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.
Understanding GCIA: A Paradigm Shift for Establishing an Overall Ground-combat Vehicle Architecture
The U.S. Army has long pursued a standardized infrastructure and architecture for ground-combat vehicle hardware and networking.
Curtiss-Wright Honored to Host Tri-Service Open Architecture Interoperability Demonstration TIM & Expo
Curtiss-Wright has announced that it is serving in the honored role of Distinguished Host for the Tri-Service Open Architecture Interoperability Demonstration (TSOA-ID) TIM & Expo being held March 15 at the Solomons Inn Resort, Marina, MD.
Embedded Computing Enclosures go Standard, and go Small
Industry standards and guidelines such as MOSA, SOSA, CMOSS, SAVE, and FACE are driving the latest developments in enclosures, chassis, and backplane databuses, as small for factors are ready to take center stage.
SAVE this Space: Defining the C5ISR Space for Army Vehicles
To lower the cost and help speed the pace of technology upgrades for C5ISR [command, control, computers, communications, cyber, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance] systems on Army vehicles, the U.S. Army’s Program Executive Officer (PEO) for Ground Combat Systems (GCS) has issued an Interface Description Document (IDD).
What is a Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA)?
The Modular Open Systems Approach directive has accelerated the adoption of a variety of Modular Open Systems Approach supporting standards, including SOSA, CMOSS, FACE, VICTORY, and GVA, by the Army, Air Force, and Navy.
Curtiss-Wright Introduces New Starter Kit System and 8-Slot OpenVPX Chassis to Speed Development of CMOSS/SOSA Technical Standard 1.0 Aligned Solutions
New CMOSS/SOSA Technical Standard 1.0 aligned Starter Kit system integrates VICTORY Network, A-PNT and Intel® Xeon Processor SBC. 8-Slot CMOSS/SOSA Technical Standard 1.0 aligned 3U.
Open Standards Drive Flexibility in Defense System Designs
Backed by broad support from government and industry, the release of SOSA Technical Standard 1.0 promises a new era of open standards-based system integration with flexibility and interoperability as its hallmarks.
Open Architecture Initiatives Bolster Unmanned Sensors and Systems
The advent of unmanned systems reflects a huge aspect of warfare – that of protecting the warfighter – through the development of platforms that can be operated by humans from a distance, keeping them out of harm’s way.
Curtiss-Wright Expands Family of Rugged A-PNT Solutions for Military Ground Vehicles with Introduction of Vehicle Computer/Switch
New A-PNT vehicle computer and Gigabit Ethernet switch provide Chip Scale Atomic Clock, Inertial Measurement Unit and direct connection to real-time Global Positioning System (GPS).
The Ever-Shrinking World of Small-Form-Factor Embedded Computing
New computer boards offer high performance, thermal management, and peripherals in a smaller size than 3U VPX, with artificial intelligence (AI) and GPGPU processing.