Curtiss-Wright Controls Awarded Contract by Verocel
- For the FAA's Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) Safety Computer Upgrade
Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc. today announced that it has received a contract from Verocel to provide an integrated rugged COTS processor system for use in upgrading the FAA’s Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) Safety Computer. Curtiss-Wright Controls will provide its rugged SVME-183 processor cards, and a custom FPGA board in a rugged air-cooled chassis to provide safety assured processing in a high reliability system. Shipments to Verocel began in the second quarter of 2012.
“We are very excited to partner with Verocel by providing our rugged COTS processing and integration capabilities for this critical FAA system upgrade,” said Tom Quinly, President of Curtiss-Wright Controls.
The Curtiss-Wright Controls facilities located in Ottawa, Canada and Littleton, Mass. are manufacturing the products covered by this agreement and shipping them to Verocel, in Westford, Mass.
Source : Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW)