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Accelerate open standard adoption to drive warfighter and weapon-system effectiveness - Story

November 19, 2020

By David Jedynak

An optimized investment on a leading program for the greater good of the warfighting enterprise will enable the technology breakout and multidomain convergence essential to increasing warfighter and weapon-system effectiveness for the collective national defense.


GPU and FPGA go head-to-head - Story

November 16, 2020

Today’s embedded-system designers have a great variety of processor types to select from, with FPGAs [field-programmable gate arrays] and GPUs [graphics processing units] adding their own various advantages and disadvantages for consideration in contrast to the more familiar CPUs [central processing units]. Understanding these characteristics and how FPGAs and GPUs stack up can help system integrators make the right choice when choosing and installing a processor, to be used either individually or in combination with other types of processors.


Network-management tools for troops from PacStar garner five-year U.S. Army contract - News

November 10, 2020

ASHBURN, Va. PacStar, a division of Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions, announced that it has won a five-year contract to support U.S. Army network-modernization efforts that are being undertaken by Project Manager Tactical Network (PM TN).


Curtiss-Wright Adds Variable Message Format (VMF) Support to TCG BOSS Tactical Data Link Network Simulator and Exerciser System - Press Release

October 22, 2020

ASHBURN, Va. – October 21, 2020 – Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division, a trusted leading supplier of tactical data link (TDL) software and hardware solutions, has enhanced its industry leading TCG BOSS (Battlefield Operations Support System) TDL testing, simulation, and platform integration solution with support for Variable Message Format (VMF) messages.


CMOSS is rolling forward - Story

October 18, 2020

By David Jedynak and Jason DeChiaro
An industry perspective from Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions

The U.S. Army CCDC [Combat Capabilities Development Command] C5ISR Center’s C5ISR/EW [Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance/Electronic Warfare] Modular Open Suite of Standards (CMOSS) defines an open architecture that reduces the size, weight, power, and cost of systems deployed on ground vehicles by enabling in-vehicle hardware and software resources to be shared. A panel on CMOSS at a U.S. Army Technical Exchange Meeting held earlier this year provided details on new developments underway and areas in which the Army is looking to industry for help in taking the suite of standards from prototype to deployment.