Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced it was selected by a leading prime contractor to provide Curtiss-Wright’s innovative rugged airborne processing system technology for use on a defense platform.
Curtiss-Wright will manufacture the products covered by this agreement at its facility in Santa Clarita.
The mission computer features Curtiss-Wright’s industry-leading open architecture COTS modules, including the CHAMP-XD2M digital signal processor module.
In addition, the system will feature industry-leading NVIDIA GPU-based processing and video capture modules.
The initial contract is valued at $3 million. The potential lifetime value of the contract is estimated at $6 million.
Under the contract, development, which commenced in March 2017, will continue until December 2018, with the production phase beginning shortly after.
“We are very proud to have been selected by to provide our fully integrated mission computer expertise,” said Lynn Bamford, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Defense Solutions division.
“Our proven track record as a leading supplier to this prime contractor and our ability to respond quickly and deliver units with a short turnaround window were key to our selection for this program,” Bamford said.
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