Curtiss-Wright Awarded $85 Million Contract to Support U.S. Navy’s Ford-Class Aircraft Carrier Program

Curtiss-Wright Corporation has been awarded a contract valued in excess of $85 million to provide main propulsion steam turbines and auxiliary equipment for the U.S. Navy’s Ford-class aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN 80). The award was received from Huntington Ingalls, Newport News Shipbuilding (HII-NNS) to support planned ship construction. “We are pleased to have been awarded this important naval defense contract, underscoring Curtiss-Wright’s long-standing relationship with the U.S. Navy and continued support of their critical platforms which continue to receive strong Congressional support,” said David C. Adams, Chairman and CEO of…

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Curtiss-Wright to Acquire Dresser-Rand Government Business

Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets that comprise the Dresser-Rand Government Business (Dresser-Rand), a business unit of Siemens Government Technologies which is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG in Germany, for $212.5 million in cash. The acquired business will operate within Curtiss-Wright’s Power segment, and is expected to be accretive to 2018 earnings per share and produce a free cash flow conversion in excess of 100%, excluding the effects of purchase accounting. Dresser-Rand is a leading designer and manufacturer of…

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Curtiss-Wright Showcases Latest Avionics, Vetronics, and Naval Solutions at DSEI 2017

Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced that it will be displaying its latest vetronics, avionics, and naval platform products at the Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) conference at ExCel, London, UK, September 12-15, 2017. Featured products will include flexible upgradeable turret aiming and stabilization drive systems, rugged high capacity storage solutions – such as the Data Transport System, and size, weight, and power (SWaP)-optimized embedded avionics systems – such as the ultra-lightweight Fortress Crash Protected Recorder. Curtiss-Wright’s displayed solutions for integrating complete turret drive systems will also include Rotary…

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U.S. Navy selects Rockwell Collins and Leonardo DRS to field its Tactical Combat Training System Increment II solution

March 31, 2017 – The U.S. Navy has selected Rockwell Collins and Leonardo DRS to supply their encrypted, next-generation tactical training system. The initial $142 million contract, for its Tactical Combat Training System Increment II (TCTS Inc-II) program, is for the development of an airborne, ground and ship-based encrypted training capability. It will include integration with other fielded equipment and combat systems to support the training of U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aviation forces, to include aircrew for F-35, F/A-18 and other front-line combat aircraft. Coupled with this initial development…

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Curtiss-Wright Expands Secure Manufacturing Capabilities for Sensitive U.S. DoD Aerospace Defense Programs

March 15, 2017 — Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced that it has expanded its secure manufacturing capabilities for sensitive U.S. DoD aerospace and defense programs by contracting with Zentech Manufacturing, a premier electronics contract manufacturing company. The addition of Zentech to Defense Solutions’ existing breadth of captive manufacturing capabilities and roster of U.S.-based contract manufacturers further strengthens Curtiss-Wright’s ability to address sensitive program requirements and U.S. Government programmatics. Curtiss-Wright’s TrustedCOTS™ capabilities satisfy the most demanding U.S. DoD Information Assurance requirements with the latest technologies supporting cybersecurity, critical program data,…

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Curtiss-Wright Debuts Stackable Analog Video Switch for Defense and Aerospace Platforms

February 15, 2017 – Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today expanded its Rugged Video Gateway (RVG) family of video management solutions with the introduction of the new compact and stackable RVG-SA1 Analog Video Switch. Traditional video switch products can be inflexible, bulky, and difficult to integrate. Maximum flexibility in the smallest footprint can be achieved with a configurable crosspoint switch. The RVG-SA1 is a truly non-blocking crosspoint switch, manageable over RS422 and CAN that can be rapidly and easily reconfigured to support different equipment and missions. It enables system designers to…

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Curtiss-Wright Debuts Support for LynxSecure Hypervisor Operating Environment on its Intel®-based SBC and Small Form Factor Systems

January 30, 2017 – Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced support for the LynxSecure separation kernel hypervisor, a real-time secure virtualization platform capable of leveraging multi-core CPU hardware virtualization features on Curtiss-Wright’s Intel-based single board computer (SBC) and Parvus® DuraCOR® small form factor processor product families. The expanded collaboration between Curtiss-Wright and Lynx Software Technologies, Inc., a world leader in the embedded safety and security software market, enables customers to deploy Curtiss-Wright hardware with LynxSecure hypervisor technology to satisfy high assurance computing requirements on in support of the NIST, NSA…

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