SOSA-aligned 3U OpenVPX embedded computing chassis for aerospace and defense applications introduced by GMS

March 31, 2023
Chassis architecture and lightweight materials offers improved performance and reliability for compute and networking needs of the future battlefield.

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. – General Micro Systems (GMS) in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., is introducing DominATR eight-slot 3U OpenVPX chassis to support U.S military and commercial applications.

As part of the GMS X9 Venom product family, this chassis offers a revolutionary architecture and lightweight materials for improved performance, reliability and operating ranges to address compute and networking needs of the future battlefield.

The X9 Venom family of 3U OpenVPX products, including this DominATR chassis, are aligned to the Sensor Open Standard Architecture (SOSA) open-systems standard, and are ready to meet the C4ISR/Electronic Warfare Modular Open Suite of Standards (CMOSS) requirements.

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DominATR is available in many configurations, including several pre-configured versions designed for sensor fusion, artificial intelligence (AI) processing, and data recording. High-speed 100-gigabit Ethernet fat pipes connect to external sensor concentrators or switches, and as many as 30 10-Gigabit Ethernet sensor ports enable the embedded computing chassis to serve as a sensor fusion data processing node.

With as much as 1,680 Watts of power and cooling, DominATR chassis is available in aluminum alloy and carbon fiber-saving as much as 30 percent in weight.

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