Curtiss-Wright Controls Awarded Contract by Pilatus Aircraft
- For Rugged, Fully Integrated Mission Computer used in the PC-21 Trainer Aircraft program
Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc. today announced that it has received a follow-on contract from Pilatus Aircraft Ltd to provide a fully integrated open architecture-based mission computer subsystem for use in its PC-21 NextGen Trainer aircraft. Over the lifetime of this PC-21 program this contract is valued over $11 million. Under the contract, Curtiss-Wright will provide Pilatus with its rugged MPMC-9350 processing subsystem. Shipments under the new contract began in October 2012, and are scheduled to continue through August 2014.
“We are very proud that Pilatus Aircraft Ltd has extended its ongoing partnership with Curtiss-Wright by selecting our fully integrated off-the-shelf subsystem technology for use in their industry-leading trainer aircraft,” said Tom Quinly, President of Curtiss-Wright Controls.
Source : Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW)