June 25, 2019

Shadow Crew Trainer

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TACTICAL UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEM

SHADOW CREW TRAINER

TRU Simulation + Training brings substantial experience building high fidelity, system level training devices for unmanned aircraft through its Shadow Crew Trainer (SCT) program. This trainer blends operational hardware and vehicle control software with instructional system design, creating a virtual environment that delivers mission-level training to Shadow crew members. Partnering with the U.S. Army Joint Technology Center/Systems Integration Laboratory (JTC/SIL), TRU integrated Multiple Unified Simulation Environment (MUSE) technology into the SCT to achieve rapid concurrency and accreditation. TRU delivered five mobile classrooms and 28 raining devices of the Shadow Crew Trainer across multiple army bases through 27 states from 2009 to 2014. TRU supported SCT through a help desk that operated from 2009 to 2015 for 18 hours per day and 365 days per year. All Shadow Crew Trainer devices were delivered to the Army National Guard.

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About TRU Simulation + Training

TRU Simulation + Training Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, delivers innovative, total aviation training solutions to the commercial and military markets while providing superior technical support and customer service. Headquartered in Goose Creek, S.C., the company is known for its high-fidelity training devices, pilot and maintenance training, military mission training, and aviation training services and support. More information is available at www.TRUSimulation.com.

About Textron Inc

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Arctic Cat, Textron Systems, and TRU Simulation + Training. For more information, visit: www.textron.com.