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August 2011

Special Feature

Tech Upgrade Programs Tap the Benefits of VME, VPX and cPCI

Among the reasons for VME’s soaring success in military systems is its unique ability to remain backward compatible and facilitate technology refresh in military programs. As nRead More...

Tech Refresh Strategies Bolster New Battlefield Compute Workloads

The ability to handle increasing volumes of data is dramatically impacting the modern battlefield, often outpacing the performance of legacy systems. The value of sharing this data&mRead More...

Modular Upgrades Continue to Extend VME-Based Systems

Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) is one acronym used today to describe a systems approach to creating modular, upgradable systems. MOSA is increasingly important as the rate of cRead More...

System Development

Optical Sensing Changes Rules for Military Structural Measurements

In the world of military and defense, structures are more complex than ever, have extraordinary requirements, and often operate in extremely harsh conditions. New materials and constRead More...

Tech Recon

UAV Ground Control Systems Leverage Improved Display

UAV Ground Control systems represent a focal point of advanced display and computing technology. The systems need real-time performance and sophisticated video and graphics processinRead More...

Enhancement Options for Military Display Applications

Electronic displays such as LCDs with touch screens are being increasingly used in demanding military and rugged environments such as command and control computers, GPS systems, vehiRead More...

Technology Focus

High-Density Storage Subsystems Roundup

Portable System Offers 800 Mbyte/s PCI Express Recording and Playback Conduant’s Big River LTX3 Portable Recorder supplies up to 800 Mbytes/s of sustained PCI Express recordinRead More...

Military Data Storage Systems Enter the Terabyte Era

High-density data storage is an increasingly key part of many military embedded systems. Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems in particular take in huge volumeRead More...