Software Technology & Tools

Software coding, compilation, test and verification, and certification tools and trends

 

Textron Systems unveils web-based geospatial image exploitation capability

Textron Systems unveils web-based geospatial image exploitation capability

STERLING, Va., 27 Feb. 2015. Textron Systems Geospatial Solutions, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) business, is unveiling the beta release of its RVcloud web-based Electronic Light Table (ELT), providing many of the image exploitation capabilities in its RemoteView geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) software.

Boeing to upgrade electronics in four Japan AWACS surveillance aircraft

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 23 Feb. 2015. Airborne electronics experts at the Boeing Co., will continue the process of avionics upgrades on four of Japan's wide-area radar surveillance jets under terms of a $402.8 million contract modification announced on 13 Feb.

FPGA with an integrated AFDX avionics databus for commercial aircraft offered by MEN Micro

BLUE BELL, Pa. 23 Feb. 2015. MEN Micro Inc. in Blue Bell, Pa., is introducing the CS1 field-programmable gate array (FPGA) chip with an integrated AFDX avionics databus protocol for commercial aircraft data networking.

Rugged XMC video and graphics module for civil and military avionics offered by Aitech

CHATSWORTH, Calif., 16 Feb. 2015. Aitech Defense Systems Inc. in Chatsworth, Calif., is introducing the rugged M596 embedded video and graphics Express Mezzanine Card (XMC) for harsh environments that have versatile video overlay and capture requirements.

Harris to acquire Exelis

Harris Corp. to acquire Exelis for $4.75 billion; combined company to make $8 billion annually

MELBOURNE, Fla., 6 Feb. 2015. Officials at Harris Corp. (NYSE:HRS) and Exelis Inc. (NYSE:XLS) have signed a definitive agreement under which Harris will acquire Exelis in a cash and stock transaction valued at roughly $4.75 billion. The Boards of Directors of both companies have unanimously approved the transaction, which is expected to close in June 2015 and is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory and Exelis shareholder approval.

Never has the value of human intelligence on the flight deck been more important

HOWARD'S TOWER BLOG 19 Jan. 2015. Modern avionics represents truly amazing technology. Sensors are growing in sophistication, digital satellite communications is helping guide aircraft to their destinations more efficiently than ever before, and small powerful computers are blending sensor inputs to produce on-board real-time situational awareness.

Lockheed Martin wins $308.3 million contract modification to upgrade radars on Taiwan F-16s

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 12 Jan. 2015. Airborne radar experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are building 144 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar systems for a planned upgrade to Taiwanese F-16 jet fighters.

Rugged COTS high-performance embedded computer (HPEC) for aerospace offered by Aitech

CHATSWORTH, Calif., 12 Jan. 2015. Aitech Defense Systems Inc. in Chatsworth, Calif., is introducing the A191 rugged, compact commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) high-performance embedded computer (HPEC) for a variety of aerospace and defense applications.

Boeing to equip Navy's new P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft for high-altitude ASW

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 5 Jan. 2015. Surveillance aircraft experts at the Boeing Defense, Space & Security segment in Seattle are upgrading the U.S. Navy's new P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to enable the long-range reconnaissance aircraft to perform anti-submarine warfare (ASW) missions from high altitudes.

6U VPX FPGA boards for radar, beamforming, communications, and SIGINT introduced by Pentek

UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., 5 Jan. 2015. Pentek Inc. in Upper Saddle River, N.J., is introducing the models 57xxx and 58xxx 6U VPX boards field-programmable gate array (FPGA)-based single-board computers for data acquisition, software-defined radio, and digital signal processing.

BAE Systems to provide hundreds of aircraft IFF transponders in $34.3 million contract

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 29 Dec. 2014. U.S. Navy aircraft experts are asking the BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration segment in Greenlawn, N.Y., to provide hundreds of identification-friend-or-foe (IFF) transponders under terms of a $34.3 million contract.

Navy considers upgrading AV-8B jump jet with small-form-factor Link 16 MIDS terminals

RIDGECREST, Calif., 22 Dec. 2014. The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II jump jet has provided a substantial avionics engineering challenge since the aircraft entered service in 1985. The small aircraft's tight spaces can make avionics upgrades difficult.

Small-form-factor mission computer for avionics, C4ISR, and payloads introduced by Acromag

WIXOM, Mich., 22 Dec. 2014. Acromag in Wixom, Mich., is introducing the ARCX rugged small-form-factor mission computer for military and aerospace deployable applications like vetronics, C4ISR, payload management, and command and control.

WIRRAL, U.K., 11 Dec. 2014. LDRA has integrated the LDRA tool suite with the next-generation Wind River VxWorks 7 real-time operating system (RTOS) to achieve compliance with industry safety- and security-critical standards.

LDRA unveils software verification on VxWorks 7 platform

WIRRAL, U.K., 11 Dec. 2014. LDRA has integrated the LDRA tool suite with the next-generation Wind River VxWorks 7 real-time operating system (RTOS) to achieve compliance with industry safety- and security-critical standards.

eXtremeDB embedded database system compatible with AdaCore’s GNAT Pro Toolset for Ada programming language

eXtremeDB embedded database system compatible with AdaCore’s GNAT Pro Toolset for Ada programming language

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., 9 Dec. 2014. McObject’s eXtremeDB In-Memory Database System (IMDS) has been tested and proven compatible with AdaCore’s GNAT Pro Ada development environment.

Related Companies

There is no current content available.

Executive Briefings

There is no current content available.

White Papers

Avoiding Redesign: The Importance of Upfront Planning

February 5, 2015 When starting a new project, the people responsible for delivering that new product into the boar...
Sponsored by

How to select the best motor controller for your demanding application

January 27, 2015 Selecting the appropriate motor controller for your application does not have to be an impossible...

New! High-Speed Switched Serial Fabrics Improve System Design

December 23, 2014 Recently updated, this handbook reviews the development of gigabit switched serial fabrics to enh...
Sponsored by

All Access Sponsors


Follow Us On...



Social Activity