Bringing state-of-the-art commercial silicon performance to deployed systems for rugged military environments can involve conflicting goals.
Application stability and predictability are essential for deployed COTS-based mission-critical military systems, which tend to have an in-service life long far longer than the typical commercial production period of some of the system's key components.
Courtney Howard, Executive Editor of Military & Aerospace Electronics looks at how aerospace and defense applications are using new information storage solutions with increased capacity, security, and speed.
Geoff Fein at IHS Jane's discusses Curtiss-Wright's new digital beachhead network switch and vehicle management computer.
Military Technology covers all aspects of modern defence technology, requirements, procurements and programmes. Military Technology's Oct 22 article highlights Curtiss-Wright's Digital Beachhead demonstration at AUSA 2012.
Embedded HPEC systems are following the commercial HPC trend towards Intel x86 architectures running Linux, but deployed on VITA's rugged OpenVPX form factor with RapidIO interconnect fabrics.
Courtney Howard of Military & Aerospace Electronics discusses how technology firms advance power and thermal management technologies to meet growing demands for increased capabilities in the field.
John Keller of Military & Aerospace Electronics discusses how small form factor electronics are changing military embedded systems.
Curtis Reichenfeld discusses how open architecture 3U small form factor processing is making it possible to deploy high-performance simulation/emulation systems in SWaP-contrained platforms.
Defense Electronics discusses the new VICTORY standard initiative and Curtiss-Wright products supporting VICTORY.