AAI Logistics & Technical Services, AAI Test & Training and AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems are operating units of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. company. Originally founded in 1950 as AAI Corporation, Textron Systems announced the formation of three separate AAI organizations in 2011. This organizational change will continue to power efficiencies and enable each business to better support customers current and future needs. AAI Corporation, along with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and supports aerospace and defense technologies. It offers unmanned aircraft systems, micro air vehicles, remote video terminals, ground control stations, and portable ground control stations. The company also engages in the design and development of training solutions, such as sonar, satellite, and aircraft trainers. In addition, it offers simulation-based maintenance training devices, modular simulated aircraft maintenance trainers, sentry airborne warning and control systems, joint surveillance target attack radar systems, electronic warfare trainers, embedded on-board trainers, and air defense trainers. Further, the company provides flight line, depot, and product line electronic test equipment; and acoustic detection systems, aviation ground support equipment, and armament and mechanical systems. Furthermore, it offers operations, maintenance, logistics, and supply chain services; and engineering and modification, training and simulation, and depot support services. AAI offers its products for intelligence gathering, surveillance, target acquisition, reconnaissance, observation, and battle damage assessment applications. The company has a strategic alliance with ViaSat Inc. AAI Corporation was founded in 1950 and is based in Hunt Valley, Maryland. It has additional offices in Ohio, Texas, Arizona, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, South Carolina, Oklahoma, and Utah; and Hayes, United Kingdom. AAI Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Textron Systems Corporation.