Curtiss-Wright Recognized as Leading Supplier of Open Architecture Embedded COTS Systems

Curtiss-Wright Recognized as Leading Supplier of Open Architecture Embedded COTS Systems

New market study ranks Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions #1 supplier in U.S. and world for VPX and VME-based systems

ASHBURN, Va. – December 15, 2016 - Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced that it was ranked as the leading supplier in terms of market share for VPX and VME open architecture system products. According to a recent market study by IHS Markit*, a world leader in critical information, analytics, and solutions, Curtiss-Wright had the 2015 top-ranked positions for the VPX/VME system market, both in the Americas and Worldwide. Curtiss-Wright was ranked number one for the global VPX/VME system market and as the number one supplier of VPX/VME systems for the Americas.

“We are, of course, very proud to have been recognized in this important market study for our leadership position as the world’s premier supplier of rugged open architecture COTS subsystems,” said Lynn Bamford, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Defense Solutions division. “This latest embedded market study from IHS Markit again reaffirms Curtiss-Wright’s commitment to be the best, most comprehensive supplier of rugged electronic modules and systems for aerospace and defense applications."


About Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of providing reliable solutions through trusted customer relationships. The company employs approximately 8,400 people worldwide. For more information, visit

*Results based on IHS Markit Technology Embedded Computer Boards, Modules and Systems Intelligence Service Report – 2016 Edition. Results are not an endorsement of Curtiss-Wright. Any reliance on these results is at the third party's own risk. Visit for more details.


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