Press Advisory

January 30, 2009

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Innovative Joins Textron's FCS Team

Wilmington, MA - Innovative Applied Sciences this month secured a spot on the Textron Defense Systems Future Combat Systems team.

Future Combat Systems (FCS) is a is an Army modernization initiative designed to link soldiers to a wide range of weapons, sensors, and information systems by means of a mobile ad hoc network architecture. FCS systems will enable unprecedented levels of joint interoperability, shared situational awareness and the ability to execute highly synchronized mission operations.

Innovative is supporting Textron to develop Urban and Tactical Unattended Ground Sensors (UGS) for FCS.

"Textron is looking for Innovative Applied Sciences to bring in-depth knowledge of real-time system development on resource constrained platforms." according to Michael J. Prevost, Innovative's CEO. "We are committed to supporting this strategic program and client through development, field testing, and spin out to FCS Brigades."

About Innovative - Innovative Applied Sciences is a Systems and Software Engineering company focused on real-time and embedded systems. It has over 15 years of experience developing systems and software for the defense industry and for fortune 500 clients with a need for real-time and embedded technologies. Innovative is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned (SDVO) Small Business with offices in Massachusetts, New York, and Maine. More information is available at:

About Textron - Textron Defense Systems Corporation has been providing innovative solutions to the defense, homeland security and aerospace communities for over 50 years. Known for its precision smart weapons, intelligent battlefield systems, surveillance systems, intelligence software solutions, aircraft control components, piston engines, armored vehicles and unmanned aircraft systems, Textron Systems includes AAI, HR Textron, Lycoming Engines, Overwatch Tactical Operations, Overwatch Geospatial Operations, Textron Defense Systems and Textron Marine & Land Systems. Textron Systems Corporation is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Textron Inc. More information is available at

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