, Rockwell Collins launched HeliSure, a family of products that will provide helicopter pilots with unprecedented situational awareness to help them meet the challenges of flying in increasingly congested and hazard-filled airspace. HeliSure delivers sensor data in real time through an intuitive user interface that features 3D visualization for information that… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 17-Jun-13

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Rockwell Collins to unveil new helicopter situational awareness product line at Paris

Rockwell Collins to unveil new helicopter situational awareness product line at Paris

At this year’s 50th Annual Paris Air Show, June 17-23, Rockwell Collins will be launching a family of technologies that will provide helicopter pilots with unprecedented situational awareness to help them meet the challenges of flying in an increasingly congested and hazard-filled airspace. Details about the new offering will be announced on June 17, and… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 12-Jun-13

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Rockwell Collins awarded $85M contract for US Army tactical avionics

Rockwell Collins awarded $85M contract for US Army tactical avionics

Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been awarded a maximum $85,153,904 for procurement of eight different types of spare part items for radio receiving sets, low frequency automatic direction finders, and tactical navigation systems for Army helicopters.  The award is a firm-fixed-price, sole-source, ID/IQ long term contract.  Location of performance is Iowa with an… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 21-Apr-13

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Rockwell Collins ‘HGS Flight’ app for the iPad now in Mandarin

Rockwell Collins ‘HGS Flight’ app for the iPad now in Mandarin

Rockwell Collins’ HGS Flight app for the iPad, first unveiled in 2012 to let users experience the company’s Head-up Guidance System (HGS) with synthetic vision, is now available with a Mandarin language option. The HGS Flight app demonstrates the benefits HGS brings to flight operations by letting users simulate flights using real-life advanced features that… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 17-Apr-13

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Brazilian Army selects Rockwell Collins airborne tactical radios

Brazilian Army selects Rockwell Collins airborne tactical radios

Rockwell Collins has been selected by the Brazilian Army Aviation Command to provide its Talon radio for a variety of rotary aircraft. “The Talon radio is the standard for enabling secure air-to-ground communications and will enhance mission capability for the Brazilian Army,” said Thierry Tosi, vice president and managing director of the Americas for Rockwell… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 11-Apr-13

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Rockwell Collins enhances FlightManager.com

Rockwell Collins enhances FlightManager.com

Rockwell Collins today unveiled the latest enhancements to its Flight Manager website, which is an integral part of the company’s Ascend flight information solutions. The new features, available immediately, include dynamic graphical flight tracking and an electronic Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) for Part 91 operators. “These enhancements help accomplish our mission to streamline flight operations systems,”… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 24-Jan-13

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Rockwell Collins and DARPA collaborate to push GPS boundaries

Rockwell Collins and DARPA collaborate to push GPS boundaries

Imagine having GPS navigation capability embedded on something as small as a hummingbird-size unmanned aerial vehicle. That day may be coming soon, thanks to ongoing research and successful testing completed by Rockwell Collins and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). DARPA’s Dynamics Enabled Frequency Sources (DEFYS)  effort has created tiny electronic oscillators and Rockwell… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 23-Jan-13

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Rockwell Collins completes first HH-60G avionics upgrade for National Guard

Rockwell Collins completes first HH-60G avionics upgrade for National Guard

Rockwell Collins recently completed the first installation of the next generation ARC-210 Gen5 radio on an HH-60G Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) helicopter for the U.S. Air Force Air National Guard (ANG), a key milestone in the HH-60G Avionics Communications Suite Upgrade Program. The first HH-60G modification was completed on schedule at the Rockwell Collins… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 10-Jan-13

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Rockwell Collins awarded $16M for CH-47 software work

Rockwell Collins awarded $16M for CH-47 software work

Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was awarded a $16,479,625 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.  The award will provide for the procurement of CH-47 software evolution support services.  Work will be performed in Cedar Rapids, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2014.  One bid was solicited, with one bid received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 04-Dec-12

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Rockwell Collins awarded $80M for UH-60 avionics work

Rockwell Collins awarded $80M for UH-60 avionics work

Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was awarded a $79,999,747 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.  The award will provide for the UH-60 Aircraft Avionics and Training Device Support Services.  Work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 20, 2015.  One bid was solicited, with one bid received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 04-Dec-12

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Rockwell Collins elects new Board member

Rockwell Collins elects new Board member

The Rockwell Collins Board of Directors has elected John A. Edwardson to the company’s board. He is replacing Donald R. Beall, who is retiring from the board in February 2013. Mr. Edwardson will be subject to re-election at the company’s annual shareowners meeting in February 2013. Mr. Edwardson is currently the chairman of CDW Corporation… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 15-Nov-12

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Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion® enters rotorcraft market

Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion® enters rotorcraft market

The selection of Pro Line Fusion® integrated avionics for AgustaWestland’s AW609 TiltRotor marks new territory for Rockwell Collins. AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is the first European customer for Pro Line Fusion and the first announced forward-fit application of Rockwell Collins’ touch-control primary flight displays. “This is a very important win for Rockwell Collins as it demonstrates the… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 29-Oct-12

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Rockwell-Collins awarded $17M contract for Nav/Comm repairs

Rockwell-Collins awarded $17M contract for Nav/Comm repairs

Rockwell-Collins Inc., Government Systems Division, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $17,172,085 requirements contract for the repair of navigational and communication components for the E2C, EA-6B, F/A-18, P-3, H-1, H-46, H45-D aircraft, and the H53 and H60 helicopters.  Work will be performed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (80 percent) and Atlanta, Ga., (20 percent), and… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 11-Oct-12

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New President of Rockwell Collins named

New President of Rockwell Collins named

Rockwell Collins today announced the appointment of Robert K. (Kelly) Ortberg as the company’s president. He joins Clayton M. (Clay) Jones, who continues as chairman and chief executive officer, in the newly formed Office of the Chief Executive. The appointment is effective immediately. “This move will bring even greater focus to serving our stakeholders and… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 25-Sep-12

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AgustaWestland signs Key Supplier agreements for AW609

AgustaWestland signs Key Supplier agreements for AW609

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that it has signed agreements with three key suppliers for its AW609 TiltRotor programme. These three major agreements form part of a succession of contracts signed with AW609 TiltRotor component suppliers since AgustaWestland acquired the tiltrotor programme in November 2011. These latest agreements signed with Pratt &… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 11-Jul-12

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Rockwell Collins chosen to develop helicopter synthetic vision avionics backbone

Rockwell Collins chosen to develop helicopter synthetic vision avionics backbone

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected Rockwell Collins to develop the synthetic vision avionics backbone for next generation helicopter operations under the Multi-Function Radio Frequency (MFRF) program. Rockwell Collins is teamed with BAE Systems on the first two phases of the $5.1 million contract. An optional third phase would bring the contract… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 07-Jun-12

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