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Robust and Reliable Flight Test Instrumentation System Deployed on Hypersonic Test Bed

Robust and Reliable Flight Test Instrumentation System Deployed on Hypersonic Test Bed

A company that was developing their own hypersonic vehicle for use as a technology test bed wanted a flight test instrumentation (FTI), recording, and transmission system.

02/16/2021
Bringing Near Real-Time Threat Identification and Location Information to the Entire Coalition

Bringing Near Real-Time Threat Identification and Location Information to the Entire Coalition

This case study is the application example of CESMO, which a white paper has been written on. CESMO is a digital protocol that NATO has adopted to support EW operations.

01/19/2021
USFF Systems for Computing and Networking Onboard eVTOL Aircraft

USFF Systems for Computing and Networking Onboard eVTOL Aircraft

Multiple eVTOL aircraft developers from America and Europe have come to Curtiss-Wright seeking rugged COTS hardware to be used for prototyping as they develop their new aircraft platforms for production.

12/02/2020
Flexible I/O System Design Reduced Cost, SWaP, and Time

Flexible I/O System Design Reduced Cost, SWaP, and Time

A leading prime contractor of airborne imaging systems came to Curtiss-Wright with a 3U OpenVPX system architecture design problem they were doubtful could be solved, given the project’s constraints.

11/23/2020
Successful Integration of a Launcher Video Telemetry System Using COTS Equipment

Successful Integration of a Launcher Video Telemetry System Using COTS Equipment

Réaltra was awarded a contract to develop a launcher video telemetry system (LVTS) that will provide the onboard live video telemetry for a launcher that is anticipated to fly in 2021.

11/20/2020
Meeting Local Content Requirements with a Modular Motion Control Solution

Meeting Local Content Requirements with a Modular Motion Control Solution

In 2019, Rheinmetall Defence Australia was awarded a contract to provide a replacement of the Australian Army’s Light Armoured Vehicle in support of Phase 2 of the Land 400 project.

11/18/2020
Large Aircraft Rapidly Deploys Customizable Mission Recording System

Large Aircraft Rapidly Deploys Customizable Mission Recording System

A manufacturer of a large military aircraft required a mission recording system to collect engineering data from around the aircraft and store it on a recorder for post-mission analysis.

11/03/2020
New Commercial Airliner Rapidly Deploys Customizable Mission Recording System

New Commercial Airliner Rapidly Deploys Customizable Mission Recording System

A new aircraft development program wanted to deploy the most modern avionics systems available to ensure the aircraft could compete against the newest on the market.

11/02/2020
Modified COTS Solution Extends Platform Lifespan and Mission Capabilities

Modified COTS Solution Extends Platform Lifespan and Mission Capabilities

Aerospace integrators are often called upon to upgrade aging airframes with new electronic payloads to extend their lifespan and mission capabilities.

06/30/2020
Unmanned Underwater Vehicle NAS Protects Terabytes of Top Secret Mission Data

Unmanned Underwater Vehicle NAS Protects Terabytes of Top Secret Mission Data

In search of a small form factor network attached storage (NAS) solution for a new UUV, an engineer at a defense contractor reached out to Curtiss-Wright. The UUV required a high storage capacity solution to store critical mission data on long-range missions.

06/11/2020
Successful COTS Solution for Space Vehicle Onboard Recording & Audio Handling

Successful COTS Solution for Space Vehicle Onboard Recording and Audio Handling

This case study describes how a space vehicle designer was able to rapidly implement a system to collect all of the data from onboard computers and accommodate late changes to requirements.

04/23/2020
Mission Recorder With Secure Data Storage for Utility Helicopter

Mission Recorder With Secure Data Storage for Utility Helicopter

Gathering and analyzing mission data onboard a utility helicopter requires secure data recording and storage.

04/17/2020