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UTC Aerospace Systems Showcasing Proven ISR and Situational Awareness Technology at AUSA

Monday, October 22, 2012

UTC Aerospace Systems Showcasing Proven ISR and Situational Awareness Technology at AUSA10:45 EDT Monday, October 22, 2012CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems is showcasing its full range of proven situational awareness and ISR capabilities suitable for Army applications during the Army Annual Meeting & Exposition (AUSA) show, in Washington D.C., October 22-24. The company will display at booth 2103. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)The booth features the UTC Aerospace Systems operationally proven laser warning capabilities for airborne and ground application which enable the detection and categorization of laser rangefinders, target designators and beamriders. Highlighted are the Cloud Cap Piccolo autopilots providing feature rich capabilities with superior performance and reliability, along with the Cloud Cap TASE gimbals; these offer the highest performance in the lowest SWaP (Size, Weight and Power) in the industry.UTC Aerospace Systems short-wave infrared (SWIR) cameras are also on display.  These cameras offer SWIR capability in a compact format, with high resolution.  Their lightweight size and ruggedized housing make them suitable for helmet and rifle mounting, while still being able to capture images through obscurants such as fog, haze and smoke.Army aviation technologies on display include HUMS technology for helicopter applications together with Winslow life raft technology and hand-launched micro-UAS products.  The guidance, navigation and control technologies shown include terrain reference (TERPROM) navigation software and micro-electro-mechanical (MEMS) inertial sensors.Technical teams will be on hand throughout the show for expert demonstrations and to answer questions on products displayed.UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries.www.utcaerospacesystems.com  SOURCE UTC Aerospace SystemsFor further information: Julie Mears, 44 7747 757115, Julie.mears@utas.utc.com, Andrew Martin, +1-704-423-7048, andrew.martin@utas.utc.com