Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions has over 20 years experience in the design and production of best-of breed COTS signal acquisition hardware.  Our I/O and communications solutions are designed to handle the toughest operating environments. This continually expanding Sensor I/O product family includes rugged, high performance solutions to support intelligent analog I/O for frequency and time domain applications, and Digital I/O. These modules are designed to deliver optimal performance in the extremes of temperature and vibration conditions.

Real-time, mission-critical systems demand fast and reliable movement of information between various elements of an interconnected system, and Curtiss-Wright offers high-speed COTS data communications and I/O products that will meet your program requirements. These products include PMC, XMC, PCIe, PC/104, 3U VPX, 6U VPX and VME cards designed to popular communications standards such as ARINC, StarFabric, MIL-STD-1553, Ethernet, CANBus, and Fibre Channel.

Analog I/O & Digital Receivers

Analog I/O & Digital Receivers

Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions has over 20 years experience in the design and production of top quality COTS signal acquisition hardware. Our 3U, XMC, PMC and FMC module-based sensor I/O solutions are designed to handle the toughest operating environments. More>

  • FMC, I/O Module, OpenVPX, PMC, and XMC form factors available
  • Compatible wtih Xilinx Virtex and Kintex FPGA processors
  • ADC, DAC, and Clock Generator options


Curtiss-Wright offers an ARINC 429 product that provides high-speed, low latency communications, with interfaces to standard avionics buses. This PMC module offers rugged, reliable, full-featured performance More>

  • ARINC 429 PMC Module
  • Designed for air-cooled or conduction-cooled applications
Carrier Cards

Carrier Cards

Carrier cards allow a designer to expand system capabilities, especially I/O, by simply plugging in a card that ‘carries’ another module into the system. Curtiss-Wright provides carrier cards for More>

  • 3U and 6 U OpenVPX, VPX and cPCI form factors
  • Support for PMC, XMC and IPM modules
  • Backplane fabrics including PCI, PCIe Gen 1 and Gen 2
  • Air-cooled and conduction-cooled versions
Digital I/O

Digital I/O

Curtiss-Wright Digitial I/O cards include interfaces to LVDS, Camera Link, Serial intrefaces, CANbus and customizable I/O. With over 20 years experience in the design and production of top quality COTS signal acquisition hardware, we deilver More>

  • PMC, XMC, VXS, and PC104 Digital I/O cards
  • Interfaces including Camera Link, EIA-485/422/232, TTL, fiber optic, programmable I/O, and LVDS
Fiber-Optic I/O

Fiber-Optic I/O

Curtiss-Wright fiber-optic I/O PMC and XMC modules combine the power of a Xilinx Virtex-5 FPGA and four full duplex front panel fiber-optic channels supporting speeds of between 1 and 3.125Gbps per port. More>

  • Xilinx Virtex-5 FPGA based
  • 4 Fiber-optic ports and user I/O on PMC connector
  • PMC and XMC form factor
  • 1 and 3.125Gbps per port
MIL-STD-1553 XMC Card


Curtiss-Wright provides a complete line of MIL-STD-1553 rugged XMC and PMC interfaces. With both air-cooled and conduction-cooled boards, these products can be applied to a variety of military and aerospace applications. They readily incorporation MIL-STD-1553 into More>

  • PMC, XMC and 1U rackmount form factors
  • Air-cooled and conduction-cooled versions
  • 2, 4 or 16 interfaces
  • Supports MIL-STD-1553A, 1553B and STANAG 3838
SCRAMNet Shared Memory

SCRAMNet Shared Memory

Many computing platforms solve portions of the same real-time problem; Curtiss-Wright's shared-memory products are optimized to deliver high-speed, ultra-low latency transfer of data among these computing platforms. More>

  • PCI, PMC or VME Form Factor
  • Fast, simple data communications solution for simulation, virtual reality and other real-time applications
  • Data transfer rates at up to 2.5 Gbps
Serial FPDP

Serial FPDP

Curtiss-Wright FibreXtreme Serial FPDP (SFPDP) data link system connects distributed devices through a specialized communications protocol (VITA 17.1-2003) optimized for maximum data throughput. More>

  • XMC & PCI Form Factor
  • 1, 2 or 4 Full Speed Channels
  • Support of 1.0625 Gbps and 2.5 Gbps Serial Data Rates
StarFabric Switched-Fabric PMC


tarFabric delivers a pure switch fabric for base implementations. Curtiss-Wright StarLink PMC products offer a PCI to StarFabric bridge and can sustain a 400-440 MB/s transfer rate, allowing users to fully employ the processing power inherent in multi-board systems. More>

  • Up to 500MB/sec sustained bi-directional throughput
  • PCI to StarFabric bridge (2 ports)
  • 6-port StarFabric switch
  • 66MHz PCI or 133MHz PCI-X versions

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