Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions Honored by Military & Aerospace Electronics 2017 Innovators Awards Program
Curtiss-Wright honored with five Innovators Awards, including one platinum, three gold, and one silver, for its OpenHPEC Accelerator Suite software, DuraCOR 312 miniature mission computer, DTS1 data transport system, VPX3-687 3U Ethernet switch, and Fortress flight data recorder
ASHBURN, Va. – November 14, 2017 -- Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced that five of its products, an unprecedented accomplishment, were recognized by the judges of the annual Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards program. The winning products and award levels are:
- Platinum: OpenHPEC Accelerator Suite of software development tools
- Gold: DuraCOR 312 rugged miniature mission computer
- Gold: DTS1 data transport system
- Gold: VPX3-687 3U OpenVPX™ 10 GbE switch
- Silver: Fortress flight data recorder
The judging panel consisted of senior third-party expert professionals.
"We are very proud to have five of our industry-leading products selected for recognition by the judges of the Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards,” said Lynn Bamford, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Defense Solutions division. “This honor is testament both to the expansive range of our product offerings and to the commitment we’ve made to bring high quality, highest performance, and most cost-effective open architecture solutions to the embedded COTS market.”
Alan Bergstein, publisher of Military & Aerospace Electronics (www.militaryaerospace.com), said, "This prestigious program allows Military & Aerospace Electronics to celebrate and recognize the most innovative products and services in the military electronics industry. Our 2017 Honorees are an outstanding example of companies who are making an impact."
“Our technology innovation awards are trying to highlight real solutions to difficult design problems, rather than simply showcase promising new products, and Curtiss-Wright has stepped up with technology that systems designers can really use,” said John Keller, chief editor of Military & Aerospace Electronics. “We’re looking forward to next year for additional defense electronics suppliers step forward with technology solutions.”
The Innovators Awards are judged based on the following criteria:
- Value to the User
- Meeting a Defined Need
The 2017 Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards Honorees are featured in the November Issue of Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine as well as on www.militaryaerospace.com.
About Military & Aerospace Electronics
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About The Military & Aerospace Electronics 2017 Innovators Awards program
The Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovation Awards celebrates the most innovative applications of aerospace and defense electronics technology products and systems. Awards are presented to organizations that demonstrate excellence in the use of a product or system. Submissions are accepted from designers and integrators, and users of military and aerospace electronics systems.
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 8,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.
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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.