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January 2014

Marching to the Numbers

Marching to the Numbers

127 meters Length of the 10 Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) class ships that Austal has been contracted to build for the U.S. Navy as prime contractor subsequent to a $Read More...

Special Feature

Five Chip Solutions Lead the Future of Military Systems

Today’s highly integrated processors are critical enablers to achieve the compute density needed in today’s advanced military programs. Embedded processors are critical in dRead More...

Modular Small Form Factors Boost Design Flexibility

As military systems continue their march toward higher-performance, small footprint deployments, the role of rugged small form factors becomes even more essential to embedded developmenRead More...

System Development

PXI Technology Solves Flightline Test Modernization Hurdles

The A-10/C Thunderbolt II, also known as “Warthog,” is the premier attack aircraft used by the United States Air Force for close air support. In 2008, the A-10/A aircraft reRead More...

Automated Test Solves Maintenance Issues for Military Vehicles

The military sector uses electronics on an extremely large scale, ranging from radars, navigation and control electronics on board ships to portable, telecommunication equipment for groRead More...

Tech Recon

PCI Express 3.0 Backplane Design Poses New Challenges

Backplane design has always been a key linchpin for optimizing performance and interoperability for previous generations of PCI Express. Effective backplane design is even more importanRead More...

Technology Focus

Ethernet Switch Boards Balance Cost and Performance Needs

Driven by rapid advancement and lower costs, Ethernet has fast become the standard for connecting the IP-based components of autonomous vehicles, robots, and other military and harsh moRead More...

Ethernet Switch Boards Roundup

10 Gbit Ethernet XMC Targets Real-Time Needs Acromag’s XMC-6260-CC pairs a high-performance Chelsio T4 purpose-built multi-protocol processor with two channels of 10GbE connectivRead More...