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January 2010

Special Feature

Secure Network Communications Pushes Compute Limits

New and evolving technology initiatives such as Brigade Combat Team Modernization, JTRS (Joint Tactical Radio System) and WIN-T (Warfighter Information Network-Tactical) rely heavily onRead More...

New Solutions Attack the Defense Industry’s Most Compute-Centric Problems

There's a trend that should be obvious, but is often overlooked at higher echelons of the defense industry: More and more of system functionality is now implemented as software running Read More...

Cluster Computing Suits Up for Aircraft Duty

  Surveillance aircraft may represents just a small slice of the overall military defense market, but they exemplify many of the challenges facing the rackmount system designer. SRead More...

GPU-based Processing Solves Persistent Surveillance Challenges

  Persistent surveillance requires highly compute-intensive imaging capabilities because the aerial vehicle must remain (on demand) in an area to detect, locate, characterize, ideRead More...

Intel Architecture Invades Embedded DSP Arena

Floating point processors are an essential component of military digital signal processing (DSP) systems. For approximately the last ten years, the evolving series of Power ArchitectureRead More...

Next-Gen Processor Technology Redefines Compute Density

  The demands of today's advanced military applications require system architects to constantly push the design envelope. These demands are coming from multiple fronts. The militaRead More...

System Development

Case Study: Revving up VPX for 10 Gbaud Operation

  VPX has become the de facto standard for the current generation of military embedded computing platforms. These systems include high-speed serial fabrics such as Serial RapidIO,Read More...

ATCA and 10 GbE Primed for Military Service

  A significant change in the military equipment market is a shift in focus for equipment development. Electronic warfare driven by C4ISR is gaining favor over big-ticket weapons Read More...

Tech Recon

Intel Architecture Ups its Appeal for Military Embedded Apps

  There used to be a delay-numbered in years-between when the latest and greatest computer microprocessors first rolled out and when they made their way into the embedded computerRead More...

Technology Focus

Serial FPDP Board Roundup

  VME Card Provides 24 Serial FPDP Channels Using FPGAs in conjunction with the Serial FPDP (sFPDP) interconnect makes for a powerful combination. Such a solution has enormous beRead More...

FPDP Boards Maintain Niche in High-Bandwidth Apps

Many kinds of high-performance embedded computing systems in the military market have an appetite for high-speed data from sensors. Often such input is presented as one or more channelsRead More...