Rugged 3U CompactPCI mission computer for land vehicles and avionics introduced by Curtiss-Wright
SAN DIEGO, 12 Oct. 2011. 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 mission computers that can be configured for aerospace applications from benign laboratory to harsh-environment deployed ground vehicles and avionics. 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 Core2 Duo CPU board. I/O modules are available for graphics, ARINC 429, MIL-STD-1553, and Gigabit Ethernet switching.
The MPMC-931x measures 141.5 cubic inches, and weighs 4.5 pounds, and operates in external air temperatures as hot as 55 degrees Celsius using cold plate cooling that has no need for fans, vehicle-supplied air, liquid, or other demands from the vehicle, company officials say.
The mission computer is based on the Curtiss-Wright Packaged COTS (PCOTS) system that meets military specifications such as MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-461, and MIL-STD-704. This rugged computing system is designed to fill several roles in air and land vehicles.
For more information contact Curtiss-Wright online at www.cwcembedded.com.