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Unmanned combat vehicle prototype put through its paces by U.S. Army - News

July 29, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. The U.S. Army conducted trials with the Textron "Ripsaw" M5 Robotic Combat Vehicle, one of the candidates the service is considering for its RCV-M [Robotic Combat Vehicle -- Medium] program, according to photos recently released by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). 


Open architecture vehicle concept selected for Army program - News

July 27, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. The U.S. Army has awarded American Rheinmetall Vehicles a developmental contract for the Phase 2 Digital Design of the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) program.


Cottonmouth amphibious reconnaissance vehicle equipped with sensor tech - News

May 06, 2021

HUNT VALLEY, Md. Textron Systems Corporation, a Textron Inc. company, announced the unveiling of Cottonmouth, a vehicle purpose-built for the U.S. Marine Corps’ Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle (ARV) program.


Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicles to be equipped with 360 vision suite - News

May 04, 2021

FORT WORTH, Texas. The U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Systems Command is working toward the next phase of replacing the legacy Light Armored Vehicle with a modern, robust Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle (ARV), and Elbit Systems of America has teamed with Textron Systems to produce a solution that will aim to provide Marines with capabilities including enhanced situational understanding technologies.


Unmanned Shadow aircraft in development for U.S. Army - News

December 04, 2020

PROVIDENCE, R.I. Textron Systems Corporation, a Textron Inc. company, announced the sale of 36 Shadow aircraft in the latest Block III configuration to the U.S. Army. The total contract award value of $66 million includes ongoing engineering services to continue fielding and supporting the new Block III system configuration.


U.S. Army chooses two companies to produce prototypes for armed recon helicopter project - News

March 26, 2020
WASHINGTON. The U.S. Army has selected Bell Helicopter Textron (Fort Worth, Texas) and Sikorsky Aircraft (Stratford, Connecticut) for the design and testing of the Future Attack and Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) Competitive Prototypes to continue into phase two of the program. The two vendors selected are

Textron selected to manufacture Lynx OMFV chassis - News

October 01, 2019
TUCSON, Ariz. Raytheon Rheinmetall Land Systems, a joint venture of Raytheon Company and Rheinmetall Defence, has selected Textron Systems as the U.S. chassis manufacturer for the Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle. The team is offering Lynx to meet the U.S. Army's requirement for an Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV).