FPGAs have revolutionized the way DSP subsystems are configured. With a large number of gates, hardware multipliers and high-speed serial interfaces, FPGAs enable sophisticated applications, including radar, signal intelligence and image processing. These applications rely on repetitive fixed-point processing that can be expressed in highly parallel form.
FPGAs perform exceptionally well in FFTs, pulse compression, filters, and digital up/down converters. In deployed systems, an FPGA's technical advantage translates to smaller, lower-power and lower-cost systems. Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions offers a variety of COTS 3U VPX FPGA-based processor cards to meet the most demanding applications. The 3U FPGA processor boards include a wide complement of I/O functionality.
FPGA modules can be the most challenging products to develop due to the increasing power of the FPGAs and related devices and the many high speed interfaces. Curtiss-Wright includes innovative design features and performs thorough validation to insure rugged FPGA products will function as advertised in rugged, deployed applications.
3U modules are targeted for applications which need to be optimized for small spaces. Curtiss-Wright 3U FPGA products also include ones with optimized ADC/DAC front-ends for improved SWAP. See 6U FPGA processors if larger form-factor modules are needed or multiple FPGAs are needed on a single module.
|Product Sheet||Product Name||IMAGE||Product Type||Form Factor||Standard||Processor / FPGA||Mezzanine||Backplane Fabric|
|VPX3-530 3U VPX Virtex-7 FPGA ADC/DAC||FPGA||3U||OpenVPX, VPX, VPX-REDI||Xilinx Virtex-7||PCIe Gen 1/2, high speed serial and parallel digital IO|
|VPX3-453 3U VPX DSP Processor Card||FPGA, DSP||3U||VPX, VPX-REDI||Xilinx Virtex-6, NXP Power Architecture MPC8640/8641 S/D||XMC||Gigabit Ethernet, SERDES, PCIe - Gen 2, LVDS|
|VPX3-450 3U VPX DSP Processor Card||FPGA, DSP||3U||VPX, VPX-REDI||Xilinx Virtex-5, NXP Power Architecture MPC8640/8641 S/D||XMC||Gigabit Ethernet, SERDES, PCIe - Gen 1, LVDS|
|FPE320 3U VPX FPGA||FPGA||3U||VPX, VPX-REDI||Xilinx Virtex-5||FMC||SERDES, PCIe - Gen 1, LVDS, GPIO|