Maximize Mission Effectiveness with an Integrated, Intuitive Video Management System

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New generation processor cards are ready to deliver

Wireless Data Acquisition is Now Ready to Deploy

Industry-leading Helicopter Securing and Traversing Systems

Modular, Upgradeable, Turret Aiming and Stabilization System

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Pushing Performance to the Limits

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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Secure Your Critical Data Network Attached Storage systems offer scalable storage, flexible I/O and data encryption for your critical data-at-rest network applications. MORE> High Performance Embedded Computing See how the OpenHPEC Accelerator Suite allows you to build complex application software and manage hundreds of cores in HPEC systems. MORE> Achieve Operational Effectiveness Video Management Systems provide scaleable, easy to install and use airborne surveillance solutions. MORE> Breathe New Life & Increased Performance Industry leading range of processor cards with Intel, Power Architecture and ARM-based Single Board Computers in 3U, 6U or XMC form factors MORE> Embedded Systems Tailored to Your Program Our unmatched systems capabilities ensure the success of your program’s system design, development and integration. 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> Wireless Flight Test Instrumentation Wireless is now available for Flight Test Instrumentation. Sensors can now be added quickly and to previously unreachable locations and for lower data rate applications. MORE> Deploy ISR/EW Applications Faster The CHAMP-GP3 GU VPX NVIDIA Tesla M6 MXM GPU Processor Card brings super computing to the warfighter. MORE> Ultra Small Form Factor ARM Mission Computing 75% smaller than traditional mission computers, the new miniature Parvus DuraCOR 310 features quad-core NXP i.MX6 ARM processing and low power consumption. MORE> DO-254/178B Safety Certifiable COTS Boards Pre-qualified and artifact supplied COTS graphics, I/O and SBC modules reduce costs and development risk to system integrators and designers of safety certifiable systems. MORE> Securely & Affordably Connect Systems Rugged networking cards in open standard form factors enable mobile networks to deploy digital network architectures for situational awareness & netcentric operations. MORE> Single Operator Helicopter Handling Innovative Manual Aircraft Straighten and Traverse (MAST) system provides a safe, secure method of maneuvering and traversing helicopters onboard space-constrained ships MORE>

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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> Video: Wireless Data Acquisition in Flight Test Instrumentation Sensors can now be added quickly and to previously unreachable locations and for... 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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