Abaco Systems

Huntsville, AL 35808


About Abaco Systems



8800 Redstone Gateway SW
Suite 200
Huntsville, AL 35808
United States

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Abaco Systems, a business unit of AMETEK, Inc., is a global leader in commercial open architecture computing and rugged embedded electronics. With over 30 years of experience in aerospace & defense, industrial, energy, medical, communications and other critical sectors, Abaco’s innovative solutions align with open standards to accelerate customer success.


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Communications/network controllers


6U VPX Direct RF Processing System with Xilinx Zynq Ultrascale+ RFSoC

Press Releases

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Single-board computers

Abaco Announces SOSA Aligned Multiprocessor for Ultimate Performance in Demanding Applications

Abaco Systems today announced the IPN254, a rugged fourth generation 6U OpenVPX/SOSA aligned heterogeneous multiprocessor solution that leverages Abaco’s partnership relationships...
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Communications/network controllers

Abaco Systems Honored as National Instruments Center of Excellence

• Company recognized for robust, reliable, repeatable test processes that deliver quality products



FAA-certified FORCE2C avionics mission computer for flight-critical electronics announced by AMETEK Abaco

The FORCE2C is suitable up to Design Assurance Level (DAL) A, the highest level of design assurance applied to airborne software and hardware.
Abaco 30 June 2023

Secure rugged router for embedded computing communications in military vehicles, aircraft offered by Abaco

Secure router is for edge of network security, command and control, fire control, electronic warfare, radar, surveillance, and situational awareness.
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Abaco announces new rugged COTS secure router

The router features Juniper Networks Junos vSRX virtual firewall.
Abaco 24 May 2022

Embedded computing development chassis to help designers follow open-systems standards introduced by Abaco

Re-using existing boards or purchasing air-cooled variants also can help shorten software and firmware time to market, AMETEK Abaco officials say.
Abaco 23 Feb 2022

GPGPU-based embedded computing board for applications in artificial intelligence (AI) introduced by Abaco

Other applications include intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR); electronic warfare (EW); infrared sensors; and data science.
Abaco 11 Nov 2021

Small-form-factor (SFF) rugged computers offered by Abaco

These rugged computers offer Intel processors and modular I/O in rugged and lab variants to optimize size, weight, and power consumption (SWaP).
Abaco 11 Oct 2021

3U VPX embedded computing router introduced by Abaco

This router’s security capabilities include a Stateful Firewall, brute force attack mitigation, and malformed packet protect.
Abaco 26 April 2021

Rugged embedded computing for avionics introduced by Abaco

The SBC314C has Power-on Built-In Test (PBIT) and Bootloader, both built to DO-178C DAL-A, and supports ARINC 653 operating systems.
Abaco 12 March 2021

Rugged small-form-factor embedded computing from Abaco

MAGIC1A embedded computer is a modular, scalable design that delivers graphics and computer processing in a rugged, small, and power-efficient package.
The Elma VITA 48.4 liquid flow-through ATR box with a 6U OpenVPX backplane can accommodate as many as eight boards and two VITA 62 plug-in power supplies.
Trusted Computing

The evolution of embedded computing chassis, backplanes, and enclosures

High data throughput and innovative thermal management may lead to a revolution in systems design that places the burden of electronics cooling on the enclosure more than on the...

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Abaco 4 Feb 2021

FPGA board for sensor processing introduced by Abaco

Embedded computing board provides bandwidth, increased processing, low power and size, and is ready to perform in harsh environments.
Abaco7 Jan 2021

3U VPX graphics processing card introduced by Abaco

Product supports signals intelligence (SIGINT), situational awareness, radar, video, and graphics applications with three output configurations.
Abaco 2 Dec 2020

RFSoC-based RF processing introduced by Abaco Systems

The VP431 is in alignment with the Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) technical standard to help reduce development and integration time.
Abaco 2 Nov 2020

Network-management software introduced by Abaco

The updates provide features to enable flexible SFP pluggable transceiver configuration support for the GBX25 6U VME managed Ethernet switch.
This illustration show how VITA 48.8 air-flow-through cooling can increase heat dissipation in high-performance embedded computing.

Electronics cooling boosts capabilities to match performance upgrades

Enabling technologies for electronics and embedded computing thermal management are expanding, as systems designers demand higher performance, standards-based cooling, and reduced...
Abaco 15 Oct 2020

SOSA-aligned 6U single-board computer introduced by Abaco

Design combines Intel Xeon E 9th Generation microprocessor with the Xilinx ZU7EG Zynq UltraScale+ FPGA with advanced security capabilities.
The Pentek model 5550 eight-channel A/D and D/A Zynq UltraScale+ RF system-on-chip processor for signal and sensor processing is aligned to the emerging SOSA open-systems standard.

The coming revolution in sensor and signal processing

High-performance embedded computing is reaping the benefits of open-systems standards, new FPGA architectures, and artificial intelligence for never-before-seen edge computing...
Abaco 14 Aug 2020

Abaco producing Xeon embedded computer, thermal management

Single-board computer has thermal management for high performance at extended temperatures typical of deployment on military space-constrained systems.
U.S. Navy
Earlier this year, Collins Aerospace selected real-time software from Green Hills for trusted computing in Navy combat jet training systems.

New frontiers in real-time software

Efficient execution is key to real-time mission-critical operating systems software, yet new demands are emerging such as safety critical operations for avionics and other life...
The DARPA MACH program seeks new materials and designs for cooling the hot leading edges of hypersonic vehicles.

The electronics design challenges of hypersonic flight

Hypersonic munitions present an intimidating set of environmental challenges, raising the bar to an entirely new level of difficulty.
Abaco’s VP430 is a 3U VPX COTS solution that enables beamforming, sensor processing, and radar signal processing.
Trusted Computing

The shrinking world of small-form-factor embedded computing

Industry experts say open standards are helping drive development in small-form-factor battlefield and aerospace hardware like system-on-chip and single-board computers.
Abaco 19 March 2020

Rugged 6U OpenVPX Gigabit Ethernet switch offered by Abaco

This upgrade will enable users to deploy high-speed Ethernet in a broad range of environments that are susceptible to extremes of heat and vibration.
Abaco 13 Feb 2020

Abaco offers board for video and general-purpose processing

Board is based on the NVIDIA Quadro Pascal (GP107) P2000 graphics processing unit (GPU) architecture and provides 2.3 TeraFLOPS of peak performance.
Abaco Hpec 19 Dec 2019

Abaco to provide embedded computing for Navy EW training

$24 million contract to Abaco is to provide specially developed embedded computing systems for fleet readiness training exercises in EW jamming.
Abaco 26 Nov 2019

Embedded computing for RF processing introduced by Abaco

VP460 6U VPX embedded computing board has the Xilinx 16x16 RF system-on-chip (RFSoC) and Xilinx Ultrascale+ FPGA with high-bandwidth memory.
Marvin Test Solution’s MTS-3060A SmartCan universal o-level armament tester for smart and legacy systems.

Flightline test equipment in the SWaP era

Test and measurement equipment for the flightline is becoming smaller, lighter in weight, less power-hungry, and requires fewer maintenance personnel than ever before to keep ...
Abaco 28 Oct 2019

Ethernet switch for 6U VME systems introduced by Abaco

The Ethernet switch is for configuring 6U VME network support and configuration in new systems and systems upgrades based on the 6U VME architecture.