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Textron introduces new aircraft survivability equipment

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Ryan Maass
The Integrated Tester for Aircraft Survivability Systems is designed to alert pilots of a variety of threats including missiles, UV radiation, and lasers. Photo by Senior Airman Tyler Woodward/U.S. Air Force
The Integrated Tester for Aircraft Survivability Systems is designed to alert pilots of a variety of threats including missiles, UV radiation, and lasers. Photo by Senior Airman Tyler Woodward/U.S. Air Force

HUNT VALLEY, Md., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Textron Systems has introduced the newest member of its Aircraft Survivability Equipment product line.

The Integrated Tester for Aircraft Survivability Systems, or ITASS, is a flight line tester designed to provide a variety of sensors for pilots. Features include radar warning receivers, two-color infrared warning systems, laser warning systems and UV warning systems.

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Textron plans to showcase the new product at the 53rd Annual Association of Old Crows International Symposium & Convention from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1.

"We are excited to announce our latest advanced multi-spectral product that meets the growing needs of our customers," general manager Steve Mensh said in a press release. "Our ITASS product provides reliable, repeatable field verification of installed aircraft survivability equipment, in a cost-effective, easy to operate single unit."

The 53rd Annual International Symposium and Convention is an event aiming to bring military and security industry leaders together for technical paper presentations and professional workshops. The event focuses on electronic warfare, support and protection.

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