Georgia Tech Research Institute Selects AAI Test & Training's A2PATS Single-Cabinet Electronic Warfare Simulator

Georgia Tech Research Institute Selects AAI Test & Training's A2PATS Single-Cabinet Electronic Warfare Simulator 
HUNT VALLEY, MD  -- (Marketwired) -- 10/25/13 --  AAI Test &
Training, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:
TXT) company, announced today that the Georgia Tech Research
Institute (GTRI) has purchased the company's Advanced Architecture
Phase Amplitude and Time Simulator (A2PATS) Single-Cabinet System for
delivery to GTRI in Atlanta.  
Supporting GTRI's end-to-end approach to electronic warfare (EW) and
electronic systems development, AAI Test & Training's A2PATS is a
plug-and-play, continuously aligned simulator that enables aircraft
EW systems to precisely locate, identify and defend against virtually
all ground-based and surface-to-air missile threats. AAI Test &
Training also enhanced the system recently with a threat file
translator, allowing customers to quickly and reliably automate the
transfer of their threat file libraries from legacy systems to the
"This is the same architecture we are providing so successfully to
Department of Defense EW centers of excellence for customers such as
the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy," says AAI Test and Training Senior
Vice President and General Manager Steve Mensh of AAI Test &
Training. "The A2PATS Single-Cabinet System scales and configures
this robust architecture within a more streamlined footprint and at a
more affordable price point, while continuing to offer expandability
for future requirements. It puts the power of our A2PATS technology
into every stage of the EW solution development chain, from the
services themselves to critical research organizations like GTRI." 
About AAI Test & Training 
AAI Test & Training has decades of experience designing and
manufacturing innovative, high-technology test equipment for the lab,
training range, depot, flight line, factory and more - delivering the
most reliable, top-performing solutions with superb customer care. In
addition, AAI provides high-fidelity training devices and solutions,
as well as training needs and systems requirements analysis. Its
U.K.-based strategic business, ESL Defence Limited, provides
electronic warfare test and training solutions. AAI Test & Training
is an operating unit of Textron Systems. More information is
available at 
About Textron Systems 
Textron Systems has been providing innovative solutions to the
defense, homeland security and aerospace communities for more than 50
years. Headquartered in Providence, R.I., the company is known for
its unmanned aircraft systems, advanced marine craft, armored
vehicles, intelligent battlefield and surveillance systems,
intelligence software solutions, precision smart weapons, piston
engines, test and training systems, and total life cycle sustainment
and operational services. Textron Systems includes AAI Logistics &
Technical Services, AAI Test & Training, AAI Unmanned Aircraft
Systems, Aerosonde, ESL Defence, Lycoming Engines, Medical Numerics,
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Land Systems. More information is available at 
About Textron Inc. 
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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
Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft Company, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming,
E-Z-GO, Greenlee, and Textron Systems. More information is available
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