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Rockwell Collins Inks New Deals Overseas
DUBAI, UAE (CBS 2/FOX 28) -- Cedar Rapids-based Rockwell Collins is racking up deals overseas. The company today announced new deals with airlines in Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi.
The deals mean hundreds of planes will receive upgraded software from Rockwell Collins. The deals were announced during the Dubai air show.
Rockwell Collins has recently launched a push to begin conducting more business in the private sector rather than government contracts. The shift began shortly after sequester cuts took effect, impacting deals the company had with the U.S. Military.
Rockwell Collins is the largest employer in Cedar Rapids and now conducts business in 27 countries.