According to a release from the corporation, the "Innovation Center" will be led by
The corporation expects to hire new staff in
Part of the operations at the local center will be developing the "MissionView" system, which "integrates state-of-the-art sensor systems, day/night cameras and a lighted hook with modern tablet computers to provide all crew members easy-to-understand real-time streaming video and other information critical to the mission."
Engineering work, including testing, qualification, field and production support of legacy products and ongoing development programs, will remain at
"As the industry's dedicated hoist, winch and hook specialists, we are taking the lead to innovate and think beyond what's always been done," said
Repp has been involved with aerospace and defense-related work for more than 30 years. He recently served as the chief technology officer for HDT Global.
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