Companies join hands to provide military MCMs

Leaders of Quantum Effect Design Inc. of Santa Clara, Calif., and Aeroflex Circuit Technology in Plainview, N.Y., are teaming to provide advanced microprocessor multichip modules (MCMs) for airborne, satellite, shipboard, and ground-based communications systems. Under terms of a $3 million deal, Quantum and Aeroflex will pool their resources to create military-quality microprocessor MCMs based on the MIPS 32-bit RISC architecture. Aeroflex engineers will use Quantum`s line of embedded MIPS proce

Mar 1st, 1998

Leaders of Quantum Effect Design Inc. of Santa Clara, Calif., and Aeroflex Circuit Technology in Plainview, N.Y., are teaming to provide advanced microprocessor multichip modules (MCMs) for airborne, satellite, shipboard, and ground-based communications systems. Under terms of a $3 million deal, Quantum and Aeroflex will pool their resources to create military-quality microprocessor MCMs based on the MIPS 32-bit RISC architecture. Aeroflex engineers will use Quantum`s line of embedded MIPS processors as the foundation for their advanced MCM product line that includes standard products and customer-specified designs. Quantum engineers will provide technical and engineering support to Aeroflex customers. For more information, contact Karl Walter of Aeroflex by phone at 516-694-6700, by e-mail at kwalter@aeroflex.com, or on the World Wide Web at http://www. aeroflex.com/act1.htm. - J.K.

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