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Aselsan, Honeywell Sign MoU on Collaboration


Feb 27 2015 trdefence.com (DefenseNews)


ANKARA — Turkish defense electronics specialist Aselsan and US Honeywell have signed a memorandum of understanding to generate a framework for future collaboration, Aselsan said in a statement Friday.


The statement from Turkey’s biggest company said: “[Aselsan and Honeywell] signed a memorandum of understanding on the third day of the IDEX 2015 Exhibition at Abu Dhabi.”


It said that the agreement sets forth a pathway for collaboration on avionics products for both civilian and military industries.


It also said: “To ensure that the cooperative work to be undertaken by the companies proceeds efficiently, the parties have agreed to establish a Steering Committee to ensure regular meetings as well as dedicated Working Groups to execute the collaborative efforts.”


Aselsan says its business focuses on in-house critical capabilities, state-of-the-art technologies and sustainable research and development.


The company, listed on the Istanbul Stock Exchange, primarily engages in design, development, production, system integration, modernization and after sales services in the fields of military communication systems, professional communication systems, radar and electronic warfare systems, electro-optical systems, avionic systems, defense and weapon systems, C4ISR systems, naval combat systems, transportation systems, security systems, and energy and power management systems.

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14 mai 2013 2 14 /05 /mai /2013 12:20
A US military fully loaded HEMTT truck leaving for Iraq. Photo courtesy of Ultratone85.

A US military fully loaded HEMTT truck leaving for Iraq. Photo courtesy of Ultratone85.

14 May 2013 army-technology.com


Honeywell Technology Solutions (HTSI) has been awarded a contract to supply mission-capable heavy tactical vehicles to the US Army as part of a military vehicle programme.


Representing the continuation of the company's ongoing support to the programme, the $72.4m contract covers provision of vehicles, along with required training to the army personnel for safe operation and maintenance of heavy tactical vehicles fleet over the next three years.


Under the contract, the company's certified mechanics will repair, overhaul and deliver fully mission-capable vehicles for worldwide use by the US Army, Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers.


The instructor staff will also provide real time training to on-the-ground units prior to delivery, to ensure sufficient knowledge is provided to personnel on how to troubleshoot, order parts and repair equipment.


The comprehensive training will also enable operators to know all characteristics, capabilities and functions of the vehicles, before their actual deployment in combat operations.


Honeywell Technology Solutions president Carey Smith said: "Our teams have fielded and trained thousands of soldiers all over the world, and they understand the importance of ensuring that our soldiers are equipped to operate and maintain these trucks in any situation and in any region."


The heavy tactical wheeled vehicles programme comes under the TACOM Transportation Systems Program Executive Office.


Integral to the army's global logistical footprint, the 10t heavy tactical vehicles are primarily operated for personnel, supplies and equipment transport missions.


Trucks that include the heavy expanded mobility tactical truck (HEMTT), heavy equipment transporter, and the palletised load system have regularly been upgraded with latest technology and capabilities, while some others have received full armour packages.


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