- Will add leading supplier of communications solutions for battlefield NetOps to existing portfolio of open standards-based deployable solutions and services for Aerospace & Defense customers
Ashburn, Va. . 25 September 2020 . Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division is all set to acquire the stock of Pacific Star Communications, Inc. (PacStar®). PacStar is a leading provider of advanced tactical communications solutions for battlefield network management, including commercial off-the-shelf (COTS)-based rugged, small form factor communications systems, and proprietary “IQ-Core® Software” integrated, network communications management software. The addition of PacStar’s product portfolio will greatly expand the breadth of the Defense Solutions division’s mission-critical mobile and secure COTS-based processing, data management, and communications technologies, and will enable it to better serve its customers in the U.S. and worldwide.
“With the acquisition of PacStar, Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division firmly establishes its position as a leading supplier of advanced tactical and enterprise network communications solutions,” said Lynn Bamford, President, Defense and Power segments. “PacStar’s best-in-class battlefield NetOps solutions fit strategically with Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions mission-critical mobile and secure COTS-based technologies, enabling us to provide customers with a completely secure and integrated battlefield network, from the processing and data nodes within combat vehicles to individual warfighters in the battlefield – all managed by a ‘single pane of glass’ network and security management software platform.”