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Pre-integrated, Rugged COTS Computers Reduce AEW&C Program Costs and Time to Market

Pre-integrated, Rugged COTS Computers Reduce AEW&C Program Costs and Time to Market

When 30-year-old airborne surveillance and control equipment mounted on the underside of an aging helicopter required replacement, the manufacturer needed a partner they could rely on to provide mission-critical processing technology in harsh environments.

06/03/2019
5th Generation Fighter Finds Room for Aircraft Monitoring Instrumentation

5th Generation Fighter Finds Room for Aircraft Monitoring Instrumentation

This case study describes how an operator of a 5th generation fighter found room to install aircraft monitoring instrumentation to help examine performance and rapidly identify any future issues.

05/30/2019
Protecting Data-at-Rest with NSA CSfC Approved Encryption on a UAV

Protecting Data-at-Rest with NSA CSfC Approved Encryption on a UAV

When a large system integrator needed a SWaP optimized, rugged, network-attached storage system with NSA-approved encryption, a UAV contacted Curtiss-Wright for a trusted, proven solution.

05/23/2019
Instrumenting an Electric Vertical Take Off and Landing Vehicle

Instrumenting an Electric Vertical Take Off and Landing Vehicle

This case study describes how a manufacturer of an electric VTOL aircraft selected and installed a suitable flight test instrumentation (FTI) system quickly to help meet a rigorous schedule.

03/12/2019
Rugged Recording and Mission Computing on a Tactical Fighter Aircraft

Rugged Recording and Mission Computing on a Tactical Fighter Aircraft

Tactical Air Support, Inc. needed a cockpit accessible rugged data recorder and a pre-integrated mission computer to upgrade its fleet of F-5AT Tiger II Military supersonic tactical fighters. Read about the solution Curtiss-Wright developed here.

02/05/2019
Building a Truly Trusted Computing Solution with COTS Hardware and Intel Security Capabilities

Building a Truly Trusted Computing Solution with COTS Hardware and Intel Security Capabilities

A manufacturer of secure aerospace & defense systems sought a COTS SBC with a robust & proven security profile for its new Trusted Computing solution.

01/22/2019
Bridging Legacy Fiber Channel and Modern Ethernet On-Board A Fighter Aircraft

Bridging Legacy Fiber Channel and Modern Ethernet On-Board A Fighter Aircraft

This case study discusses how a system architect upgraded a legacy platform with modern data storage and recording while retaining legacy FC sensors. Read about the solution Curtiss-Wright developed.

01/09/2019
Upgrading UAV Automatic Landing Subsystems while Reducing Cost and SWaP

Upgrading UAV Automatic Landing Subsystems while Reducing Cost and SWaP

A customer wished to move to the latest and greatest technology without having to change pinouts or cables on the aircraft.

11/27/2018
Preventing Costly Downtime in Advanced Manufacturing Machinery with Field-Proven COTS Modules

Preventing Costly Downtime in Advanced Manufacturing Machinery with Field-Proven COTS Modules

When a VME computing module in its product line went obsolete, a semiconductor machinery manufacturer turned to Curtiss-Wright for a high-performance VME replacement fit for the rigors of a grueling 24/7 production schedule. Read more about it here.

11/14/2018
SWaP-Optimized Data Storage, Recording, and Networking Reduces Helicopter Program Risk and Costs

SWaP-Optimized Data Storage, Recording, and Networking Reduces Helicopter Program Risk and Costs

A leading mission systems integrator sought a data recording and storage device that could capture up to 1 TB of data in a removable drive, easily integrated into their existing mission system, adding minimal weight.

10/01/2018
AWACS Network Upgrade using Modified COTS Helps Shorten Delivery

AWACS Network Upgrade using Modified COTS Helps Shorten Delivery

An aircraft fleet was undergoing an upgrade of the on-board AEW&C network, they contacted Curtiss-Wright to find a cost-effective yet rugged, quick turnaround solution for multiple processing and communications subsystems.

08/21/2018
Maximizing Processing Power in SAR Applications

Maximizing Processing Power in SAR Applications

A customer building the next generation synthetic aperture radar (SAR) faced challenges in delivering an enormous amount of processing power in a compact, lightweight solution. Read about the solution Curtiss-Wright developed here.

06/14/2018