United Industrial's AAI Corporation Receives Order from U.S. Army for 14 Additional Shadow(R) Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems

HUNT VALLEY, Md., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- United Industrial Corporation (NYSE: UIC), an affiliate of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), announced today that its AAI Corporation subsidiary has received an order from the U.S. Army for production of 14...

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Textron Systems Corporation ("Textron Systems") provides innovative technology solutions to meet the needs of the defense, homeland security and aerospace communities. The company is known for its precision smart weapons, surveillance systems, complex intelligence and communications systems, aircraft control components, piston engines, specialty marine craft and armored vehicles. Textron Systems is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Avco Corporation. Avco Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Textron Inc. More information is available at www.textronsystems.com.

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