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January 2016

Marching to the Numbers

Marching to the Numbers

Figure 0.   Figure 1. One Million  -Number of operational hours that Lockheed Martin's High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) recently achieved. Boasting a 99-perceRead More...

Special Feature

Seven Technology Trends Driving Military Design Choices

Today's military embedded systems have an endless appetite for greater integration, more autonomous operation, faster connectivity and increased computing muscle. To achieve that systemRead More...

Embedded Network Security Shifts from Software to Hardware

Countless publications and articles let us know every day that security is the latest challenge in the next generation of internet scaling and the information economy. We also are awareRead More...

Immersive Training a Major Theme at I/ITSEC 2015

One of the central themes of I/ITSEC 2015, the world's largest modeling, training and simulation conference held last December in Orlando, was immersive training. In line with the themeRead More...

System Development

Hybrid Open Standard Approach Provides Alternative to VPX

There exists a wide spectrum of standards-based small form factor modules available through standards bodies such as VITA, PICMG, the PC/104 Consortium and other embedded standards grouRead More...

Tech Recon

2U Rackmount System Integrates Functionally of Four or More Servers

For many military applications the priority is to pack as much compute density into a system as possible. To achieve that a popular choice is a rackmount blade-computer architecture. ByRead More...

Technology Focus

Board-Level Ethernet Switches Connect with Military Needs

Long gone now are the days when the U.S. DoD was considering various different networking technologies. Today there's no question that Ethernet has become the standard for connecting thRead More...

Rugged Ethernet Switch Boards Roundup

Figure 1. Fully Managed 3U VPX Rugged Ethernet Switch is VICTORY Compliant Abaco Systems (formerly GE Intelligent Platforms) offers the rugged GBX411 supports 24 Gigabit Ethernet and Read More...