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.
Bell Helicopter, a wholly owned subsidiary of Textron Inc., is an industry-leading producer of commercial and military, manned and unmanned vertical-lift aircraft and the pioneer of the revolutionary tiltrotor aircraft.
Globally recognized for world-class customer service, innovation and superior quality, Bell's global workforce serves customers flying Bell aircraft in more than 120 countries.
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.
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.
At Viasat, we’re driven to connect every warfighter, platform, and node in the battlespace. As a global communications company, we power millions of fast, resilient connections for military forces around the world – connections with the capacity to transform the mission – in the air, on the ground, and at sea. Our customers depend on us for connectivity that counts, whether we’re securing the U.S. Government’s networks, delivering satellite and wireless communications to the remote edges of the battlespace, or providing senior leaders with the ability to perform mission-critical communications while in flight. We’re driven to redefine connectivity for the battlespace.
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, C4ISR, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, and performance-based logistics and training.
Boeing has a long tradition of aerospace innovation. Its broad range of capabilities includes creating new, more efficient members of its commercial airplane family, creating advanced technology solutions for military customers and integrating aircraft, defense systems and warfighters through network-enabled solutions.
Airbus Helicopters is a division of Airbus Group, a global pioneer in aerospace and defense related services. Airbus Helicopters is the world’s No. 1 helicopter manufacturer and employs more than 23,000 people worldwide. With 44 percent market share in civil and parapublic sectors, the company’s fleet in service includes some 12,000 helicopters operated by more than 3,000 customers in more than 150 countries. Airbus Helicopters’ international presence is marked by its 29 customer centers and participations and its worldwide network of service centers, training facilities, distributors and certified agents. Airbus Helicopters’ range of civil and military helicopters is the world’s largest; its aircraft account for one third of the worldwide civil and parapublic fleet. The company’s chief priority is to ensure the safe operation of its aircraft for the thousands of people who fly more than 3 million hours per year.
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.
Helisota is an international provider of integrated maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), training services for rotorcraft aviation. The company is an EASA Part 145 and Part 147 organization as well as an authorized Mil Helicopters, Robinson and Airbus Helicopters service centre. Based on ISO 9001:2015 certified services and products, Helisota supports various government and private rotorcraft operators from 40 countries worldwide.
RAFAEL has vast experience in the integration of the SPIKE missiles onto different helicopters. SPIKE Missiles are now integrated onto more than 9 different attack helicopters (SPIKE LR, SPIKE ER & SPIKE NLOS). The integration to the customer helicopter can be done with cooperation with the helicopter manufacturer or as a standalone kit. SPIKE FAMILY missiles are launched from generic launchers .
RAFAEL has upgraded helicopters, including the integration of advanced observation systems, Data-Link communication system and mission planning capabilities.
The electro-optical missiles are unique in their ability to hit any target with pin-point accuracy, including targets beyond line of sight.
Hughes Network Systems
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) is the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services. The Hughes Defense & Intelligence Systems Division (DISD) has a strong track record supporting communications requirements of its military customers. From connecting today’s warfighters with real time airborne ISR data to managing global networks; whatever the application, military organizations can count on Hughes to deliver the most advanced technologies and highest standard of satellite communications and network services to support their global missions. Headquartered in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes operates offices worldwide, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation.
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.
MBDA is the only European group capable of designing and producing missiles and missile systems that correspond to the full range of current and future operational needs of the three armed forces (land, sea and air). In total, the group offers a range of 45 missile systems and countermeasures products already in operational service and more than 15 others currently in development. MBDA is currently progressing integration solutions on a variety of combat/attack helicopters helicopters, including Brimstone on Apache AH64E. MBDA is currently marketing this enhanced Brimstone missile as the Future Attack Helicopter Weapon (FAHW), which can also be used on fast jet, UAV and rotary platforms.
With a significant presence in five European countries and within the USA, in 2015 MBDA achieved a turnover of 2.9 billion euros with an order book of 15.1 billion euros. With more than 90 armed forces customers in the world, MBDA is a world leader in missiles and missile systems.
TenCate Advanced Armour
TenCate Advanced Armour provides lightweight, innovative and combat proven survivability systems to a wide portfolio of modern combat, transport, and utility helicopter platforms. TenCate Advanced Armour uses complex technology to increase the protection of personnel, cargo, and aircraft with state-of- the-art materials, minimizing the negative effects on lethality, mobility and operability. TenCate Advanced Armour can integrate fully certified survivability systems into new designs in cooperation with OEMs or provide systems that accommodate the native structures of existing designs as retro-fit systems. With a longstanding relationship to several key OEMs, TenCate Advanced Armour is the global strategic partner in aircraft survivability systems.
Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial programs throughout the world. The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance ("C4ISR"), unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios and cyber-based systems. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.
Moog Inc. – a worldwide designer, manufacturer and integrator of precision control components and systems. Our high-performance technologies control military and commercial aircraft along with satellites, space and launch vehicles /missiles. In addition, we are global leaders in precision control of industrial machinery, wind energy, medical, and marine products. An innovator in production, Moog is pioneering metal additive manufacturing (AM) expertise to surpass customer expectations producing prototypes and hardware.
Moog’s Defence Sector designs and manufactures system solutions into air, land, and sea defence platforms. These encompass precision missile steering, weapons stores management systems, field-reconfigurable turreted weapons, surveillance systems, and quiet undersea actuation. www.moog.com/defense
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.
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs.
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.
