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Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions, a division of Curtiss-Wright, is an industry-leading supplier of sophisticated electronics products. We are recognized around the world as one of the most innovative designers and manufacturers of highly engineered systems built to perform reliably in harsh conditions. We continue to lead the way in developing and marketing advanced solutions that address the rapidly evolving requirements of aerospace, defense and industrial customers.

With design and manufacturing facilities located across North America and Europe, and sales and support teams located around the globe, we are uniquely positioned to satisfy the most demanding electronics, packaging and systems challenges.


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DuraDBH-672 Digital Beachhead GbE Switch and Vehicle Processor System The DuraDBH-672 Digital Beachhead Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) is capable of hosting VICTORY services software and an integrated military GPS receiver. MORE> OpenHPEC Software Development Tools OpenHPEC provides HPEC system integrators with access to open architecture APIs & tools to ease & improve the design & verification of multi-node systems while improving time-to-deployment. MORE> Aiming and Stabilization Systems The Turret Drive Servo System (TDSS) is a modular, scalable aiming and stabilization system that equips troops in the field with the most precise and reliable turret control available for extreme terrain. MORE> Watch the Video Management Systems Advantages Video Watch Curtiss-Wright's Video Management System (VMS) video to learn more about these complete surveillance solutions functionality in rotary and fixed wing aircraft. MORE> VPX Processor Cards Data and signal processing continues requiring increased performance with lower power and high performance I/O. Curtiss-Wright addresses these demands through full line of VPX processor cards. MORE> Underwater Sensor Handling A field proven range of cable handling systems developed for naval applications, supporting a range of depth requirements and vessel sizes. MORE> Parvus MCOTS Mission Systems Modified COTS(MCOTS) modular, open-architecture-based mission computers can be tailored to meet your requirements, often without traditional NRE fees and in a number of weeks. MORE> Network Attached Storage Curtiss-Wright Encrypted Network Attached Storage (NAS) products are rugged storage subsystems utilizing solid state media that provide file services to clients on an Ethernet network and are used for a wide range of defense and aerospace applications. MORE> RVG-SDI Crossbar Video Switch New Small Form Factor 3G-SDI Video Switch Eases the Distribution of Video on Ground and Airborne Platforms MORE> Air Data Fundamentals Air data computers are used by aircraft to acquire and process data from pitot and static pressure sensors, data buses and analog inputs to obtain key air data parameters. Watch this video to learn more about the fundamental operation of air data computers. MORE> Enhanced Performance with Intel Xeon D Intel's Xeon D processor with up to 16 cores and AVX2 is a "game changer" for embedded defense applications. MORE>

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Automatic Sensor and Wiring Detection in Data Acquisition Systems In this white paper we will discuss how machine learning algorithms can be used to... MORE> Overcoming the Challenges of DO-254 Certification in Multi-core COTS Modules How can COTS modules meet the mandatory safety certification requirements? We... MORE> Data Transport for OpenVPX HPEC Introducing the basics of both the hardware and data transfer mechanisms for... MORE> Wideband DDC as Part of an Integrated Approach The increasing speed requirements for DCCs to handle greater volumes of data and... MORE> Implementing a Structural Health Monitoring Program on an EH101 The Portuguese Air Force implements a Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) system on... MORE> Embedded Ethernet - Physical Layer Standards Initially intended to connect computers on local networks, Ethernet applications... MORE> Data Recorder Emulates Fibre Channel Target Drive on a UAV A leading defense Prime Contractor was tasked with upgrading an unmanned airborne... MORE> Stabilized, modular, turret drive system for modern infantry fighting vehicles Curtiss-Wright was challenged to create a turret drive system with modular LRUs... MORE> Air Data Fundamentals Air data computers are used by aircraft to acquire and process data from pitot and... MORE> Meeting the Challenge of Direct Sampling of SATCOM Data A major SATCOM provider came to Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions to see if there... MORE> CNS4 Flexible Data Storage in 3 Dimensions When selecting a rugged secure storage solution you must consider the three... MORE> Rotorcraft Fleet Logistics Optimization An operator of a diverse fleet of rotorcraft required a sensing solution that... MORE>


The King is dead; Long live FPGA Digital Down Converters (DDC) The way the Digital Down Converters(DDC) function is now implemented has changed... MORE> Paving The Future Of HPEC The newest rugged products, support and software development tools are in the... MORE> Overcoming the Challenges of Direct Radio Frequency Sampling with Digital Down Converters (DDCs) There are great advantages with direct Radio Frequency(RF) solutions, principally... MORE> More Safety and Less Maintenance – can you get it without installing more boxes? The functions of a data acquisition unit can be combined into a Crash Protected... MORE> Delivering Compact Solutions Utilizing 3U Architectures The trend of converting 6U rugged VME and VPX systems to 3U VPX form factors as... MORE> How air data computers can deal with downwash Rotorcraft experience some unique phenomena because of how they operate and these... MORE> FMC+ - Ready for the mainstream What's the buzz about the new FMC+ standard which has targeted key new technology... MORE> Use of GPGPU technology increases in aerospace and defense applications Why are we starting to see GPGPUs develop into a mainstay building block for... MORE> What is a Commercial Development System and Why Do I Need One? A Commercial Development System (CDS) is a complete system made from commercial... MORE> Using HPC tools to solve HPEC development challenges With an overwhelming number of processors being used for High Performance... MORE> Accelerating Radar Processing with FPGAs and C-to-Gates Methodology With Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and Electronic Warfare (EW) systems complex... MORE> The Challenges Integrators Face When Building A System Curtiss-Wright has developed a VPX embedded software test infrastructure that... MORE>
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