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Open architecture initiatives bolster unmanned sensors and systems - Story

May 05, 2021

The advent of unmanned systems reflects a huge aspect of warfare – that of protecting the warfighter – through the development of platforms that can be operated by humans from a distance, keeping them out of harm’s way. Some of these platforms are actually on the way to becoming fully autonomous. Hurdles in the way of both manufacturers and end users include interoperability and cost-efficiency. Although these hurdles are challenging, organizations including The Open Group and corresponding consortia have made noticeable strides to standardize in an effort to universalize otherwise complex unmanned systems.


Cockpit voice and flight data recorder to equip T-6 Texan II trainer aircraft - News

April 29, 2021

DAVIDSON, N.C. Curtiss-Wright Corporation announced that it was selected by Scientific Research Corporation (SRC) to provide its Fortress flight recorder system to upgrade the T-6 Texan II trainer aircraft used by the U.S. Air Force and Navy. 


COTS open-architecture modules from Curtiss-Wright will upgrade F-22 avionics, mission-processing systems - News

April 07, 2021

DAVIDSON, N.C. Curtiss-Wright Corp. announced that it has won a contract with Lockheed Martin Aeronautics (a Lockheed Martin company headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas) to supply its rugged commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) processor module technology to upgrade the U.S. Air Force's F-22 Raptor tactical fighter aircraft. 


The OMFV next-generation combat vehicle: A MOSA milestone - Story

March 09, 2021

By Mike Macpherson
An industry perspective from Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions

The U.S. Army’s recent request for proposal (RFP) from industry for its new Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV), the planned replacement for the venerable Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle, represents a true milestone for the commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) industry. What makes this ground vehicle a real turning point is the extent to which its design will embrace open standards, as was made very clear during the virtual Industry Day event for OMFV organized by the Army last December.