Filling the Power Architecture Void: What’s Next?
Power Architecture processing units have been a prominent part of military and aerospace computing technology for decades. They’ve been proven to maintain their reliability and performance levels in systems deployed in harsh environments in the air, on land and at sea.
Optimizing Avionics Reliability With Dissimilar Redundant Architectures
Rick Hearn explains how the key computing elements of an avionics system must all be designed with safety in mind and endure stringent testing to prove they can meet the required Design Assurance Level (DAL).
Curtiss-Wright, Green Hills Software and CoreAVI Collaborate to Deliver FACE-Aligned, DO-254/178 Safety-Certifiable Solutions
Support for Green Hills Software’s INTEGRITY-178 tuMP RTOS and CoreAVI’s graphics drivers on Curtiss-Wright rugged modules speeds the integration of high-performance avionics systems
Testing Safety-Certifiable Software
Given its complexity and the critical applications for which it is designed, embedded avionics software must undergo a rigorous approval and testing process before it can be approved as airworthy.
Overcoming the DO-254 DAL A Challenge
DAL A safety certification involves a strict set of guidance documents ensuring a high degree of safety in airborne electronics. Learn more about overcoming the DO-254 DAL A challenges in our infographic.
Curtiss-Wright and Green Hills Collaborate to Demo INTEGRITY-178 tuMP RTOS on the VPX3-1220 SBC Module
Intel Quad-Core Xeon processor-based VPX3-1220 RTCA/DO-254 safety-certifiable COTS SBC supports Green Hills Software RTCA/DO-178B Level A certifiable multi-core RTOS.
Putting DAUs on a Diet for Small Launcher Applications
Smaller launchers provide a lower cost way of getting newer, smaller satellites into orbit - we look at how ruggedized DAUs, used in aerospace flight test, can provide a low cost solution for some space mission systems.
How to Strengthen Redundant Systems with Dissimilarity and Complex Voting
Rick Hearn and Paul Hart look at how to strengthen redundancy with dissimilarity and complex voting in order to meet DAL A requirements.
Curtiss-Wright Announces Collaboration with Lynx Software to Offer LynxSecure Safety Bundle for VPX3-1220 SBC
Support for LynxSecure Safety Bundle on Curtiss-Wright’s 7th Generation Intel Xeon® processor-based VPX3-1220 SBC delivers complete DO-254/178 certifiable COTS hardware/software solution.
Curtiss-Wright Showcases Avionics, Vetronics, and Naval Solutions for Canadian Defense Programs at CANSEC 2018
Curtiss-Wright Showcases Avionics, Vetronics, and Naval Solutions for Canadian Defense Programs at CANSEC 2018 - Safety certifiable avionics technology, and ship-to-ship communications, helicopter securing/traversing systems, and underwater sensor handling solutions
Curtiss-Wright Expands Space COTS Capabilities Through Licensing Agreement with Réaltra
The new licensing agreement with Réaltra will complement existing activity for the Curtiss-Wright Acra KAM-500 range of Space COTS radiation-tolerant products into space applications.
Curtiss-Wright Congratulates Rocket Lab on Reaching Orbit During Successful Test Launch of the Electron Launch Vehicle
Curtiss-Wright Congratulates Rocket Lab on Reaching Orbit During Successful Test Launch of the Electron Launch Vehicle - The second flight of the new expendable electron launcher uses Curtiss-Wright’s Space COTS data acquisition system to capture test data