White Papers

March 03, 2015

Understanding Intel® Processor Throttling for Defense Applications

This paper presents the basics of Intel processor throttling, and the advanced cooling techniques needed to ensure consistent performance for defense applications.

February 27, 2015

Massive SSD Storage on Intel® Single Board Computers

This white paper discusses C4ISR applications' demand for large capacity storage with reduced SWaP and methods to increase storage on Single Board Computers without use of external storage...

February 18, 2015

Reducing Development Cycles for 3U VPX Systems

This white paper outlines the key challenges system integrators face when building a system with 3U VPX COTS-based solutions and explains methods to shorten development cycles.


March 19, 2015

Meeting the challenging performance and thermal requirements for today's enclosure designs

Andrea Schott of Curtiss-Wright discusses the defense and aerospace rugged-systems market's demand for a wide range of computing capabilities at extreme environmental conditions.

March 16, 2015

RoCE protocol brings 40 Gbps Ethernet to VxWorks

Aaron Frank & Marc Couture discuss the challenges 40 Gbps Ethernet faces in VxWorks environments and ho RoCE-enhanced BSPs can take full advantage of this high-speed I/O.

March 02, 2015

ARMed and ready

Jerry Gipper with VITA Technologies discusses how ARM processors are showing up in Single Board Computers and FPGA processor cards that require SWaP.


March 24, 2015

The CNS4: Scalable, Raw Data Storage for the Field

Authored by Matt Young

March 16, 2015

The Importance of Engineering for System Integration

Authored by: Paul Garnett

March 09, 2015

Should rugged defense electronics patiently wait in line?

Authored by: Tom Roberts

User Stories

March 06, 2015

3U VPX High Performance Display Processing Platform

Capturing video feeds from several sensors and making that data available to the user is required for a myriad of applications: surveillance, tracking, collision avoidance, diminished vision...

March 06, 2015

3U VPX Fire Control and Vehicle Computer

Fire Control and Vehicle Computer applications aremore demanding than ever, performing tasks faster with extreme accuracy required as standard.

February 27, 2015

Miniature Ethernet Switches Deployed Onboard Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UASs) used for reconnaissance, surveillance, targeting, and assessment required an upgrade for Ethernet switching capabilities for onboard communications and...

Defense Solutions Quarterly

December 19, 2014

Defense Solutions Quarterly - Issue 4, 2014

This edition of Defense Solutions Quarterly eNewsletter highlights the Bicycle Shop incubator, the pocket size DuraNET 20-11, CHAMP-FX4 video and Tin Whiskers white paper.

September 30, 2014

Defense Solutions Quarterly - Issue 3, 2014

This issue highlights a new webinar on OpenVPX Gen3 Signal Integrity, LRU consolidations to reduce SWAP-C, and safety certifiable COTS solutions to expedite your system development

July 08, 2014

Defense Solutions Quarterly - Issue 2, 2014

This issue of Defense Solutions Quarterly highlights system solutions tailoring to your program needs, UAV Embedded Technologies, and a Special Report on Pad Cratering in electronics.