In the aerospace and defense industries, Textron has broad capabilities, including the research, development, and production of helicopters (Bell Helicopter), gas turbine and
reciprocating engine systems (Lycoming Engines), and business jets and turboprop and single-engine piston aircraft (Cessna and Beechcraft). The Textron Systems unit produces advanced
weapons, airborne and ground surveillance systems, specialty marine craft, and armored vehicles.
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