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AUSA 2021 - Curtiss-Wright introduces new open architecture solutions

18th October 2021 - 17:45 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Kansas City


The new Starter Kit System is designed for use on ground combat platforms. (Photo: Curtiss-Wright)

Curtiss-Wright has developed systems that comply with US Army modular open standards.

Curtiss-Wright showcased new open architecture-based solutions for military purposes in the AUSA 2021 exhibition in Washington DC on 11-13 October. 

The company demonstrated its systems in an HMMWV tactical vehicle and introduced its new Starter Kit System (CSSK) and 8-Slot OpenVPX.

A Curtiss-Wright spokesperson told Shephard that the two new natural convection-cooled system solutions were designed in compliance with the US Army C5ISR/EW Modular Open Suite of Standards (CMOSS) and they align with  Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) Technical Standard 1.0.

The CSSK is designed for use on ground combat platforms and features a single onboard computer that provides general-purpose processing for hosting

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Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira

Flavia Camargos Pereira is a North America editor at Shephard Media. She joined the company …

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