White Papers

November 21, 2014

The Power Architecture® QorIQ™ Platforms: Architectural Benefits for Small Form Factor Embedded Applications

This white paper illustrates why Power Architecture continues to be an excellent choice for use in small form factor embedded applications.

November 14, 2014

Accelerating SAR Processing on COTS FPGA Hardware Using C-to-Gates Design Tools

This paper describes how SAR processing was accelerated by 39 to 46 times faster than a single core of an Intel Core i7 CPU running at 3.6GHz. It introduces two major innovations that help meet...

November 03, 2014

OpenVPX Chassis Thermal Management: Dangerous Myths and Analytical Tools

This white paper examines both the myths and the tools required for OpenVPX Chassis design, providing a foundation for better understanding and better design decisions.

Articles

October 31, 2014

Rugged Storage Solutions Evolve for Next-Gen Needs

Jeff Child, Editor-in-Chief, at COTS Journal discusses rugged storage systems pushing both capacity and performance barriers as well as offering conversion features to accommodate legacy military...

October 28, 2014

How standardising on connectors will enhance military equipment modularity

Graham Pitcher of New Electronics discusses how the world of military equipment was the realm of specialist suppliers who maintained proprietary standards. But the market has opened up in recent...

October 15, 2014

Unmanned command and control

Courtney Howard, Executive Editor at Military & Aerospace Electronics, highlights displays, graphics, and data links for unmanned vehicle command and control.

Blog

November 17, 2014

Importance of SWaP-Optimized Networking

Authored by: Mike Southworth

November 10, 2014

40 Gigabit Fabrics: The Bottleneck Killer has Arrived

Authored by: Steve Edwards

November 03, 2014

Choosing a Networking System

Authored by: Mike Southworth

User Stories

October 14, 2014

Rugged Ethernet Switch deployed on-board space launch vehicle

This project represents Curtiss-Wright’s first opportunity to supply Parvus rugged network solutions to the space launch vehicle market.

October 13, 2014

Using Intel®-based COTS for On-deck Optical Threat Detection

Curtiss-Wright recently engaged with a customer tasked with building a new, state-of-the-art optical threat protection system for a NATO naval surface program. This on-deck system will be used to...

September 17, 2014

Rugged Application Deployment on Wheeled Ground Vehicle

Multiple generations of Parvus DuraCOR rugged mission computer subsystems have been deployed on-board the Husky Mounted Detection System (HMDS), a mine sweeper ground vehicle used to support the...

Defense Solutions Quarterly

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.

March 31, 2014

Defense Solutions Quarterly - Issue 1, 2014

Issue 1 of 2014 highlights, 40Gbps fabrics, white papers on pre-qualified systems and common COTS misconceptions, and system ready applications for human machine interfaces.