Military Embedded Systems

Press Releases

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New Highly-Integrated VPX Chassis Manager Optimized for Security and VITA 65/SOSA Profiles - Press Release

March 16, 2021

Annapolis, MD (March 15, 2021) – A new VITA 46.11-aligned WILD VPX Chassis Manager (WABGM0) has been introduced by Annapolis Micro Systems, a leading FPGA board and systems supplier. It enables critical chassis control, maintenance, and security functions, was developed in alignment with the SOSA Technical Standard, and offers commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) availability.

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TTE Filters Launches Two New Filter Series that Offer “Brick Wall” Performance to 7GHz for Semiconductor and IC Testing – LC17 Series & HC17 Series - Press Release

March 15, 2021

TTE Filters, a USA based manufacturer of high reliability RF filters and microwave filters for demanding communication and signal processing applications, introduces two new filter series for high frequency testing applications. The new LC17 and HC17 filter series provide brick wall characteristics and performance to 7GHz making them ideal for Audio Digital Conversion and Digital Audio Conversion (ADC/DAC) test set ups. Such signal conditioning testing is especially important for semiconductor chips and integrated circuits where testing frequencies continue to trend higher and higher (now in the GHz range). Relevant markets include commercial, industrial, medical, military/defense and test & measurement.

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Kaman Measuring Announces New KD-5100+ High Reliability Sensor System for Fast Steering Mirror Control - Press Release

March 09, 2021

Middletown, CT – The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces the KD-5100+, an upgraded higher reliability version of Kaman’s legacy KD-5100 measuring system. The KD-5100+ retains the proven performance of the KD-5100 system while incorporating upgrades to the circuit layout, ground connections, and sensor connectors. The upgraded system also features higher reliability diodes and capacitors.

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Ampex Data Systems Announces Contract Supporting Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base - Press Release

March 08, 2021

Ampex Data Systems (Ampex), a Delta Information Systems Company, is pleased to announce the award of a firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in support of the Air Force Test Center. The contract will provide telemetric electrical system-supplies and ancillary services to Edwards Air Force Base (AFB), Eglin AFB, and other Department of Defense (DoD) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) activities.

Comms

Pixus Releases MIL-grade Version of RX310 Software Defined Radio - Press Release

March 08, 2021

Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, has announced a new implementation of its ruggedized enclosure utilizing NI’s Ettus Research brand Software Defined Radio (SDR).

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VadaTech Announces an Altera Arria-10 GX1150 based AMC with Dual Embedded SFP/SFP+ GbE/10GbE - Press Release

March 03, 2021

Henderson, NV – March 1, 2021 – VadaTech, a leading manufacturer of integrated systems, embedded boards, enabling software and application-ready platforms, announces the AMC539. The AMC539 is based on the Altera Arria-10 GX1150 FPGA in F1517 package and is compliant to AMC.1, AMC.2, AMC.3 and/or AMC.4 specifications. Additionally, the module has dual front panel SFP+ for 2x 10GbE fiber.

Comms

Reflex Photonics awarded multimillion-dollar contract to deliver radiation-resistant optical transceivers for advanced, high-throughput communication satellites. - Press Release

March 03, 2021

Reflex Photonics, a Smiths Interconnect company, has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract to deliver thousands of SpaceABLE®28 optical module devices to be used in state-of-the-art, high-throughput communication satellites (HTCS) that will be deployed in geostationary orbit.

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Hexagon partners with Navantia for new combat system on Spanish Navy F-110 frigates - Press Release

March 02, 2021

(HUNTSVILLE, Ala., 25 February 2021) ¬— Hexagon’s Geospatial division announced that Navantia has selected Luciad, Hexagon’s platform for building advanced location intelligence and real-time situational awareness applications, to equip the combat system of five future F-110 frigates for the Spanish Navy. The agreement will also cover corresponding tests, validations and simulation environments.

Avionics

Holt Announces World’s Only MIL-STD-1553 DO-254 Certifiable IP Core - Press Release

March 01, 2021

Mission Viejo, CA – Holt Integrated Circuits today announced the release of the World’s first MIL-STD-1553 DO-254 certifiable IP Core for military and commercial avionics applications.

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PICMG Announces Official Ratification of COM-HPC Specification - Press Release

February 25, 2021

Wakefield, MA., 24 March 2021 – PICMG, a leading consortium for the development of open embedded computing specifications, announces that COM-HPC has been approved and ratified, and is now available for public download and distribution.

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EIZO Releases 3U VPX Graphics/GPGPU Card with Three Outputs and Compute Power for Rugged AI at the Edge - Press Release

February 24, 2021

Altamonte Springs, Florida, February 24, 2021 – EIZO Rugged Solutions Inc., a provider of ruggedized graphics and video products, has released two new variations for the GR2 3U VPX series of ruggedized 3U VPX graphics and GPGPU cards based on the NVIDIA Turing architecture.

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Solicitation for voters for ANSI ballot of ANSI/VITA 42.6-2009 (R2015) for stabilized maintenance - Press Release

February 22, 2021

Under ANSI rules after 5 years of a standard being reaffirmed, a standard may enter a 10 year stabilized maintenance period. There have been no requests for revision or errata for this standard in question, hence it is recommended that it be maintained in stabilized maintenance mode.

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Solicitation for voters for ANSI ballot of ANSI/VITA 46.10-2009 (R2015) for stabilized maintenance - Press Release

February 22, 2021

Under ANSI rules after 5 years of a standard being reaffirmed, a standard may enter a 10 year stabilized maintenance period. There have been no requests for revision or errata for this standard in question, hence it is recommended that it be maintained in stabilized maintenance mode.

Unmanned

Numerica announces Spyglass, a new 3D radar for C-UAS & short-range defense missions - Press Release

February 22, 2021

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (Feb. 18, 2021) — In response to gaps in the short-range air defense radar market, Numerica, a leader in designing and deploying best-in-class defense technology, announces the development of a new U.S.-made, 3D radar solution for Counter Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS) and other short-range defense missions – introducing Spyglass Short Range Surveillance Radar.

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TT Electronics launches FibreFix inline mechanical splice for fibre optic system repair in harsh environments - Press Release

February 19, 2021

Woking, UK, 18 February 2021 - TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance-critical applications, today announced the launch of its new interconnect solution for the aerospace and defence, rail, and industrial markets. The FibreFix inline mechanical splice is specifically designed to reinstate, repair, or extend fibre optic systems in harsh environment applications.