Curtiss-Wright acquires Skyquest Systems

  • 04-Jan-2010 09:05 EST

Curtiss-Wright acquired Skyquest Systems, a supplier of aircraft video displays, recorders, and video/radar converters for surveillance aircraft applications in the aerospace and defense markets. The business, acquired for £10 million, will become part of Curtiss-Wright's Motion Control segment. Located in Basildon, U.K., Skyquest Systems was formed from Skyquest and Real-Time Vision, founded in 1996 and 1998, respectively. Skyquest products include the Video Management System, which provides fully integrated systems that enable observers and pilots to independently select, view, and record images. The company also develops lightweight, airworthy standard and high-definition video recorders for airborne surveillance.

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