Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced it was ranked as the leading supplier in terms of market share for VPX and VME open architecture system products.

According to a recent market study by IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics, and solutions, Curtiss-Wright had the 2015 top-ranked positions for the VPX / VME system market, both in the Americas and worldwide. Curtiss-Wright was ranked number one for the global VPX / VME system market and as number one supplier of VPX / VME system for the Americas.

"We are, of course, very proud to have been recognised in this important market study for our leadership position as the world’s premier supplier of rugged open architecture COTS subsystems," said Lynn Bamford, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Defense Solutions division.

"This latest embedded market study from IHS Markit again reaffirms Curtiss-Wright’s commitment to be the best, most comprehensive supplier of rugged electronic modules and systems for aerospace and defence applications."