White Papers

January 30, 2015

Reduce SWaP and Centralize Control in a Video-Centric System

Video-centric systems capture video data, switch the video to displays for viewing, and store for later analysis. This paper introduces stationary video-centric systems on mobile applications.

January 29, 2015

OpenVPX Chassis Thermal Management: Overview of Cooling Methods

Defense and aerospace rugged system applications need more processing power and, inevitably, chassis thermal management becomes more challenging as processing power grows. This white paper...

January 12, 2015

Tackling Defense Apps by Harnessing the Intel Core i7’s Integrated GPU

This white paper discusses the integrated, on-chip Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) within a new generation of Intel Core i7 processors. The paper covers the basic concepts of how these integrated...


January 22, 2015

Taming the tin-whiskers beast

In the defense & aerospace industry, one of the highest profile, yet least widely understood issues resulting from the global drive toward lead-free electronics is the product-integrity risk...

December 30, 2014

Upgrade Programs Tackle Slot-Card vs. Box System Choice

Jeff Child with COTS Journal discusses how upgrade program decision makers are looking at whether to rely on slot-card systems or migrate to a complete box-level solution as SWaP constraints grow.

December 19, 2014

Data on demand

Courtney Howard with Military & Aerospace Electronics interviews industry experts including Curtiss-Wright about aerospace and defense data demands growing the need for reliable, rugged, and secure...


January 26, 2015

Application Specific Recorder Systems for Defense & Aerospace Applications

Authored by: Paul Davis and Matt Young

January 19, 2015

Data-at-Rest Encryption Protects Sensitive Mission Data

Authored by: Paul Davis

January 12, 2015

Video-Centric Architecture

Authored by: Paul Davis

User Stories

January 13, 2015

Airborne Payload Management Computer

Curtiss-Wright is a subcontractor to Northrop Grumman, providing an optimized, scalable, flexible and affordable Advanced Mission Management System (AMMS) solution for the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned...

January 08, 2015

Application-specific Chassis for a Naval ISR Upgrade

Learn more about Curtiss-Wright's application-specific chassis designed to meet the system upgrade needs of a mission critical NATO naval surface program.

January 08, 2015

3U VPX High Performance Electronic Warfare Platform

Electronic Warfare applications require systems to have substantial low latency processing performance tied to multiple high-resolution channels capable of input in gigasamples per second (GSPS)...

Defense Solutions Quarterly

September 30, 2014

Defense Solutions Quarterly - Issue 3, 2014

This issue highlights a new webinar on OpenVPX Gen3 Signal Integrity, LRU consolidations to reduce SWAP-C, and safety certifiable COTS solutions to expedite your system development

July 08, 2014

Defense Solutions Quarterly - Issue 2, 2014

This issue of Defense Solutions Quarterly highlights system solutions tailoring to your program needs, UAV Embedded Technologies, and a Special Report on Pad Cratering in electronics.

March 31, 2014

Defense Solutions Quarterly - Issue 1, 2014

Issue 1 of 2014 highlights, 40Gbps fabrics, white papers on pre-qualified systems and common COTS misconceptions, and system ready applications for human machine interfaces.