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New rugged computer system for avionics, C4ISR released by Kontron - News

May 25, 2012
ECHING, Germany. Engineers at Kontron released a new multi-mission rugged computer system called ApexVX -- based on 3U OpenVPX technology -- is designed for avionics and military applications such as precision-guided munitions, mobile military vehicles, unmanned aerial vehicles, electronic warfare, and C4ISR.

VPX goes HPEC - Product

April 18, 2012
Some military programs need high-end processing, and that's all there is to it, for example, an airborne classified data system.

Radar and sonar applications find a home in CompactPCI and VPX - Story

February 16, 2012
There are many COTS technologies available for implementing radar and sonar applications, including CompactPCI and VME, and newer switched-serial standards such as VPX and MicroTCA. By using real radar and sonar examples, the author illustrates how the communications topology can point designers toward choosing an optimal COTS architecture, in this case VPX (VITA 46) and CompactPCI.

Chassis Monitoring Board keeps an eye on the system - Product

October 17, 2011
What good is it to be on a ship if the entire ship is sinking, figuratively speaking?

Deploying ruggedized platforms for unmanned vehicles - Story

June 20, 2011
COTS-based technologies and associated thermal management wares are helping to arm modern UAVs/UASs with built-in harsh environment survivability and reliability, in addition to facilitating effective implementation of video and storage needs.

Double-wide AMC plus double cores completes MicroTCA equation - Product

March 29, 2011
Crunching math and computing algorithms forms the basis of many C4ISR applications. T

The future of rugged COTS: A 30-supplier OpenVPX ecosystem supports VPX-based systems - Story

October 06, 2010
A plethora of VPX (VITA 46) specifications prompted the need to develop a framework for system-level interoperability. Hence, OpenVPX interoperability is now in place, and its ecosystem is already maturing with products such as test backplanes, test equipment, and much more. With an experienced group of suppliers offering a variety of OpenVPX compliant technologies, the question is not if a military system designer will initiate a VPX-based application, but when.