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Curtiss-Wright Acquires Teletronics Technology Corp.

Dec. 15, 2016
Curtiss-Wright has acquired a private company specializing in data acquisition and flight instrumentation systems for defense and aerospace applications.
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Curtiss-Wright Corp. has agreed to acquire Teletronics Technology Corp. (TTC) for $233 million in cash. TTC is a leading developer and manufacturer of data acquisition and flight instrumentation systems for defense and aerospace applications. The company will operate within Curtiss-Wright's Defense segment.

“The acquisition of TTC will yield significant opportunities for growth by increasing the breadth of our data acquisition product portfolio while simultaneously providing greater penetration into our existing markets,” says David C. Adams, chairman and CEO of Curtiss-Wright. “The combination of Curtiss-Wright’s existing capabilities and TTC’s proven track record will allow us to offer our customers best-of-breed platform test equipment through a globally integrated sales channel supporting new platform development, existing platform modifications and upgrades, and facility-specific capital test equipment needs at major testing sites.”

TTC was founded in 1998 and has developed extensive capabilities in data acquisition through advanced telemetry systems. These are systems that integrate data analysis units, sensors, transmitters, receivers, and ground station analysis tools to measure, record, transmit, and analyze aircraft and munitions parameters during test flights. The company has been involved in many major programs and has contributed to testing on high-performance military aircraft, including the F-35 and F-18 aircraft.

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Jack Browne | Technical Contributor

Jack Browne, Technical Contributor, has worked in technical publishing for over 30 years. He managed the content and production of three technical journals while at the American Institute of Physics, including Medical Physics and the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. He has been a Publisher and Editor for Penton Media, started the firm’s Wireless Symposium & Exhibition trade show in 1993, and currently serves as Technical Contributor for that company's Microwaves & RF magazine. Browne, who holds a BS in Mathematics from City College of New York and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from Fordham University, is a member of the IEEE.

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