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Rockwell Collins modification services selected for B-52 Training System

29 December 2016

Subcontracted by team member Aviation Training Consulting

System will ensure the Air Forces ability to maintain crew readiness for its bomber strike force

Contract duration is eight years

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Nov. 29, 2016) - Rockwell Collins, as subcontractor to Aviation Training Consulting (ATC), will assist ATC in providing training systems modifications to the B-52 Training System. The contract runs through 2024 and will ensure the Air Forces ability to maintain crew readiness for its bomber strike force.

There is great need to keep the training system concurrent with the aircraft to meet emerging threat environments, said Nick Gibbs, vice president and general manager of Simulation & Training Solutions. Rockwell Collins will be able to provide support necessary for tactical and strategic operations, all while ensuring top-notch cyber security solutions.

Rockwell Collins will support ATC in restoring concurrency to the B-52 Training System by developing major system modifications to support new capabilities on board the B-52 Bomber aircraft. Major modifications include upgrades to the cockpit procedures trainer, electronic warfare simulator, weapons systems trainer, aircrew training devices, and mission trainers.

Rockwell Collins portion of work under contract will be completed out of the Rockwell Collins Simulation and Training Solutions facility in Sterling, Virginia.

About Rockwell CollinsRockwell Collins is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative aviation and high-integrity solutions for both commercial and government applications. Our expertise in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, simulation and training, and information management is delivered by a global workforce, and a service and support network that crosses more than 150 countries. To find out more, please visit

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