White Papers

March 05, 2014

The Benefits of Integrated Video Management

The most effective video management systems (VMS) for airborne law enforcement surveillance enable a platform’s crew members to control their video options – such as sensor inputs, screen...

March 03, 2014

The Cure for the System Test & Qualification Headache: Pre-Qualified Systems Slash Design Risk, Lower Costs, and Speed Deployment

Previously qualified systems are ideal for use as the cornerstone of future development. With their inherently lower risk and cost-effectiveness, pre-qualified integrated systems enable system...

February 19, 2014

Fabric40: An Introduction

This white paper is the first in a series about the benefits of using the latest 40 Gbps interconnects for use in defense and aerospace rugged deployed COTS systems.


March 10, 2014

"Keys" to COTS encrypting of data-at-rest

Data security is a major concern for all businesses these days. For deployed military applications, data security has always been a concern and thanks to new COTS options, data-at-rest security...

February 03, 2014

Intel integrated graphics in deployed defense systems

The graphics display support built directly into the latest generations of Intel Core i7 processors is now more than sufficient for providing video processing for many types of low- to mid-end...

January 29, 2014

Designing a general-purpose FPGA DSP card for EW, radar applications using the latest generation of FPGAs

Designing a general-purpose FPGA card that addresses the universe of Electronic Warfare (EW) and radar applications is a challenge.

CWC in the news

March 06, 2014

2014 Influential Women in Defense Electronics: Lynn Bamford, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions

Military Embedded Systems interviewed several women executives in the defense industry including Curtiss-Wright's Lynn Bamford.

January 29, 2014

Embedded Signal Processing Enables Advanced Radars and EW Systems with Low Latency

John McHale with Military Embedded Systems discusses the needs of modern radar and electronic warfare designs relative to embedded computing systems.

January 21, 2014

Results are in: industry suggests new terms to replace COTS

John Keller with Military & Aerospace Electronics put the question to the aerospace and defense electronics industry: do we need a new term for COTS?

Defense Solutions Quarterly

December 20, 2013

Defense Solutions Quarterly - Issue 4, 2013

Issue 4 of 2013 highlight's Curtiss-Wright's System Ready Application initiative for pre-qualified and validated solutions, FloTHERM helps meet diverse customer needs, the role of MultiGig...

September 30, 2013

Defense Solutions Quarterly - Issue 3, 2013

Issue 3 of 2013 highlight's solutions for speeding integration of VICTORY, ways to avoid budget-busting cost drivers, trends in securing data communications for unmanned flight, lead-free research,...

June 27, 2013

Defense Solutions Quarterly - Issue 2, 2013

Issue 2 of 2013 highlight's solutions to boost wideband EW systems performance, maximize your cPCI system performance, FACE Avionics standard, military system power changing to 12V, and avoiding...