Ashburn, Va. 03 April  2019 . Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division, a trusted leading supplier of rugged COTS-based signal processing modules, today announced it received a BAE Systems Partner 2 Win Supplier of the Year Award for Subcontractor of the Year, based on exceptional performance and contributions to supply chain success in 2018 for BAE Systems’ Electronic Systems sector. Curtiss-Wright was honored at a ceremony held in Manchester, New Hampshire on April 2, 2019, and was selected from a pool of more than 750 suppliers that worked with BAE Systems in 2018.

“We are extremely proud to have been named Subcontractor of the Year by BAE Systems,” said Lynn Bamford, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Defense Solutions division. “This highly coveted honor reflects our ongoing commitment to provide BAE Systems with an unmatched level of support as we collaborate to provide them with specialized COTS-based high-speed signal processing modules and strive to extend our its long-term record of excellent on-time delivery and high quality.”

BAE Systems’ Partner 2 Win program is designed to achieve operational excellence and eliminate defects in its supply chain by raising the bar of performance expectations to meet the demand of current and future customers. As part of the program, BAE Systems meets regularly with its suppliers at their locations to transfer best practices to ensure that the components and materials that compose BAE Systems products meet the highest quality standards. 

“Recognition of our top-tier suppliers underscores BAE Systems’ commitment to delivering the highest quality products on-time and on-budget, in order to meet the demand of our customers,” said Jeremy Tondreault, vice president of operations for BAE Systems’ Electronic Systems sector. “We are proud to partner with companies – including Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions – who are dedicated to delivering the products that protect the warfighter on the battlefield and civilians who rely on the safety of commercial transportation.”