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April 5, 2016

Rockwell Collins' employees honored with the Patriot Award

It wasn’t long after Joy Christian joined Rockwell Collins in December of 2014 that she was deployed as part of her duties as a Petty Officer First Class in the U.S. Navy Reserve. The senior service center technician — based out of Rockwell Collins' Atlanta, Georgia, facility — said that deployment taught her a lot about her new company and her managers.

January 8, 2016

F-35 Helmet Mounted Display System featured on the cover of Popular Science

The cover of the latest issue of Popular Science magazine showcases the Rockwell Collins ESA Vision Systems, LLC, F-35 Helmet Mounted Display System (HMDS). The technology of the HMDS also is highlighted in the cover story “The Last Fighter Pilot,” in the January/February 2016 issue.

November 10, 2015

Leveraging the strength of the Veteran network

Rockwell Collins’ Director of Navy Programs in the Washington Operations office, Jeff "JD" Davis, is a recently retired Naval Aviator who served our country for 29 years.Davis flew over 200 combat missions in places like Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia and Kosovo, achieving 4,500 hours and 1,000 arrested landings in carrier-based aircraft including the A-6E, F-14, E-2C/D, and the F-18D, F/G.

November 10, 2015

Tapping military skills to accelerate international growth

Rockwell Collins Director of Asia Pacific Government Systems Business Development, Doug Schoen, uses his military experience as a Naval Officer and helicopter pilot to help him in his current position every day.His technical knowledge of avionics, communications, navigation and surveillance systems, combined with strong leadership skills and the ability to perform under pressure, helps Schoen lead a team responsible for driving our company’s international revenue in the high growth AsiaPac region.

November 10, 2015

From nuclear powered ships to flight simulation, utilizing military skills to manage programs

Maria Winters, principal program manager, Simulation and Training Solutions, applies her technical engineering knowledge, leadership and planning skills learned in the Navy to perform her job at Rockwell Collins every day.

October 26, 2015

Two programs named as Aviation Week Program Excellence finalists

Our Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) program was selected in the Sub-System Level Research and Development/System Development and Demonstration category. Our F/A-18 Displays Performance Based Logistics (PBL) program was selected in the Sub-System Sustainment category.

October 8, 2015

Hard work pays off as KC-46 makes first flight

With years of hard work under their belts, hundreds of Rockwell Collins employees assigned to the KC-46 program recently received some good news — Boeing’s newest tanker successfully made its first flight Sept. 25 near Everett, Washington.

September 22, 2015

Rockwell Collins’ advanced technologies for Degraded Visual Environments clear the air for military helicopter pilots

Just imagine that you’re a Black Hawk helicopter pilot trying to land your aircraft on rough terrain in blinding brownout or whiteout conditions. Unfortunately, this is what military helicopter pilots must do on an all-too frequent basis.

September 9, 2015

Leigh Parker featured in diversity magazine

Leigh Parker, vice president of Commercial Systems Engineering, is one of more than 150 senior women executives featured in Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 14th annual Women Worth Watching issue.

August 14, 2015

From a Tanzania refugee camp to Rockwell Collins

Kwizera Imani was 10 years old when he first set foot on a commercial airliner. Bright-eyed with excitement, yet a bit apprehensive, the Tanzania native and his family of nine were bound for a new life in America.