July 14, 2015

The SBC Challenge

The growing deployment of single board computers in military systems brings with it a number of engineering challenges.

June 10, 2015

Dual-node SBCs: A hardware-based approach to red/black architectures

As the need for data security increases, the need to support both encrypted data and less sensitive data within the same system is also on the rise.

June 09, 2015

Product teardown: Maximizing functionality through dual-node processing

Jerry Gipper with VITA Technologies describes how the aerospace and defense applications must support higher-bandwidth sensor input, more complex intersystem communications, and greater security...

May 01, 2015

For COTS, small is the next big thing

The aerospace and defense embedded COTS market has started to see whole new classes of small and ultra-small line-replaceable unit (LRU) offerings.

April 21, 2015

How to think like a CTO; interview with David Jedynak, CTO of Curtiss-Wright

David Blaza, in the ARM Connected Community, writes about the importance of ARM processors in the Embedded Computing Boards market.

April 16, 2015

Multicore processor-based 3U architectures reduce SWaP for UAS ISR platforms

Aaron Frank and Jacob Sealander discuss meeting SWaP targets of traditional ISR platforms.

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.

February 20, 2015

Boosting the ruggedness of military vetronics

Erik Schechter with C4ISR & Networks Magazine discusses how the military has been putting a greater emphasis on resilient vehicle electronics.

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