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June 2014

Marching to the Numbers

Marching to the Numbers

36.7 hoursLength of the successful second endurance flight of the U.S. Army’s Improved Gray Eagle (IGE) prototype UAV. IGE is an advanced derivative of the mission-proven Gray EagRead More...

Special Feature

Military I/O Choices Span from 1553 to Ethernet and More

As an avionics databus and for other military I/O purposes, the MIL-STD-1553’s longevity is truly astounding. With a huge installed base, the MIL-STD-1553 bus continues to play a Read More...

RapidIO, InfiniBand and Ethernet Each Find Their Place

For years it appeared that switch fabrics—primarily RapidIO and InfiniBand—would be duking it out with Ethernet for ubiquity in the world of defense embedded systems, until Read More...

System Development

Net-Centric Push Drives Shipboard Display and Panel PC Upgrades

Displays and panel PCs are the key human interface points that are part of major ongoing modernization efforts on U.S. Navy ships. There are a couple factors driving that. First there&rRead More...

Tech Recon

Multiple Factors Play in FPGA Obsolescence Mitigation

Military communication and weapons systems are now overwhelmingly composed of high-density, modern electronic components. Developing an “edge,” or competitive advantage, in Read More...

Legacy Military Systems Can Embrace New Storage Technologies

For defense contractors who deal with ever-shrinking DoD spending, it’s important to creatively manage end-of-life issues and ever-changing electronic component technology. Doing Read More...

Technology Focus

CompactPCI and CompactPCI Serial Board Roundup

3U CompactPCI PlusIO Compatible Blade Has 4th Gen Core i7 ADLINK Technology provides its latest 4th generation Intel Core i7 3U CompactPCI Processor Blade, the cPCI-3510 Series, which Read More...

PCI Express Makes its Presence Felt in the PC/104 World

The PC/104 form factor and all of its follow-on variants continue to hold an established position in military embedded systems. PC/104—and its wider family of form factors includiRead More...

PC/104 and PC/104-Family Boards Roundup

PC/104 SBC Sports Vortex86DX2 SoC and Provides Full ISA Support ADLINK Technology provides a PC/104 form factor SBC, the CM1-86DX2, featuring an extensive I/O feature set and full ISA Read More...