Global Sources
EE Times-India
Stay in touch with EE Times India
 
EE Times-India > Embedded
 
 
Embedded  

Rugged COTS systems target military vehicle platforms

Posted: 24 Jan 2011     Print Version  Bookmark and Share

Keywords:CompactPCI  computers  military vehicle platforms 

General Electric Co. unveils the CRS-C2P-3CC1 and CRS-C3P-3CB1, two 2-slot and 3-slot pre-validated, application-ready, rugged, CompactPCI-based computer systems that are designed to reduce the cost and time-to-market for a range of military vehicle platforms including UAVs, manned and unmanned ground vehicles and launch vehicles.

COTS

The computer systems are available in a wide range of application-specific configurations, and they can be delivered in a rugged, convection- or base plate-cooled 3U chassis. The computers are supplied as standard with a Freescale-based single board computer (SBC) and the VxWorks RTOS. I/O capabilities include Ethernet, serial, USB, MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC 429 and discrete I/O.

They integrate GE Intelligent Platforms boards and modules into open modular systems that are tested and qualified for rugged systems deployment. Configured with an SBC featuring a Freescale MPC7448 processor operating at 1.4GHz, the systems come with 512MB of RAM and 256MB of Flash memory. The CRS-C2P-3CC1 measures about 100mm x 182mm x 228mm (excluding connectors) and weighs about 5kg. The CRS-C3P-3CB1 has dimensions of 142mm x 108mm x 222.5mm (excluding connectors) and weighs about 4kg.

GE Intelligent Platforms will announce similar systems based on OpenVPX in the coming months.

- Toni McConnel
EE Times

Find related content:
  - company/industry news
  - new products
  - technical papers
  - application notes





Comment on "Rugged COTS systems target military ..."
Comments:  
*  You can enter [0] more charecters.
*Verify code:
 
 
Webinars

Seminars

Visit Asia Webinars to learn about the latest in technology and get practical design tips.

 

Go to top             Connect on Facebook      Follow us on Twitter      Follow us on Orkut

 
Back to Top