Portland, Oregon

Pacstar & Parvus Support
Portland, Oregon
Rugged Communications, Computing, and Networking Systems

Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions’ full range of PacStar and Parvus solutions are engineered and created in this facility, including:

  • Small form factor tactical and deployable communications products for complex and demanding military, government, and commercial applications.
  • Modular mission computers and  variants with pre-integrated application-specific I/O
  • Small form factor Ethernet switches and secure routers, including some integrating
  • based on PacStar 400-Series modular communications combined with top-of-the-line communications management software and a vast array of partner technologies.
  • Intuitive communications management software that addresses the growing problem of communications system management complexity.
  • Fixed network and communications solutions that meet mission-critical requirements while driving down total cost of ownership.
PacStar Communications Solutions
Tactical communications solutions that enable enhanced battlefield situational awareness for warfighters, comprised of COTS-based, rugged, low-SWaP hardware and proprietary IQ-Core® Software.
Small & Ultra-Small Form Factor Mission Computers
Minimize SWaP without sacrificing performance. Our modular LRUs leverage industry-leading, open standards-based technology in highly rugged, miniature packaging.
Rugged, Small Form Factor Networking Systems
Highly rugged small & ultra-small form factor networking systems with simple, plug-and-play unmanaged Layer 2 to high-bandwidth managed Layer 3 and rugged Cisco IOS technology.
Data-in-Motion Encryption
Data-in-motion, also called data-in-transit, refers to digital information when transferring between network system nodes.
Modified COTS
Modifying our COTS solutions at the system level to suit your unique requirements will help you: save money, reduce risk and accelerate time to market.
Technical Support
We look forward to being your preferred supplier and exceeding your expectations in answering product questions and assisting you with repairs.

Facility Details:

The 45,400 square-foot facility in Portland, OR includes a production department and a warehouse. Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions employs a wide range of skilled professionals in Portland on a full-time basis, more than 50 percent of which are engineers.

Staff use advanced tools and methodologies to support our stringent processes. They include:

  • SPICE electronic circuit simulator
  • SolidWorks 3D modeling and simulation software
  • SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software
  • TIPQA quality management software
  • Six Sigma methodologies


For Parvus products, the Portland, OR facility has the following certifications and standards.

AS9100D & ISO 9001:2015 Quality management for aviation, space, and defense industries
IPC-A-610 ANSI/J-STD-001 Class 3 Electronic assemblies
IPC-6012 Class 3 Printed wiring board (PWB) for space and military avionics
ISO 10007 Configuration management
MIL-STD-2077 DEF-STAN-00-52 Issue 3 Acceptance test procedure guidelines
MIL-STD-130, DOC# 810409 Marking and labeling
MIL-I-46058 IPC-A-610 Conformal coating
IPC-7711/7721 Rework and repair


The facility also develops some customer-specific solutions, along with a range of card-level COTS products that include power, I/O, and Ethernet modules for integration.

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15055 SW Sequoia Pkwy, #100,
Portland, OR, United States

Phone: +1.503.403.3000
Fax: +1.503.403.3001