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AVISTA defense solutions

PDFAVISTA defense capabilities

PDFAVISTA maritime systems capabilities

PDFAVISTA unmanned systems (UAV/UAS) capabilities

Software systems to manage and protect national security and ensure smooth government operation must be developed in a timely manner, and absolutely needs to be secure and reliable. With experienced US-based engineers for export-controlled project work, Esterline AVISTA Engineering Services has the best people in the business, working with world-class processes: RTCA (DO-178B/C, DO-254), CMMI, AS9100, PMP, ARP-4754A, and more.

We’ve created solutions for diverse defense applications, including flight-management systems, flight-planning and flight-formation systems, GPS-driven precision mapping applications, and satellite communications. Selected projects include:

  • KC-135 Stratotanker: Supported multiple phases of a major cockpit upgrade, including the flight management system.
  • S-70B Seahawk: Supported implementations of the flight management system for multiple derivatives of this platform.
  • RQ-1 Predator B / MQ-9 Reaper: Supported development of embedded software systems and airworthiness certification.
  • C-17 Globemaster III: Supported testing activities.
  • C-130 Hercules Avionics Modernization Program (AMP): Supported development of a satellite communication system.
  • Joint Combat Aircraft: Supported development of software systems.
  • F-15E Strike Eagle: Supported development of software systems.
  • AT-6 Wolverine: Supported development and testing of the rudder control system.
  • Military utility vehicle: Developed software for the autonomous steering system.

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