White Papers

July 01, 2015

Intel Atom Comes of Age for the Rugged Embedded Market

This white paper examines the evolution of Intel’s Atom product family, and explains how Intel’s latest Atom Bay Trail processor now meets the unique requirements of the aerospace and defense...

May 04, 2015

Modern radar acquisition, scan conversion and tracking products build a powerful, flexible and cost-effective multi-function console solution

This white paper discusses how modern radar acquisition, scan conversion and tracking products can be used to build a powerful, flexible and cost-effective integrated multi-function console...

April 14, 2015

Enabling Complex Applications with a Dual Node Single Board Computer

This white paper discusses how an advanced dual node SBC architecture can address a broad set of requirements including intersystem communications, security for specific operations, budget...


June 10, 2015

Dual-node SBCs: A hardware-based approach to red/black architectures

As the need for data security increases, the need to support both encrypted data and less sensitive data within the same system is also on the rise.

June 09, 2015

Product teardown: Maximizing functionality through dual-node processing

Jerry Gipper with VITA Technologies describes how the aerospace and defense applications must support higher-bandwidth sensor input, more complex intersystem communications, and greater security...

May 01, 2015

For COTS, small is the next big thing

The aerospace and defense embedded COTS market has started to see whole new classes of small and ultra-small line-replaceable unit (LRU) offerings.

User Stories

June 25, 2015

IMMC: Integrated Mission Management Computer

Through expertise in designing SWaP-optimized systems, Curtiss-Wright designed the flight control computer with alternate mounting technique, which resulted in significant improvements in thermal...

June 10, 2015

Rugged, Flexible Data Recording and Playback System

A defense contractor required a data recording and playback system that would provide sensor recording capabilities for helicopter platform.

May 07, 2015

Upgrade Airborne Radar within Power, Cost & Temp Constraints

To remain competitive, a Curtiss-Wright customer needed to upgrade an existing radar system that was deployed across multiple airborne platforms. A critical part of the upgrade was doubling the...

Defense Solutions Quarterly

December 19, 2014

Defense Solutions Quarterly - Issue 4, 2014

This edition of Defense Solutions Quarterly eNewsletter highlights the Bicycle Shop incubator, the pocket size DuraNET 20-11, CHAMP-FX4 video and Tin Whiskers white paper.

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.