Founded in 1951, the Austrian Schiebel Group is at the forefront of mine detection and unmanned helicopter development and production. Its highly versatile and fully autonomous vertical takeoff and landing Unmanned Air System, the CAMCOPTER® S-100, has been proven around the world in both land and maritime environments and recently achieved level 5 of interoperability during a manned-unmanned teaming demonstration with a manned Airbus helicopter. With headquarters in Vienna, Austria, Schiebel maintains production facilities in Wiener Neustadt, Austria, and Abu Dhabi, UAE, as well as offices in Manassas, VA, USA, and Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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.
General Dynamics Mission Systems delivers avionics equipment used in rotary and fixed wing platforms, highly integrated mission and video management systems, flexible stores management systems, data link processing and video and data recorders for UK and international customers. The company has more than 50 years’ experience providing advanced electronic solutions for the air, maritime and land markets.
The Drallim Aerospace product range has been focused on Helicopter under slung Cargo Hooks and associated lashings and cabin fitments which it has supplied to the UK MoD and numerous military agencies worldwide since 1959. Drallim cargo hooks are fitted to NH90, EH101 Merlin, Seaking, AS565 Panther, Lynx Wildcat, Puma, Gazelle, HAL DRUV and more recently the Bell V280 Joint Multi-Roll/Future Vertical Lift Technology Demonstrator. Showcased exclusively at Combat Helicopter 2017 is a Human External Cargo Special Patrol Insertion/Extraction Back-up device designed predominantly against the unintended release of the cargo hook during SPIE operations caused through spurious electrical interference from the aircraft’s complex electrical system.
Orbit Communications Systems
Orbit Communications Systems provides industry-leading airborne audio management and satcom solutions. Powered by a patented Dual IP Ring, Orbit audio systems feature exceptional 3D Audio, Adaptive Noise Reduction and Voice-Activated Detection as standard features. They deliver a 360-degree clear audio experience with significant benefits for pilots, including increased situational awareness, survivability and flight safety, as well as reduced fatigue. The latest innovation among Orbit’s cutting-edge line of satcom solutions for rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft and UAVs, is a 30-cm terminal optimized especially for helicopters. Both audio and satcom solutions will give your helicopter a competitive edge.
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.
Textron Systems Electronic Systems provides advanced training aids, confidence testers and support to those who imagine, manipulate and exploit the electromagnetic spectrum.
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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.
Breeze-Eastern designs and manufactures the rescue hoists, winches, cargo hooks and weapons handling systems military and civilian operators need to make impossible missions possible. Located roughly 25 miles West of New York City, Breeze-Eastern has been developing mission role essential products for over 70 years. Breeze-Eastern has been an industry leader known for its technical innovation, product quality and support of military and commercial customers worldwide. And from the beginning, our pioneering spirit has burned bright. We developed and perfected the first technologies for helicopter rescue hoists and cargo winches, and subsequently produced equipment that currently can be found on all types of helicopters around the world. Breeze-Eastern is also the largest cargo hook systems original equipment manufacturer (OEM) on the planet. Our hooks cover the complete payload range, from 1,500 to 36,000 lb (680 – 16,329 kg), and are installed on most helicopter types and sizes.
Expal Systems S.A.
Donaldson Aerospace & Defense
Rotorcraft operations are unique and filtration products from Donaldson Aerospace & Defense group are designed to meet those severe challenges. Donaldson filtrations solutions keep military helicopters mission-ready while improving system performance and reducing costly maintenance while maximising engine life.
Donaldson is committed to advancing filtration technology and providing quality products and prompt customer service, serves customers from its many sales, engineering and manufacturing locations around the world.
Should you need any more details on our products, please contact us on Aerospace.EMEA@Donaldson.com
Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving our customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports customers in more than 125 countries, has approximately $8 billion in annual revenue and 22,000 employees worldwide. The company is organized into four business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems, Electronic Systems, and Critical Networks.
Learn more at harris.com.
Yulista specializes in the rapid prototyping, system modifications and repair of rotary-wing and fixed-wing aircraft. Over the past 16 years, we have modified or upgraded over 5300 aircraft. Specifically, Yulista has extensive experience integrating complex avionic systems, mission equipment packages and performing structural modifications on the Apache AH-64D / E attack helicopter, the various Blackhawk models (UH-60A / L / M / V and S-70) and the Chinook CH-47D / F model rotary-wing aircraft.
Yulista is committed to quality. Best practices such as ISO and AS quality standards guide our management, manufacturing and engineering process improvement efforts. Our ISO and AS quality standards include ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Management System (QMS); AS9100D QMS-Requirements for Aviation, Space and Defense Organizations and AS9110C QMS-Aerospace Management System for Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Stations. We also have FAA Part 145 Repair Station certifications.
Honeywell is proud to have supported military operations for more than 100 years, with our products and services found on virtually every defense aircraft around the world. Our pedigree, together with our commitment to develop new technology for our military customers, has helped to deliver improved levels of operational efficiency, reductions in fuel consumption and reduced maintenance costs, as well as helping to make operations safer and more connected. The connected battlefield revolution is here and Honeywell is uniquely positioned to improve operational effectiveness through a wide range of connected solutions. For more information, visit aerospace.honeywell.com or follow us at @Honeywell_Aero
Thales - TDA Armements
Thales, through its subsidiary TDA Armements SAS offers to its customers complete system solutions for state of the art air-to- ground rocket systems. TDA provides high-performance, ‘battle-proven’ rocket systems for helicopters, as well as a full range of launchers and munitions and the latest technologies to minimise risk during handling and deployment. Thales solutions address the needs of more than 30 worldwide customers.