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COTS vs. Custom Safety Critical Military Avionics

Safety certification for military embedded systems can be time consuming, complex, and costly to complete. Curtiss-Wright offers an extensive catalog of safety-certifiable COTS hardware modules to suit application requirements.

06/13/2024

Acquiring and Telemetering Test Data from Hypersonic Platforms

Hypersonic platforms provide a challenge for flight test campaigns due to the application’s flight profiles and environments.

05/31/2024
Simplified Replacement of Older Flight Data Recorders to Meet New Regulations and Data Collecting Needs

Simplified Replacement of Older Flight Data Recorders to Meet New Regulations and Data Collecting Needs

Operators of aircraft may find they need to upgrade existing flight recorder for a variety of reasons.

05/23/2024
Meeting DAL A Challenges with Dissimilar Redundant Architecture

Meeting DAL A Challenges with Dissimilar Redundant Architecture

This white paper examines how building a system with a dissimilar redundant architecture can help overcome the challenges of meeting DO-254/178 DAL A requirements.

05/22/2024
Securing Data with Quantum Resistant Algorithms: An Introduction to Post-Quantum Resistant Encryption

Securing Data with Quantum Resistant Algorithms: An Introduction to Post-Quantum Resistant Encryption

The goal of post-quantum cryptography (PQC), also called quantum-resistant cryptography (QRC), is to develop cryptographic systems that are secure against both quantum and classical computers and can interoperate with existing communications protocols and networks.

05/22/2024
Securing Data with Quantum Resistant Algorithms: Implementing Data-at-Rest and Data-in-Transit Encryption Solutions

Securing Data with Quantum Resistant Algorithms: Implementing Data-at-Rest and Data-in-Transit Encryption Solutions

In this second paper, we cover challenges for deploying QR encryption, including pre-shared key (PSK) management, RFC 8784 - an extension of Internet Key Exchange (IKE) v2 that allows it to be resistant to a quantum computer by using PSKs, and how to implement data-at-rest (DAR) and data-in-transit (DIT) QR encryption solutions today using commercial FPGA devices and off-the-shelf hardware.

05/22/2024
Defining the C5ISR Space for Army Vehicles

Optimizing Army Vehicle Interoperability with Open Architecture

The goal of reducing the cost of equipping Army vehicles with new capabilities, while adding increasing interoperability and flexibility of operation, can be accomplished through the use of a Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA), a technical and business strategy for designing an affordable and adaptable system.

05/10/2024
Understanding the Power-to-Performance Capabilities of Intel Processors White Paper

Understanding the Power-to-Performance Capabilities of Intel Processors

There is a popular industry misconception that Intel processors draw more power than Power Architecture and Arm processors. This paper discusses how that is not the case.

04/17/2024
Using NetBoot to Reduce Maintenance and SWaP-C in Embedded Systems

Using NetBoot to Reduce Deployed System Maintenance and SWaP-C

This white paper looks at how NetBoot brings new efficiencies, better security, and significant savings to teams that are tasked with maintaining software on embedded systems.

04/16/2024
DAR Series Part 3: NSA Type 1 Encryption

DAR Series Part 3: NSA Type 1 Encryption

A Type 1 product is a classified or Controlled Cryptographic Item (CCI) endorsed by the NSA for securing classified and sensitive U.S. government information.

04/02/2024
Certifying Multi-Core Processing Following AMC 20-193/AC 20-193 Objectives

Certifying Multi-Core Processing Following AMC 20-193/AC 20-193 Objectives

This white paper examines the key challenges multi-core processors present in safety-certifiable systems, and the traditional and newer, more effective techniques for alleviating them to ensure MCP-based systems will safely perform their intended functions.

04/01/2024
DAR Series Part 2: Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC)

DAR Series Part 2: Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC)

Learn about the NSA CSfC program, data at rest encryption, capability package, protection profiles, components & layers, and trusted integrators.

03/13/2024