|[July 25, 2014]
Rockwell Collins Sells Military Ground-Based Satellite Communications Portfolio
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa --(Business Wire)--
Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE: COL) today announced it has completed the
sale of its satellite communications business. The business, which
designs, manufactures and services ground-based satellite communication
systems primarily for military customers, will be renamed DataPath (News - Alert), Inc.
"This transaction is part of a strategy to reshape our Government
Systems portfolio to align with the changing dynamics of the defense
environment, and focus on core products that will fuel future growth for
the company," said Rokwell Collins CEO and President Kelly Ortberg.
The sale includes operations in Duluth, Georgia, and Stockholm, Sweden,
and includes approximately 365 employees.
About Rockwell Collins
Rockwell Collins is a pioneer in the
development and deployment of innovative communication and aviation
electronic solutions for both commercial and government applications.
Our expertise in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission
communications, simulation and training, and information management is
delivered by a global workforce, and a service and support network that
crosses more than 150 countries. To find out more, please visit http://www.rockwellcollins.com.
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