System Integration

System Integration
System Integration

Expand Your Development Team With Our Expert System Architects

Reduce Your Risk and Time to Market

With decades of experience designing VITA standards-based, rugged C5ISR systems, our team of system architects work with you to define a system solution that best meets the needs of your program requirements. Whether your system is destined for an airborne, ground, or naval platform, Curtiss-Wright has the MOSA system design expertise you’ll need, earned from supporting hundreds of programs and deployed rugged systems around the world. Our system integration services leverage our innovative commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) modules, including a variety of plug-in cards (PICs) developed in alignment with The Open Group Sensor Open Systems Architecture™ (SOSA) Technical Standard and C5ISR/EW Modular Open Suite of Standards (CMOSS). Our system integration services are available in both U.S.- and Europe-based facilities, making it easy for our customers to meet regional, ITAR, and USEO requirements.

SOSA & CMOSS System Development

Because we’re actively involved in the development of open standards like SOSA, we’re uniquely positioned to provide hands-on support, guidance, and integration services to ensure our clients’ systems meet the emerging specifications. We offer flexible, highly rugged chassis options in three-, five-, or eight-slot configurations. Each chassis has a SOSA- and CMOSS-aligned backplane so you can design almost any functionality into your system without modification. Plus, our Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) allows you to test and deploy faster, with only an eight-week delivery of demo-quality, rugged systems and cards.

System Integration Engineering Services
Systems Engineering
We have extensive experience in platform-level system integration and embedded hardware optimization, with a wide range of military and commercial applications.
Electrical Engineering
Our engineering team specializes in rapid product design and development for a broad and diverse range of products designed to lower lifecycle costs.
Environmental Testing
Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions has extensive experience in environmental, electrical, power quality, and EMI qualification testing.
Test Engineering
The System Integration and Verification (SIV) group has the capability and technical knowledge to troubleshoot and debug all types of embedded products.
Mechanical Engineering
Our mechanical engineers have experience in electronic packaging for harsh environments, such as NBC, EMI, shock, vibration, temperature and radiation.
Software Engineering
Our software engineers work with all aspects of the real-time embedded software lifecycle, including diverse programs such as DO-178B Level A.
Specialty Engineering
Our specialty engineering team handles RMS & ILS, product supportability and availability, and integrated logistics support engineering.

System Integration, Engineering, Test Planning & Verification Services

When you have a system integration challenge, reach out to our system design team as early in your program cycle as possible and let a Curtiss-Wright system architect put their system integration expertise to work for you. Our unmatched breadth of system integration capabilities helps to eliminate your design risk to ensure the success of your program’s system development, integration, and deployment.

See the Full Scope of Our Services
Field-Proven VPX System Design Examples
Deployable CMOSS Chassis
This compact ground vehicle system design provides processing, I/O, and Ethernet switch to survive in a 71°C environment.
ISR Mission Processor Unit
Designed for an unmanned situational awareness helicopter, this system features a highly rugged deployed processor and FFT cooling to increase thermal performance of standard conduction-cooled cards.
Airborne Mission Management Systems
This mission computer system is designed for medium to large helicopters and aircraft.
2-Slot 3U OpenVPX Mission Computer
This system is designed for space- and weight-constrained unmanned aerial vehicles and rotorcraft.
3U VPX Packaged COTS (PCOTS)
This three-slot, baseplate-cooled OpenVPX mission, image processing, and/or EW computer is designed specifically for ground vehicles.
3U VPX Packaged COTS (PCOTS)
This six-slot, 3U OpenVPX fan-cooled mission and EW computer is designed for airborne platforms.

Curtiss-Wright actively develops new technologies

We are active participants in industry trade associations and DoD RDT&E organizations that are involved in developing advanced products. On an ongoing basis, we investigate next-generation materials and components to provide leading-edge technologies to the marketplace that will speed our customers time-to-market and reduce their program risk. Some of these technologies include:

  • Integrated Vehicle Health Management
  • Embedded Training Maintenance (IETM)
  • Air-Flow Through Cooling
  • Encryption/Multi-Level Security
  • VICTORY Compliant Architectures
  • Connecting Applications to FACE Architectures
  • 40 Gigabit Ethernet