100-Gigabit Ethernet Done Right
COTS suppliers have focused on increasing connectivity speeds within and between systems for decades, following the introduction of the VPX standard.
Tactical Decision-Making Demands Increasing Speeds and Volume of Data Processing
For defense applications, responsiveness, accuracy, and precision have never been more critical to mission success.
A Tour of VITA AFT Cooling Standards in 2023
For critical and intelligent deployed embedded modules, air-flow-through (AFT) cooling describes an approach that brings the coolant much closer to heat-generating electronics than standard conduction-cooled approaches.
Engineers adopt different approaches to ensure data quality in aerospace testing. They employ best practice techniques to data acquisition and management to keep data accurate and results reliable.
Bringing Secure Mesh Wireless to Mobile Command Posts
Military wireless networks in the military can be secured through the proven use of NSA-approved Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) encryption.
The Evolving Use of Multicore Processors in Avionics
Power, reliability and real-time computing capabilities are just some of the advantages of using multicore processors.
Bringing the Benefits of GCIA to Next-generation Ground Vehicles
The partnership between Curtiss-Wright and BAE Systems to develop a standardized MOSA open architecture for next-generation ground vehicles shows how MOSA can be leveraged to deliver new capabilities to next-generation ground vehicles.
Open or Out: U.S. Military Requirements for Modular Open Systems Architectures
Now that the Army has chosen its preferred Future Long Range Assault Aircraft in Bell’s V-280 advanced tiltrotor, the race is on to populate it with mission systems that will allow the machine to operate through adversaries’ sophisticated air defense systems.
Optimizing 100G VPX
Currently, there are two options for VITA 46.30 connectors: the TE Connectivity RT3 and Amphenol R-VPX EVO2 connectors, both of which meet the ANSI/VITA 46.30 standard intended for 100G (4-lanes @ 25 Gbaud) systems, and potentially beyond.
March Radio Roundup
Curtiss-Wright has unveiled new PacStar Radio Chassis models designed to accommodate either three or four radios.