The FAA launched the second and third major acquisitions of the NextGen ATC modernization effort, naming Harris both to replace existing point-to-point voice switches with a networked system and to build a nationwide air/ground data communications (data comm) network.
As part of a strategy to shed its image as a maker of clever but lonely boxes, ITT’s defense segment last month announced a realignment aimed at propelling it to the top ranks of wider systems integrators. The company says its redesign “will enable better integration of its product portfolio, encouraging a more coordinated market approach and reduced operational redundancies.”
On Tuesday the ITT Corporation hosted a round-table of climate-change and climate-monitoring experts here at the Paris Air Show. The Le Bourget company’s role in this vital area was also evidenced by a number of important contract awards.
NASA announced that it had chosen ITT to help the agency design and develop a set of instruments to measure carbon dioxide levels from air and space.
ITT Corporation’s acquisition and integration of EDO figures prominently at the company’s exhibit in Hall 2 Stand A8, where electronic warfare clearly is a major topic. In fact, Chris Carlson, ITT’s director of U.S.
Bowing to demands from an even more security-conscious aviation community, Bell Helicopter is offering the first FAA-approved night-vision-goggle (NVG) training program aimed specifically at commercial helicopter operators.
To take a place in the top ten United States defense companies represents an achievement by any measure, and ITT (Stand No. P51) continues to raise its profile in the wake of the recent key acquisition of EDO, renowned as a major supplier of weapons release systems.
Think night-vision goggles (NVGs) are just for police and EMS operators? You might be surprised to learn that changes to Part 91 and 135 due out this year could extend the technology to all of general aviation, opening possibilities for a wide range of operators, including business aircraft flight crews, to start using NVGs.
ITT Industries is showcasing its modular scalable electronic-warfare and self-protection systems that can be tailored for use on fixed- and rotary-wing platforms ranging from the Special Forces’ C-130s to the new NH 90 helicopter, soon to enter service.
The AN/ALQ-214(V)2 radar homing electronic warfare (EW) system, which ITT Industries developed for the Boeing F/A-18E/F fighter’s integrated defensive electronic countermeasures (IDECM) system is one of several significant new breakthroughs that the U.S. group is hailing here at Farnborough International (Hall 2 Stand A9).