LEESBURG, Va., 18 Feb. 2008.Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing, a supplier of rugged embedded boards and subsystems for the rugged deployed aerospace and defense market, has acquired the business and assets of Pentland Systems Ltd., Livingston, Scotland, U.K., a leading supplier of rugged signal acquisition solutions.
The purchase enhances Curtiss-Wright's sensor processing product portfolio adding RF/IF signal acquisition, analog, digital I/O, and synchro/resolver products for radar, software-defined radio (SDR), and signal intelligence applications.
Pentland's products and technology will be organized under Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing's Modular Solutions group, and will be managed by Rob Hoyecki, director of the Digital Signal Processing Division.
The acquisition of Pentland's business and assets strengthens Curtiss-Wright's presence in the U.K. and European markets, adding to an existing video and integration business unit located in Letchworth, U.K. This expanded presence will increase Curtiss-Wright's profile and accessibility as a supplier of advanced rugged deployed boards and subsystems for U.K. and European customers.