Curtiss-Wright Awarded Contract by General Dynamics Land Systems to Provide Modular Open Systems Approach-Based Electronics for Stryker Ground Combat Vehicle

Curtiss-Wright Awarded Contract by General Dynamics Land Systems to Provide Modular Open Systems Approach-Based Electronics for Stryker Ground Combat Vehicle
Curtiss-Wright Awarded Contract by General Dynamics Land Systems to Provide Modular Open Systems Approach-Based Electronics for Stryker Ground Combat Vehicle
Press release
October 10, 2023

Curtiss-Wright Awarded Contract by General Dynamics Land Systems to Provide Modular Open Systems Approach-Based Electronics for Stryker Ground Combat Vehicle

DAVIDSON, N.C. – October 10, 2023 – Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced that it has been awarded a contract by General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) to provide its Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) compliant technology for use in the Managed Switch Field Upgrade program for the U.S. Army’s Stryker ground combat vehicle. 

Under the contract, Curtiss-Wright will supply GDLS with its compact and rugged DBH-670 Digital Beachhead line replaceable unit, which combines a flexible Ethernet switch and a powerful Vehicle Management Computer to provide an essential foundation for modern ground vehicle digital architectures. 

"Curtiss-Wright is very proud to have been selected by General Dynamics Land Systems to provide our rugged vehicle management processing and Ethernet switch technology to support the upgrade of the Stryker combat vehicle,” said Lynn M. Bamford, Chair and CEO of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. “This award reflects our leadership in commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) technologies and closely aligns with our strategy of delivering best-in-class solutions based on the Modular Open Systems Approach mandated by the U.S. DoD.”

The contract will continue the deployment of Curtiss-Wright’s DBH-670 Digital Beachhead, which has been successfully fielded on the Stryker combat vehicle platform for over five years. Curtiss-Wright’s DBH-670, designed for the harshest battlefield environments, uniquely hosts a U.S. Army VICTORY network switch and vehicle management computer in a size, weight, power and cost (SWaP-C) optimized LRU. The DBH-670 provides central network services to enable a true network centric architecture whereby common services are available to all connected and authorized equipment on the platform. 

Curtiss-Wright is performing the work within its Defense Solutions division in the Defense Electronics segment. For more information on Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division products and MOSA technologies, please visit https://www.curtisswrightds.com.

About Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) is a global integrated business that provides highly engineered products, solutions and services mainly to Aerospace & Defense markets, as well as critical technologies in demanding Commercial Power, Process and Industrial markets. We leverage a workforce of approximately 8,400 highly skilled employees who develop, design and build what we believe are the best engineered solutions to the markets we serve. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright, headquartered in Davidson, North Carolina, has a long tradition of providing innovative solutions through trusted customer relationships.  For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements made pursuant to the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements, including statements relating to Curtiss-Wright’s expectations of a continued relationship with an existing customer, the continued funding and success of this military ground vehicle program, the performance of its products in this program, and the potential value associated with this contract, are not considered historical facts and are considered forward-looking statements under the federal securities laws. Such forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: a reduction in anticipated orders; an economic downturn; changes in competitive marketplace and/or customer requirements; a change in US and Foreign government spending; an inability to perform customer contracts at anticipated cost levels; and other factors that generally affect the business of aerospace, defense contracting, marine, electronics and industrial companies. Please refer to the Company's current SEC filings under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, for further information.

John Wranovics

John Wranovics

Director of Public Relations

John Wranovics has over thirty years of experience in managing media relations and the promotion of high technology products. He has been with Curtiss-Wright since 2003. He has a degree in English Literature from the University of California, Berkeley.

DBH-670 Digital Beachhead

The Digital Beachhead Ethernet Switch and Vehicle Management Computer provides 16 ports of tri-speed 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet.