August 5, 2013
Rockwell Collins today announced that its next-generation Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance (TCAS II) traffic computer TTR-2100 system for air transport aircraft recently achieved Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification. The new system, which enables NextGen® traffic surveillance in a lighter and more capable unit, is now available for Boeing aircraft as a forward-fit and retrofit solution, with Airbus and other aircraft types soon to follow.
June 3, 2013
Rockwell Collins and China Leihua Electronic Technology Research Institute (LETRI), a subsidiary of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), today announced the formal incorporation and grand opening of their joint venture - AVIC Leihua Rockwell Collins Avionics Company. The new joint venture will initially develop, manufacture and deliver integrated surveillance system products for the C919 program in China.
April 16, 2013
Rockwell Collins has been awarded two contracts to provide service and support on the KC-135 Pacer CRAG (Compass, Radar and GPS) program.
April 8, 2013
Company’s latest airborne radar leverages more than 50 years of extensive research and development for enhanced safety and greater flight efficiency
March 27, 2013
South African Airways will be featuring a full suite of Rockwell Collins’ communications, surveillance and navigation avionics for 20 new Airbus A320 aircraft. The selection includes Rockwell Collins’ MultiScan™ Threat Detection System, GLU-925 Multi-Mode Receiver (MMR), and Iridium SATCOM system. Deliveries are scheduled to begin later this year.
November 28, 2012
Rockwell Collins has been selected by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to provide a suite of avionics equipment for the U.S. Navy C-130T Avionics Obsolescence Upgrade program. The equipment will be installed on 20 aircraft with work scheduled to begin in 2013.
June 6, 2012
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected Rockwell Collins to develop the synthetic vision avionics backbone for next generation helicopter operations under the Multi-Function Radio Frequency (MFRF) program.
April 2, 2012
Rockwell Collins and China Leihua Electronic Technology Research Institute (LETRI), a subsidiary of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), are establishing AVIC Leihua Rockwell Collins Avionics Company. This joint venture will focus on bringing the latest surveillance products to the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Ltd. (COMAC) C919 aircraft.
March 20, 2012
Three employees who embody excellence in engineering have received the 2011 Rockwell Collins Engineer of the Year Award. David Gribble, a principal systems engineer in Commercial Systems; Reed Moody, a principal systems engineer in Government Systems; and Tyler Wilson, a principal systems engineer in Engineering and Technology, received the 2011 Corporate Engineer of the Year awards.
February 12, 2012
Rockwell Collins, the first avionics company to certify Traffic Alert Collision Avoidance System (TCAS II) on long-range helicopters, recently received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification of its TCAS II on the Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma Mk II+. This is the first-ever forward fit TCAS II application on a helicopter.