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January 2015

Marching to the Numbers

Marching to the Numbers

  (Figure 1) 781 Flight Hours- The record flight length achieved all totaled by the U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk and other variants of Northrop Grumman's High Altitude Long EnRead More...

Special Feature

The Top Ten Most Compute-Hungry Military Programs

  If you compare the advanced U.S military programs of 40 or 50 years ago today's, one difference is crystal clear: Most system functionality is now implemented as software runninRead More...

The Right Roadmap Brings Secure Boot…Even to Legacy Systems

  Embedded devices are widely used throughout the modern military. Communication systems, UAVs, radar systems, missile control systems, satellites, ship and vehicle control systemRead More...

System Development

Many Approaches Vie for Board and Box Integration Success

  According to the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, "military power in the 21st century will be defined by our ability to adapt." Compute-intensive applications such as hiRead More...

Tech Recon

Ensuring High SIGINT Signal Fidelity Requires a Coherent Approach

  SIGINT systems have the daunting challenge of ensuring that the fidelity of the signals they capture off the air remain as true to the analog original as possible, from the RF aRead More...

Technology Focus

Ethernet Switch Boards Meet HPEC Needs and More

  There's now no doubt that Ethernet is entrenched as a favorite interconnect fabric in compute-intensive applications like sonar, radar or any application that networks sensor arRead More...

Ethernet Switch Board Roundup

Figure 1 10 Gbit Ethernet XMC Targets Real-Time Needs Acromag's XMC-6260 and XMC-6280 mezzanine modules provide a 10 Gbit Ethernet interface solution for data-intensive, real-time embRead More...