r third parties ensuring safety and efficiency for commercial airlines and other related entities in the aviation ecosystem; global flight support services for business aircraft operators, under the ARINCDirect brand, including flight planning and datalink, international trip support, cabin connectivity solutions and flight operations management software; airport communications and information systems designed to ease congestion and improve airport efficiency through airline agent and passenger-facing check-in, baggage, boarding and access control solutions; train dispatching and information systems, including solutions to support positive train control as mandated by the 2008 Railroad Safety Improvement Act; mission critical security command and control systems with security functions, such as intrusion detection, access control, video and credential management and vehicle identification for nuclear power facilities; and backup communications services for North American first responders and critical infrastructure, newly launched as UrgentLink, which improve communications performance during natural and man-made emergency situations. Customers, Sales and Marketing The company serves a range of customers worldwide, including the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Coast Guard, civil agencies, airports, defense contractors, foreign ministries of defense, manufacturers of commercial air transport, business and regional aircraft, commercial airlines, fractional and other business jet operators, the FAA, critical infrastructure operators and major passenger and freight railroads. The company markets its systems, products and services directly to Commercial Systems, Government Systems and Information Management Services customers through an internal marketing and sales force. In addition, the company utilizes a worldwide dealer network to distribute its products and international sales representatives to assist with international sales and marketing. In 2015, various branches of the U.S. Government, both directly and indirectly through subcontracts, accounted for 29 percent of the company’s total sales. The company’s principal markets outside the U.S. are in Canada, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, China, Japan, Australia, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, Italy, Singapore, Spain, India and Saudi Arabia. Joint Ventures The company has a 50 percent ownership interest in each of the following: ACCEL (Tianjin) Flight Simulation Co., Ltd, a joint venture with Beijing Bluesky Aviation Technology, a subsidiary of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), to develop and build commercial flight simulators in China. ADARI Aviation Technology Limited, a joint venture with Aviation Data Communication Corporation Co., LTD, operates remote ground stations around China and develops certain content delivery management software. AVIC Leihua Rockwell Collins Avionics Company, a joint venture with China Leihua Electronic Technology Research Institute, a subsidiary of AVIC, which provides integrated surveillance system products for the C919 aircraft in China. Data Link Solutions LLC, a joint venture with BAE Systems, plc, for joint pursuit of the worldwide military data link market. ESA Vision Systems LLC, a joint venture with Elbit Systems, Ltd., for joint pursuit of helmet-mounted cueing systems for the worldwide military fixed wing aircraft market. Integrated Guidance Systems LLC, a joint venture with Honeywell International, Inc., for joint pursuit of the development of weapons guidance and navigation solutions. Quest Flight Training Limited, a joint venture with Quadrant Group, plc, which provides aircrew training services primarily for the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence. Rockwell Collins CETC Avionics Co., Ltd., a joint venture with CETC Avionics Co., Ltd., to develop and deliver products for the C919 program. Acquisitions In March 2015, the company acquired Pacific Avionics Pty. Limited, which provides technologies used for wireless information distribution. Dispositions In March 2015, the company divested ARINC's Aerospace Systems Engineering and Support business, wh
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