White Papers

April 14, 2015

Enabling Complex Applications with a Dual Node Single Board Computer

This white paper discusses how an advanced dual node SBC architecture can address a broad set of requirements including intersystem communications, security for specific operations, budget...

April 08, 2015

Delivering Signal Integrity with High-performance FPGAs & Gen3 Bandwidths

This white paper discusses the signal integrity issues faced using 40Gbps fabrics and then presents extensive details from signal integrity testing that prove the effectiveness of Fabric40...

April 03, 2015

Multi-channel, Multi-board Coherency for SWaP-Constrained SIGINT and EW

Many new SIGINT and EW systems are being deployed on small platforms but still require sophisticated capabilities, such as multi-channel, multi-board coherency that enables beamforming. This white...


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.


April 13, 2015

This matters: Spurious Free Dynamic Range (SFDR)

Authored by: Denis Smetana

April 10, 2015

Breakthrough for Safety-Critical Avionics

Authored by: Gregory Sikkens

User Stories

April 17, 2015

Switch and Router Subsystems Onboard Amphibious Assault Vehicle

This case study discusses the U.S. Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR)'s requirement for an IP network backbone upgrade for the AAVC-7A1, the command variant of the US Marine...

April 07, 2015

Cougar 2 Integrated Radar Acquisition and Display System Challenge

This case study discussed the challenges and solutions faced by a radar console application for a naval platform which required high-quality radar acquisition and display integrated with...

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...

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.