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NEWS | Aug. 1, 2016

Air Force Signs First-Ever CRADA for the Non-DoD Military Aircraft Office


  • COMPANY NAME: Textron AirLand, LLC, Witchita, KS
  • TECHNICAL PROJECT OFFICE: Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Engineering Direcorate, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

A Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) has been signed between the Air Force and Textron AirLand, LLC, a Textron Inc. company located in Wichita, Kansas.

A CRADA is a unique collaboration that enables the transfer and exchange of technology and professional expertise and provides access to extensive government-funded research and development resources.

“This is the first of its kind; we have not done a CRADA like this before and we have never had a partnership with industry to assess aircraft that are not under an Air Force acquisition contract,” said Jorge F. Gonzalez, USAF Technical Airworthiness Authority.

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