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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.

03/15/2022
military and aerospace electronics

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.

02/24/2022
military embedded systems

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).

02/04/2022
MOSA

What is a Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA)?

The MOSA directive has accelerated the adoption of a variety of MOSA supporting standards, including SOSA, CMOSS, FACE, VICTORY, and GVA, by the Army, Air Force, and Navy.

10/27/2021
Curtiss-Wright Introduces New Starter Kit System and 8-Slot OpenVPX Chassis to Speed Development of CMOSS/SOSA Technical Standard 1.0 Aligned Solutions

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.

10/11/2021
Army tank tracks

What are VICTORY and GVA?

Learn more about Vehicle Integration for C4ISR/EW Interoperability (VICTORY) and Generic Vehicle Architecture (GVA).

09/28/2021
Microwaves & RF

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.

09/10/2021
Military Embedded Systems

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.

05/17/2021
Military & Aerospace Electronics

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.

04/01/2021

Benefits of Projective Capacitive Touch Screens to Rugged Displays

Projected capacitive (PCAP) touch screens for rugged displays respond to static electricity in human skin as it touches the screen and are fully bonded, making them ideal for mission critical applications.

11/30/2020
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The Case for Distributed and Remote Management of Open Standards-Based Tactical Networks for Vehicles

To exploit the potential benefits of new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, video analysis, Internet of Things (IoT), augmented reality and virtual reality, and other innovative technologies on mobile platforms at the tactical edge, Department of Defense (DoD) communications programs must effectively deploy advanced IT infrastructure, connectivity, and compute resources.

11/19/2020
Military & Aerospace Electronics

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-critical applications.

07/23/2020