About Defense Solutions

Addressing the Rapidly Evolving Requirements of Today's Aerospace, Ground, Naval and Border Security Applications

In air, ground and naval defense, aerospace and border security applications, Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions, a division of Curtiss-Wright, is an industry-leading supplier of sophisticated electronics products. We are recognized around the world as one of the most innovative designers and manufacturers of highly engineered solutions built rugged from the ground up to perform reliably in harsh conditions.

The Defense Solutions division, together with Curtiss-Wright’s Energy and Commercial/Industrial divisions comprises an integrated and market-facing global diversified industrial company that combines a wide range of product lines, technologies, and expertise. We are proud to maintain and further our long and historic tradition of innovation that honors the legacy of the Company’s founders, the Wright brothers and Glenn Curtiss. We continue to lead the way in developing and bringing to market new advanced solutions that address the rapidly evolving requirements of emerging naval, aerospace and ground defense systems and applications.

Curtiss-Wright’s open architecture Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) based rugged embedded computing solutions process data in real time to support mission-critical functions in the air, on the ground and at sea. We play a key industry role in the establishment of resources and services to ensure that our customers have access to the long lifecycle support required by aerospace and defense programs. We offer unmatched and comprehensive approaches for mitigating obsolescence, blocking the use of counterfeit parts, and developing product roadmaps to ease the integration of future generations of technologies.

In the Air
Curtiss-Wright technology supports a myriad of today’s most demanding airborne platforms and applications. We provide the actuators, sensors, pilot controls, data concentrators and recorders found aboard the most important fixed-wing, rotorcraft and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) platforms. In the rapidly growing field of defense electronics, Curtiss-Wright is the industry leader in the embedded computing market. Our rugged modules and systems are designed to deliver optimal performance in applications constrained by size, weight, power and cost considerations. Whether enduring the intense heat of a desert tarmac or the sub-zero temperatures encountered during high-altitude flight, our products deliver optimal performance under harsh conditions.

On the Ground
Defense Solutions has established itself as an important resource for providing the critical capabilities required by modern ground defense platforms. From in-vehicle networking, mission computing and fire control processors, to complete turret drive stabilization and ammunition handling systems, Curtiss-Wright provides the highly rugged and reliable critical systems and components needed to ensure the technical edge in today’s battlefield.

At Sea
As much at home at sea as in the air or on land, Defense Solutions supports a wide array of ship building programs with the pumping, power and propulsion technologies operating at the heart of the most advanced submarines and aircraft carriers. Our naval technology also provides instrumentation and control systems and auxiliary systems as well as sophisticated shipborne aircraft and helicopter landing systems. Curtiss-Wright is proud to have significant content on every U.S. Navy submarine and aircraft carrier.

A Global Partner
With design and manufacturing facilities located across North America and Europe, and with sales and support teams located around the globe, Defense Solutions is uniquely positioned to satisfy the most demanding electronics, packaging and systems challenges.