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February 2014

Marching to the Numbers

Marching to the Numbers

100,000 Hours Number of combat flight hours recently surpassed by Northrop Grumman’s Hunter Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), in use with the U.S. Army since 1996. The MQ-5B Hunter Read More...

Special Feature

GPGPUs Secure Their Place as Ideal Paralleling Processing Technology

One of the most compelling new trends in military signal processing architectures in recent years is the idea of “GPUs as general-purpose processing engines.” Emerging in 20Read More...

System Development

Separation Kernels Enable Rapid Development of Trustworthy Systems

In the early days of high security defense computing systems, security vendors would build hardware and software from scratch, ensuring they had full knowledge of the platform’s dRead More...

Dealing with the Unstructured IED Data Exploitation Gap

“Attack the Network” strategies that depend solely on structured IED data will fail. Human nature and entrenched bureaucratic forces result in an unwieldy mix of unstructureRead More...

Tech Recon

Board and Box Level Systems Face SWaP Design Challenges

Designing board- and box-level systems utilizing a modular open architecture addresses three of the biggest challenges facing military system designers today: time-to-deployment, SWaP (Read More...

Technology Focus

CompactPCI Boasts a Solid Past and Bright Future

Having come a long way since it was developed in the mid-1990s, the CompactPCI embedded form factor has achieved the maturity and broad product range that puts it in a secure place in tRead More...