Curtiss-Wright Controls Wins CH-53K Contract

By Tish Drake | May 8, 2009
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Curtiss-Wright Controls Inc. was awarded a $22 million contract by Sikorsky Aircraft to supply the data concentrator units (DCU) for the CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter under development for use by the U.S. Marine Corps. The initial contract runs through 2011 with the production phase starting in 2013.Curtiss-Wright Controls’ system consists of two DCUs that will receive and provide various avionic and air vehicle discrete, digital and analog inputs for monitoring, passing through data and controlling various CH-53K subsystem components.

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