RUGGED COMPUTERS: Rugged 3U CompactPCI mission computer for land vehicles and avionics introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (CWCEC) in San Diego is introducing the MPMC-931x family of compact, conduction-cooled, rugged, half-ATR 3U CompactPCI multi-platform embedded mission computers that can be configured for aerospace applications from benign laboratory to harsh-environment deployed vetronics in ground vehicles and avionics for fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

The embedded computing systems come in five standard configurations, each with an integrated 28-volt DC power supply, and with computing power from either a DCP-124P SBC Power Architecture 7448 single-board computer or a DCP-1201 Intel Core 2 Duo CPU board. I/O modules are available for graphics, ARINC 429, MIL-STD-1553, and Gigabit Ethernet switching. The cold-plate-cooled MPMC-931x is for space- and weight-constrained applications. The MPMC-931x measures 141.5 cubic inches, weighs 4.5 pounds, and operates in external air temperatures as hot as 55 degrees Celsius.

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