Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that – with the addition of Sikorsky – employs approximately 126,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
FN HERSTAL designs and manufactures a broad range of integrated weapon systems for helicopters and subsonic aircraft for military use, including crew served or axially mounted machine guns, rocket launchers and a complete range of ammunition. Over 4,500 FN Herstal airborne weapon systems have been mounted onto a wide range of carriers across the world.
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BAE Systems/Rockwell Collins - Data Link Solutions
At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 82,500 people in over 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.
Data Link Solutions (DLS) combines the resources of Rockwell Collins and BAE Systems with Link 16 systems that provide affordable, high performance, high reliability terminals available today for the future needs of the allied community. DLS is the leading supplier of Link 16 terminals and software, as well as logistics and support services for air, land, and sea-based platforms with a heritage of 25 plus years of Link 16 design / production experience. With over 7,000 systems delivered to 38 of the 40 countries approved for Link 16, DLS has provided L16 solutions for more than 40 different platforms across the globe.
Airborne Technologies is an Aviation Authority-approved design organisation and owns and operates a fleet of four multi-mission aircraft carrying a wide range of sensors. The company operates independently of specific manufacturers but in close partnership with various established aircraft and sensor manufacturers (e.g. TECNAM, VULCANAIR, RIEGL, VEXCEL, IGI, L-3 WESCAM, FLIR Systems, EURONAV, CHURCHILL Navigation).
ABT provides tailor‐made, turnkey solutions for airborne surveillance and surveying systems for a wide range of new airborne platforms (fixed and rotary wing) as well as integration of sensor systems into existing customer aircraft. The company offers its airborne special programme to private businesses, governments and intra-governmental agencies.
Ace Aeronautics provides innovative and long-term avionic and airframe solutions to commercial and government aviation users worldwide. Ace Aeronautics
offers commercial and military off-the-shelf (COTS/MOTS) products for fixed and rotary wing aircraft that provide state-of-the-art system solutions to resolve
avionics obsolescence and capability gaps. Our commercially developed and qualified business model offers customers the best value, quickest to market and
lowest risk approach to upgrading existing fleets or inducting new aircraft into operation.
Leonardo is among the top ten global players in Aerospace, Defence and Security and Italy’s main industrial company. Organised into seven business divisions, (Helicopters; Aircraft; Aero-structures; Airborne & Space Systems; Land & Naval Defence Electronics; Defence Systems; Security & Information Systems), Leonardo operates in the most competitive international markets by leveraging its areas of technology and product leadership. With headquarters in Italy and over 47,000 employees, the company has a consolidated industrial presence in four main markets (Italy, the UK, the U.S. and Poland), and an important network of strategic partnerships in the main high potential markets worldwide.
Safran Electronics & Defense
Safran Electronics & Defense is a world leader in optronics, avionics, electronics and critical software for both civil and military markets. No.1 in Europe and No.3 worldwide for inertial navigation systems used in air, land and naval applications, it is also the world leader in helicopter flight controls and the European leader in optronics and tactical UAV systems. Operating across the globe, Safran Electronics & Defense and its subsidiaries employ 7,600 people in Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific, North America and South America. The company’s products are deployed worldwide on more than 600 ships, 7,000 armored vehicles and 10,000 aircraft.
Spherea is a leading provider of test systems and services to the aerospace and defence sector. With sites in Europe, Asia and North America, Spherea has a global presence and this footprint enables the group to enjoy close relationships with its customers, who appreciate the high-technology products in a safety-critical environment. A special focus of Spherea GmbH, the German entity, is put on test systems for combat helicopter’s electronic systems, especially aviation electronics and defensive aids systems.
Swedish Defence Materiel Administration Test & Evaluation Division (FMV T&E)
Swedish Defence Materiel Administration Test & Evaluation Division (FMV T&E) operates a number of governmental test and training ranges for all domains, open for defence forces and -industry from friendly nations. Advanced live firing and live Electronic Warfare capabilities for test and training are provided. Our skilled staff guides you through the complete T&E-process or advises your tactical training scenarios. The combination of our unique facilities and our long experience of supporting clients in complex test and training projects is a guarantee for a realistic setup for your crew.
Dillon Aero has leveraged years of experience to provide the warfighter with a new series of cutting edge products designed for the needs of the 21st century. These systems are lighter, more reliable, optimized for operational use, and easier to maintain than previous systems. The Mission Configurable Aircraft System (MCAS), available as a Weapons Plank or People Pod, designed to increase rotary wing light attack capabilities by significantly reducing weight, adding operational capabilities, and improving mission readiness. The DAP-6 Gun Pod, a self-contained M134D-H, designed for rotary wing and fixed wing aircraft revolutionizes both RW and FW lethality.
Robertson Fuel Systems
For over 40 years Robertson Fuel Systems, L.L.C. (Robertson) a HEICO Company, continues to be the world leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of crashworthy, self-sealing, and ballistically tolerant auxiliary and primary fuel systems. Robertson’s technology contains the fuel in ballistic, crash, blast and fragmentation events thus saving lives by preventing fuel fed fires. This technology application has essentially eliminated thermal injuries and deaths in the U.S. military. Robbie Tanks are a combat multiplier for combatant commanders and critical for civil use customers. Achieving millions of in-service hours, including extensive combat operations, there are over 11,000 systems operated around the world.