Small-form-factor rugged embedded computer for vehicles and aircraft introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Oct. 21, 2014
ASHBURN, Va., 21 Oct. 2014. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions Division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the Parvus DuraCOR 80-41 small-form-factor rugged mission computer for high-performance civil and military tactical mission processing aboard ground vehicles fixed-wing aircraft, and helicopters.
ASHBURN, Va., 21 Oct. 2014. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions Division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the Parvus DuraCOR 80-41 small-form-factor rugged mission computer for high-performance civil and military tactical mission processing aboard ground vehicles fixed-wing aircraft, and helicopters.

The DuraCOR 80-41 embedded computing subsystem is a dual-use non-ITAR restricted product suitable for command & control, communications, surveillance and reconnaissance, and image processing.

This size, weight, power & cost (SWaP-C)-optimized subsystem is powered by a multi-core 4th Gen Intel Core i7 Haswell processor, which is low-power, rugged, and fanless.

The lightweight shoebox-sized rugged computer 16 gigabytes of memory, built-in support for Mini PCI Express I/O expansion modules, and uses high capacity mSATA solid-state drives. the DuraCOR 80-41 will be pre-qualified to MIL-STD environmental and EMI standards, and certified for RTCA/DO-160 commercial aerospace requirements.

The DuraCOR 80-41 is designed to MIL-STD-810G, MIL-STD-461F, MIL-STD-1275D, MIL-STD-704F and RTCA/DO-160G conditions for environmental, power, and EMI compliance regarding thermal, shock, vibration, dust, water, humidity, altitude, power spikes/surges, conducted/radiated emissions and susceptibility.

The mission computer provides expansion via modular stackable PCI Express104 and Mini PCI Express cards for high-speed I/O or graphics card expansion.

For more information contact Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions online at www.cwcdefense.com.

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