Industry-leading Helicopter Securing and Traversing Systems

Address Safety and Maintenance Concerns without Increasing LRU

Data Acquisition within a Crash Protected Recorder

Enabling Mounted-Assured Position, Navigation and Timing (MAPS)

in GPS-denied environments

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New generation Intel processor cards are ready to deliver

Provide optimal passenger comfort with Industry leading train tilting technology

Deploy VICTORY Faster with SWaP Optimized Systems

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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 as one of the most innovative designers and manufacturers of highly engineered systems built to perform reliably in harsh conditions. 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 engineering 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> ESCADU Air Data Computer The Enhanced Software Configurable Air Data Unit (ESCADU) air data computer holds 15 configurations for 15 different aircraft in one unit. 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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Using Software Defined Radio for Faster Speeds and Increased Bandwidth This white paper outlines the evolution of existing architectures, comparing them... MORE> Mezzanine Processors: Lighten your Single Board Computer Footprint to Zero This white paper examines the benefits of mezzanine processors, and illustrates... MORE> Flight Recorder Delivers SWaP-C Benefits for Legacy Avionics Systems An aircraft operator sought a replacement Accident Data Recorder that would... MORE> Bridging Legacy Fibre Channel and Modern Ethernet Clients with iSCSI and NAS This whitepaper discusses the history of Fibre Channel (FC) and how FC emulation... MORE> Enabling VICTORY Data Bus Network for an Armored Ground Vehicle A major systems integrator with proven successes developing combat vehicles for... MORE> Overcoming the Challenges of Recording High Speed Flight Test Data A leading defense contractor required data acquisition and recording of flight... MORE> Secure Router/Processor for Airborne Multi-Link Communications Gateway A major U.S. system integrator required an airworthy secure IP network router and... MORE> Backplane Ethernet: Enabling High-Performance Embedded Systems This paper provides an overview of the benefits of backplane Ethernet and... MORE> HPEC: High Availability by Design As the next generation of embedded defense systems become even more complex with... MORE> Flexible COTS Data Capture and Crash Protected Recording for Small Fleets The introduction of new regulations can become a challenge for fleet operators as... MORE> Ultra-Small Form Factor Mission Systems: Great Things Come in Small Packages The military and aerospace market maintains an insatiable appetite for smaller,... MORE> Transferring Data from Data Acquisition Units (DAU) Transferring data from a data acquisition unit can be done in different ways to... MORE>


31 Flavors of Ethernet For systems that need higher performance and where size and weight are critical,... MORE> Securing your system when the roof is on fire with High Availability Clusters Fault tolerance systems are defined by their ability to continue operating in the... MORE> SWaP-optimized 3U VPX system with removable memory The Removable Memory Cartridge is scalable and adaptable to wide variety of... MORE> Mastering the art and science of sample clock synchronization There are many aspects of analog digitization that affect the overall performance... MORE> Why not use robots to check your wiring and sensors for faults? Curtiss-Wright has been researching machine learning algorithms in order to detect... MORE> The Fierce Power of Flexibility Introducing the new versatile power supply with XMC sites that enables 3U VPX... MORE> Certification in Multi-core COTS Modules – When Sharing is a Challenge In contrast to the traditional single-cored processors used in safety certifiable... 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>
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