Chips, boards, box computers, real-time software, software engineering tools, and other computing technologies embedded in aerospace and defense systems

Soon after Iran deal, Air Force looks for new ways to find and attack deeply buried targets

Soon after Iran deal, Air Force looks for new ways to find and attack deeply buried targets

ROME, N.Y., 22 July 2015. U.S. Air Force researchers are asking industry for ideas on how to assess, locate, and characterize hard and deeply buried targets (HDBT) like underground bunkers containing enemy weapons or nuclear research facilities.

Rugged avionics computer that saves space and eases upgradeability introduced by CES

Rugged avionics computer that saves space and eases upgradeability introduced by CES

GENEVA, 22 July 2015. Creative Electronic Systems SA (CES) in Geneva is introducing the ROCK-2 rugged, modular, avionics computer with a computing power scalable from 3,000 to 170,000 DMIPS.

IT looking like a winner as U.S. military awards $14.4 billion over last four months

IT looking like a winner as U.S. military awards $14.4 billion over last four months

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 21 July 2015. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has been ordering military information technology (IT) and IT services at a dizzying pace over the past four months, awarding IT contracts worth at least $14.4 billion.

Rugged display for dirty, wet, and hostile operating environments introduced by Stealth

Rugged display for dirty, wet, and hostile operating environments introduced by Stealth

WOODBRIDGE, Ontario, 21 July 2015. Stealth.com, a Sparton company in Woodbridge, Ontario, is introducing the SV-2150WS-PM 21.5-inch panel-mount rugged display for use in dirty, wet, and hostile operating environments.

Navy orders two Mark VI patrol boats with on-board networking and flat-screen displays

Navy orders two Mark VI patrol boats with on-board networking and flat-screen displays

WASHINGTON, 20 July 2015. U.S. Navy surface warfare experts are ordering two 85-foot patrol boats that have surveillance and battle-management networking, as well as flat-screen monitors mounted throughout the vessels.

Pentagon names 50 companies for potential $6 billion in task orders for E-SITE IT support program

Pentagon names 50 companies for potential $6 billion in task orders for E-SITE IT support program

WASHINGTON, 20 July 2015. U.S. military information technology (IT) experts are asking 50 companies for IT requirements and technical support services under terms of a potential $6 billion E-SITE contract announced Friday.

EMBEDDED COMPUTING: Rugged Xeon D embedded computing modules introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the CHAMP-XDx Xeon D embedded computing family of rugged DSP engine modules based on the Intel Xeon processor D for compute-intensive C4ISR aerospace and defense applications.

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The SBC-K7 is an ideal platform for embedded instrumentation that combines an Atom PC running Windows/Linux/VxWorks with a Xilinx Kintex7 FPGA and an industry-compliant FMC IO site (HPC) plus a second FMC-compatble (LPC) site.

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CPU-PPC460EX-VME Processor Board

The CPU-PPC460EX-VME PowerPC processor board is designed for rugged, conduction and convection cooled environments. It is capable of running Linux and VxWorks operating systems. Because of its high performance processor and the fact it contains a large number of diverse interfaces types, it is very well suited for

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The C299 Horizon is a third generation, 6U cPCI SBC module based on GMS’ upgradable CPU technology. It is designed to provide the highest level of workstation performance possible in a fully ruggedized dual slot (8HP) cPCI. The Horizon is targeted for applications where ultra-high-speed processing power is required with

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The XPort9200 is a conduction- or air-cooled 12-channel CAN bus XMC or PMC module. Each high-speed CAN bus 2.0 A/B channel is galvanically isolated and supports up to 1 Mbps.

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Xilinx EW/ISR System Architect, Luke Miller, has new tricks and he’s going to tell you all about them in a new Xilinx Webinar—for free. His Webinar will cover new ways to implement Radar ...
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