CHARLOTTE, NC – September 7, 2012 –Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc. today announced that it has received a contract from Rockwell Collins to provide Data Concentrator Units (DCUs) for use on U.S. Air Force and NATO AWACS aircraft. The Curtiss-Wright Controls products will provide the conversion of analog and digital sensor inputs into digital outputs to support the upgrade of this vital aircraft’s navigation control avionics. The engineering phase has commenced and hardware shipments are projected to begin in the first quarter of 2013.
“We are very pleased to announce our first contract with Rockwell Collins Government Systems, in what we hope will prove to be a long and productive relationship,” David Adams, Co-Chief Operating Officer of Curtiss-Wright Corporation.
The Curtiss-Wright Controls Avionics & Electronics facility located in City of Industry, CA, will manufacture the products covered by this agreement. The products will be shipped to Rockwell Collins Government Systems Division in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. For more information about Curtiss-Wright Controls Avionics & Electronics (CWC-AE), please visit www.cwc-ae.com.
About Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc.
Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Curtiss-Wright Controls is the Motion Control segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation and a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced technologies for niche actuation and drive applications, integrated sensors and electronic subsystems internationally for the aerospace and defense markets. For more information, visit www.cwcontrols.com.
About Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) is an innovative engineering company that provides highly engineered, critical function products, systems and services in the areas of flow control, motion control and metal treatment to the defense, energy and commercial/industrial markets. The legacy company of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of design and manufacturing innovation along with long-standing customer relationships. The company employs approximately 8,600 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.
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