TRU’s Bell 429 full flight simulator


Ship-to-Shore Connector


Unmanned Aircraft System

Textron Systems’ businesses develop and integrate products, services and support for aerospace and defense customers, as well as civil and commercial customers 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’ share of Textron 2017 revenues

Key data

(Dollars in millions) 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Textron Systems
Revenues $1,840 $1,756 $1,520 $1,624 $1,665
Segment profit $139 $186 $129 $150 $147
Segment profit margin 7.6% 10.6% 8.5% 9.2% 8.8%
Backlog $1,406 $1,841 $2,328 $2,790 $2,803
Total assets $2,330 $2,508 $2,398 $2,283 $2,106
Capital expenditures $60 $71 $86 $65 $66
Depreciation and amortization $65 $75 $80 $84 $89


(In millions) 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Unmanned Systems $714 $763 $686 $797 $666
Marine and Land Systems 470 294 188 158 392
Simulation, Training and Other 656 699 646 669 607
Total revenues $1,840 $1,756 $1,520 $1,624 $1,665

Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle


ATAC Kfir conducting adversary live air training with two U.S. Military F-35 Joint Strike Fighters


TRU’s Cessna Citation Latitude/Sovereign + full flight simulator






Product Line Description
Unmanned Systems
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Unmanned Systems' multi-mission-capable unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are utilized worldwide The business‘s platforms include the Shadow® Tactical UAS (which has surpassed one million flight hours), the Aerosonde® Small UAS, the Aerosonde HQ, and the next-generation NIGHTWARDEN™ Tactical UAS.
Unmanned Surface Systems Unmanned Systems manufactures the Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle (CUSV™), which is for the U.S. Navy‘s first USV program of record, the Unmanned Influence Sweep System program.
Control Stations and Remote Products Unmanned Systems also manufactures variations of command-and-control systems and collaboration technologies including the Synturian® family of multi-domain control and collaboration technologies and the Universal Ground Control Station (UGCS), as well as the U.S. Army program of record One System® Remote Video Terminal (OSRVT™), Remote Tactical Terminal (RT2®) and RT2-B (Bandit) variants.
Support Solutions Support Solutions provides sustainment efforts for UAS, fixed-, and rotory-wing aircraft and marine and land vehicles. Manned and unmanned service offerings include: curriculum development, technical publications and training, maintenance and operation services. End-to-end logistics support offerings include: spares, repairs, provisioning and performance-based logistics. Our Field Service Representatives provide reliability, maintainability, availability, repair and supportability analysis. Employees are stationed worldwide alongside the customer, supporting a wide range of commercial and defense equipment.
Mission Command Textron Systems’ advanced data fusion, command and control and intelligence analysis programs create unparalleled interoperability during complex operations. They are used globally in support of military operations, counterterrorism, law enforcement, emergency management and environmental assessment. Leveraging the latest commercial technologies, solutions architects and software engineers design and field tailored solutions to meet the unique operating environments for the U.S. Department of Defense, national agencies and civilian organizations.
Marine & Land Systems
Marine Craft Textron Systems’ marine craft include the Ship-to-Shore Connector (SSC) and the Motor Lifeboat. The SSC is the next generation of the Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), offering increased reliability, maintainability and payload for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The Motor Lifeboat (MLB), which has been in service for more than 20 years, is a rugged, highly survivable, all-aluminum rescue boat that enhances customers’ ability to perform a variety of operations in heavy weather conditions.
Land Vehicles The business designs, manufactures and supports the next generation of armored combat vehicles for the U.S. military, international militaries, special operations forces, police forces and civilian entities around the globe. The family of COMMANDO® 4x4 armored vehicles offers a range of protection, unmatched on-road and off-road mobility, survivability, lethality, versatility, reliability and sustainability for unique multi-mission capabilities.
Simulation, Training and Other
TRU Simulation + Training—Flight and Maintenance Training Simulators For the global civil and defense aviation market, products range from portable desktop devices and distance-learning courseware to full-motion, high-fidelity flight simulators, such as FFS X™ for fi xed-wing aircraft and the ODYSSEY™ H for rotorcraft. TRU products utilize subsystems, such as the REALFeel® control loading system, REALCue™ motion controller as well as the REALVibe™ six degree of freedom mini-motion cueing and vibration platform included on the ODYSSEY H. Products also include complete maintenance training suites for aircraft, such as the C-17, F-22 and Shadow Tactical UAS.
TRU Simulation + Training—Pilot and Maintenance Training For general aviation pilots and aircraft technicians, TRU provides initial type-rating and recurrent training in FAA approved Part 142 centers and maintenance training in a state-of-the-art maintenance training academy. TRU also provides maintenance training for U.S. and international military platforms, such as the C-17, B-1B and Shadow Tactical UAS.
Textron Airborne Solutions Textron Airborne Solutions’ unit Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) has provided the U.S. Department of Defense with supersonic and subsonic adversary services for more than 20 years. With locations supporting East and West Coast U.S. operations, Hawaii and Japan, ATAC has pioneered outsourced commercial tactical airborne training support to the U.S. military and international partners.
Electronic Systems Electronic Systems is a leader in the development and production of innovative, high-technology products and services for commercial, military, and government customers in the U.S. and internationally. It designs and manufactures a broad range of radio frequency, electro-optic, laser, and infrared devices used in training, test/evaluation, and operational applications from the laboratory to the range to the battlefield. The business provides trainers and simulators for embedded shipboard naval crews, air defense, electronic combat, space operations and control, as well as reconfigurable mission system trainers. Electronic Systems also offers advanced geospatial intelligence solutions and services, which enable users to achieve enhanced productivity and geospatial awareness through management, discovery and analysis of the variety and magnitude of data at their disposal. These geospatial solutions can help support global and national defense, security, humanitarian assistance, environmental studies, forestry and urban planning.
Lycoming Engines Lycoming Engines offers a complete line of Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) Certificated and Experimental category aviation piston engines: horizontally opposed, air-cooled, four-, six- and eight-cylinder aircraft engines; the world’s only FAA Certificated aerobatic piston and helicopter piston engines; iE2 Integrated Electronic Engines; a high power density, liquid-cooled, jet fuel-burning diesel cycle engine; and a single-cylinder, jet fuel-burning, spark-ignited engine. In addition, Lycoming Engines offers a complete range of support services, from engines to spare parts, for the general aviation and experimental segments.
Weapon and Sensor Systems Weapon and Sensors offers advanced precision-guided weapons systems, airborne and ground-based sensors and surveillance systems, and protection systems for the defense and aerospace industries.