Profile: Rockwell Collins Inc (COL)
16 Mar 2018
Rockwell Collins, Inc., incorporated on March 1, 2001, designs, produces and supports communications and aviation systems for commercial and military customers. The Company provides information management services through voice and data communication networks and solutions across the world. The Company operates through three segments: Commercial Systems, Government Systems and Information Management Services. The Company also provides a range of services to its customers through a network of service centers, including equipment repair and overhaul, service parts, field service engineering, training, technical information services and aftermarket used equipment sales.
The Commercial Systems segment supplies aviation electronics systems, products and services to customers located throughout the world. Its customer base includes original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of commercial air transport, business and regional aircraft, commercial airlines and business aircraft operators. Its commercial aviation electronics systems, products and services include integrated avionics systems, such as Pro Line Fusion; integrated cabin electronics solutions, including cabin management systems with touch-screen controls, wireless connectivity, high definition video and audio, and entertainment and information content, such as Airshow moving maps; communications systems and products, such as data link, high frequency (HF), very high frequency (VHF) and satellite communications systems; navigation systems and products, including landing sensors to enable fully automatic landings, radio navigation and geophysical sensors, as well as flight management systems; situational awareness and surveillance systems and products, such as synthetic and vision systems, surface surveillance and guidance solutions, head-up guidance systems, weather radar and collision avoidance systems; integrated flight controls, including fly-by-wire, flight guidance with auto-land capability, pilot controls, and primary and secondary electro-mechanical actuation; simulation and training systems, including full-flight simulators for crew training, visual system products, training systems and engineering services, and maintenance, repair, parts, after-sales support services and aftermarket used equipment. The Company also offers a range of cabin products for commercial aircraft and business jets including seating, food and beverages preparation and storage equipments, lighting and oxygen systems, and modular galley and lavatory systems
Air transport aviation electronics include avionics, cabin systems and flight control systems for large commercial transport aircraft platforms. Its products offered for OEM applications in the air transport category are marketed directly to aircraft OEMs and airline operators, while its products offered for aftermarket applications are primarily marketed to the airline operators. Business and regional aviation electronics include integrated avionics, cabin management and flight control systems for application on regional and business aircraft platforms. The Company develops integrated avionics, cabin and flight control solutions for business and regional aircraft OEMs and supports them with integration into other aircraft systems. Products offered for OEM applications in the business and regional aircraft category are marketed directly to the aircraft OEMs. Products offered for aftermarket applications are primarily marketed through distributors for business aviation and directly to regional airline operators.
The Government Systems segment provides a range of electronic products, systems and services to customers including the United States Department of Defense, various ministries of defense, other government agencies and defense contractors around the world. Its defense-related systems, products and services include communications systems and products designed to enable the transmission of information across the communications spectrum; navigation products and systems, including radio navigation products, global positioning system (GPS) equipment and multi-mode receivers; avionics systems for aircraft flight decks, including cockpit display products (multipurpose flat panel head-down displays, wide field of view head-up and helmet-mounted displays), flight controls, information/data processing and communications, navigation, safety and surveillance systems; precision targeting, electronic warfare and range and training systems; simulation and training systems, including visual system products, training systems and services; space wheels for satellite stabilization, and maintenance, repair, parts, after-sales support services and aftermarket used equipment.
Avionics consists of electronic solutions for a range of airborne platforms, including fixed wing aircraft and military and civil rotary wing aircraft, unmanned aerial systems (UASs) and the associated aircrew and maintenance training devices and services. It provides complete avionics solutions, including cockpit avionics, mission system applications and system integration, and also provides individual avionics products to platform integrators. Communication and navigation products include full spectrum communication solutions for voice and data connectivity for government and military use in the air, on the ground and at sea. Products include radio communication, data links, electronic warfare and networked communication systems. Its navigation products include GPS-based products used for precision navigation and targeting applications. These applications include airborne, vehicular, maritime, soldier navigation devices, precision targeting subsystems, precision-guided weapons products, range and training systems and a range of embedded GPS applications.
Information Management Services
The Information Management Services segment provides communications services, systems integration and security solutions across the aviation, airport, rail and nuclear security markets to customers located around the world. Its customer base includes commercial airlines, business aircraft operators, the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), airport and critical infrastructure operators and major passenger and freight railroads. Its information management services include voice and data communication services, such as air-to-ground GLOBALink and ground-to-ground AviNet services, which enable satellite, VHF and HF transmissions between the cockpit, air traffic control, airline operation centers, reservation systems and other third parties ensuring safety and efficiency for commercial airlines and other related entities in the aviation ecosystem; global flight support services for business aircraft operators, under the ARINCDirect brand, including flight planning and datalink, international trip support, cabin connectivity solutions and flight operations management software; airport communications and information systems; train dispatching and information systems including solutions; mission critical security command and control systems for nuclear power facilities with functions such as intrusion detection, access control, video and credential management and vehicle identification, and high throughput cabin connectivity solutions.
The Company competes with Honeywell International, Inc., Thales S.A., Panasonic, Raytheon Co., Harris Corp., BAE Systems Aerospace, Inc., General Dynamics Corporation, L3 Communications, Inc., The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corp., CAE Inc., General Electric Co., Garmin International Inc., SITA, Esterline Technologies Corp., Elbit Systems Ltd., Satcom Direct, Inc. and FlightSafety International.
Rockwell Collins Inc
400 Collins Rd NE
CEDAR RAPIDS IA 52498-0505
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