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2012-06-28 10:21:13

PITTSBURGH, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company announced today that it has signed a strategic alliance agreement with Curtiss-Wright Corporation's Flow Control business segment's Electro-Mechanical Division (EMD) business unit to jointly pursue and develop business opportunities for the refurbishment of large motors for commercial nuclear power applications in North America and to collaborate on new technology development. The alliance will enable both companies and...

2012-05-20 18:20:11

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) MONDAY, MAY 21: GLENN CURTISS Profile America -- Monday, May 21st. Today marks the birthday of an important U.S. aviation pioneer who now is largely forgotten. Glenn Curtiss was born in Hammondsport, New York. He was the first U.S. motorcycle champion, setting a speed record of 136...

2012-03-27 02:20:26

MIAMI SPRINGS, Fla., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- City of Miami Springs and Curtiss Mansion, Inc. announce a "Sneak Preview" of the restored historic South Florida home of famed aviator, inventor and visionary Glenn Hammond Curtiss originally built in 1925. Curtiss, the "Father of Naval Aviation," moved to South Florida from Hammondsport, New York during the land boom of the 1920s. From 1920-1930, Curtiss developed the cities of Miami Springs, Hialeah and Opa-locka, Florida before his death...

2011-09-20 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 250 classic racing cars will take to the specially-constructed track on the runway at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) September 24-25 for the 14th annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival. While the Festival's mission is to honor San Diego's military every year, this year it will help commemorate a momentous milestone. The Coronado Speed Festival will be celebrating the Centennial of Naval Aviation (1911-2011) at the place where...

2011-02-11 14:44:00

In the news release, 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation Foundation Hosts Gala in San Diego, CA to Commence Year-Long Celebration, issued 11-Feb-2011 by 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation Foundation over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the fourth paragraph, second sentence, should read "President and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, Dennis Muilenburg" rather than "President of Boeing Military Aircraft, Christopher Chadwick " as originally issued. The complete,...

2011-02-11 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation Foundation is pleased to announce that a year-long celebration in honor of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard's 100th anniversary of flight will commence this weekend. The Centennial of Naval Aviation Kick-Off Gala, on Saturday, February 12, 2011, is part of the weekend-long celebration in San Diego, CA which will initiate a year-long celebration across the United States. The sold out gala will take...

2010-10-05 12:28:00

RHINEBECK, N.Y., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hudson River Valley Institute (HRVI) at Marist College and the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum come to Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome to pay tribute to Glenn Curtiss on Saturday, October 9. "This will be a celebration of the 100th anniversary of Curtiss' historic flight in his Albany Flyer down the Hudson River Valley from Albany to Manhattan and recognition of those who strive to preserve the memory of his innovative spirit," said HRVI Executive...

2010-06-22 07:30:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced that it has acquired Specialist Electronics Services, Ltd. (SES) for 15 million pounds Sterling, or approximately $22 million. SES designs and manufactures rugged, security encrypted data recorders, processors, display media and software for aerospace and defense applications. SES will operate within the Integrated Sensing division of Curtiss-Wright's Motion Control segment. "SES's...

2010-05-27 15:53:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Hybricon Corporation ("Hybricon") for $19 million in cash. Hybricon is a leading supplier of high performance electronic packaging for the aerospace, defense and commercial markets, and provides electronic subsystem integration expertise which generates more efficient product development and reduced design and manufacturing...

2010-05-03 11:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced that the Navy League of the United States will present its 2010 Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Award for exemplary leadership in the maritime defense industry to Curtiss-Wright Executive Richard Langseder at the Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition dinner on Tuesday, May 4. The dinner and award ceremony will be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor,...