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November 2007

Special Feature

Tech Barriers Fall for Military Satellite Networking

The U.S. Military has some aggressive goals when it comes to its future plans for satellite communications systems. These plans will play a critical role in the fully realized vision ofRead More...

Comms on the Move: A Systems Perspective

Communications on the Move (COTM) has gained a great deal of attention recently. The need for broadband connectivity from a moving vehicle has increased dramatically in the past few yeaRead More...

System Development

Linux, ARINC 653 and OpenGL Team Up for Avionics Prototyping

Linux offers a low-cost, rapid-prototyping capability for Integrated Modular Avionics applications, but moving these prototypes to a deployable ARINC 653 partitioned system presents manRead More...

Tech Recon

Case Study: Cryptography Computing Cluster Blends FPGAs, Quad CPUs

Choosing the right architecture can make a huge difference in how complex signal processing computing applications perform. Applications such as weather predication, bomb blast analysisRead More...

FPGAs Shine In Defense Signal Processing Apps

Military systems integrators have embraced the use of FPGAs for high-performance streaming processing within the tight size, weight and power constraints of military embedded systems. TRead More...

Technology Focus

Small Form-Factor Boards Roundup

Module Is FPGA-Based Reconfigurable System The advent of logic-dense FPGAs has brought advanced reconfigurable computing capabilities to the smallest of military embedded systems.Read More...

Small Boards Put Function Over Form

Fueled by Moore’s Law, the magic of semiconductor integration continues to force a rethink of what constitutes a “system.” Gone are the days when a military embedded cRead More...