Aerosonde® Small Unmanned Aircraft System


Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle (CUSVTM)


Shadow® Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System

Textron Systems’
share of Textron
2018 revenues

2018 Revenues
by region

2018 revenues
by product line

2018 revenues
by customer

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.

Key data

(Dollars in millions) 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Textron Systems
Revenues $1,464 $1,840 $1,756 $1,520 $1,624
Segment profit $156 $139 $186 $129 $150
Segment profit margin 10.7% 7.6% 10.6% 8.5% 9.2%
Backlog $1,469 $1,406 $1,841 $2,328 $2,790
Total assets $2,254 $2,330 $2,508 $2,398 $2,283
Capital expenditures $39 $60 $71 $86 $65
Depreciation and amortization $54 $65 $75 $80 $84


(In millions) 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Unmanned Systems $612 $714 $763 $686 $797
Marine and Land Systems 311 470 294 188 158
Simulation, Training and Other 541 656 699 646 669
Total revenues $1,464 $1,840 $1,756 $1,520 $1,624

Lycoming® 390 Thunderbolt Engine®




Howe & Howe GrizzlyTM Equipment Transport


Product Line Description
Unmanned Systems
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Textron Systems’ multi-mission-capable unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), which have accumulated more than 1.4 million flight hours of experience, include the Shadow® Tactical UAS, the Aerosonde® Small UAS with available Aerosonde HQ vertical-takeoff-and-landing kit and the next-generation NIGHTWARDEN® Tactical UAS.
Unmanned Surface Systems As the U.S. Navy’s first USV program of record, Textron Systems’ Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle (CUSV®) is a mature, multi-mission platform, allowing for various missions including mine sweeping, hunting and neutralization; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; security, as well as monitoring and protection.
Advanced Ground Vehicles and Robotics Products include the Ripsaw Super Tank, Grizzly Equipment Transport, and the Thermite firefighting robot.
Mission Command
Hardware and Solutions
Textron Systems manufactures various command-and-control systems and collaboration technologies including the Synturian® family of multi-domain control and collaboration technologies, the Universal Ground Control Station, as well as the U.S. Army program of record OSRVT, Remote Tactical Terminal (RT2®) and RT2-B (Bandit) variants.
Support and Logistics 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.
Marine & Land Systems
Marine Craft Textron Systems’ Ship-to-Shore Connector (SSC) is the next generation of the Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), offering increased reliability, maintainability and payload capacity for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.
Land Vehicles The company’s COMMANDO® 4x4 armored vehicles are operating for customers around the world, offering 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 & 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 fixed-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 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 and F-22.
TRU Simulation + Training— Pilot and Maintenance Training For general aviation pilots and aircraft technicians, TRU provides initial type-rating and recurrent pilot 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 and B-1B.
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 Textron Systems’ various electronic systems products and services support commercial, military, and government customers in the U.S. and internationally. Products include 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 company provides trainers and simulators for embedded shipboard naval crews, air defense, electronic combat, space operations and control, as well as reconfigurable mission system trainers.
Lycoming Engines Lycoming Engines offers a complete line of Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) Certificated and Experimental category aviation piston engines: mechanically controlled horizontally opposed, air-cooled, four-, six- and eight-cylinder engines including specially designed aerobatic, helicopter and electronically controlled (FADEC) variants; liquid-cooled, jet fuel-burning diesel cycle engines; and single-cylinder, jet fuel-burning, spark-ignited engines. In addition, Lycoming Engines offers a complete range of support services, from engines to spare parts to testing.
Weapons & Sensor Systems Textron Systems offers advanced precision-guided weapons systems, airborne and ground-based sensors and surveillance systems, and protection systems for the defense and aerospace industries.