Video distribution systems chosen for Navy open architecture initiativeNews
February 17, 2021
HORSHAM, Pa. Delta Digital Video has announced that it has been selected to supply multiple Model 9600 Video Distribution Systems to Global Technical Systems (GTS), who has been contracted for procurement of Network, Processing and Storage (NPS) Technical Insertion (TI) 16, Modification (MOD) 1 production equipment, which provides computer processing and memory, data storage and extraction, network systems, and input/output interfaces to host software applications of Navy combat systems.
According to officials, the NPS program consists of enterprise products in use across surface Navy combat systems to introduce commercially available, off-the-shelf processors as part of a general strategy to achieve a modular and open architecture design.
NPS is comprised of two different common processing system enclosure assemblies and three variants: advanced storage area network, core computing system, and air-cooled processing and storage subsystem. Aegis weapon system modernization upgrade equipment systems are also included in this procurement and align requirements to include the Aegis local area network interconnect system, Aegis conversion equipment group Input/Output 1 and 2, and digital video display system.
Delta Digital Video also claims that the Model 9600 Video Distribution System (VDS) will be integrated into the CCTV System, intended to allow for multiple sources of combat system and other video to be converted and input into the CCTV network to be delivered into the Operations Room and throughout the ship.