Case Study: The Autonomous Future Calls for Stringent Safety & Security Requirements

The Autonomous Future Calls for Stringent Safety and Security Requirements

As a key element of specialized defense systems, today's advanced technology helps ensure a tactical advantage for our nation's armed forces. 

Navigation and weaponry systems in high-performance, unmanned reconnaissance aircraft and combat vehicles require sophisticated real-time data processing capabilities across a wide variety of components, including mapping and radar, power management, weapons controls, sensors, communication, and autonomous operations.

The Client

An award-winning, multinational defense technology company that specializes in aerospace, maritime, land, and cyber domains

The Objective

To develop navigation and weaponry systems for a fleet of some of the world's most advanced military aircraft and ground vehicles 

The Challenge 

To rapidly integrate multiple highly sophisticated systems and applications to deliver on a stringent set of requirements:

  • High degree of fault tolerance
  • The highest standards of situational awareness, high-speed electronic connectivity, targeting, and countermeasures
  • Highly secure communications with low probability of intercept

The Solution

Thanks to its seamless integration with VxWorks, OpenDDS, the leading open source implementation of the Object Management Group's Data Distribution Service, provided the connectivity framework for efficiently distributing application data between the participants of this complex, distributed environment.

Our Contribution

Our professional services helped the client accelerate development and meet stringent requirements for reliability, performance, determinism, safety, and security.

  • On-site consulting and training
  • Technical support
  • Integration
  • Open source product enhancement
  • Assistance with troubleshooting and network protocol analysis

Your Transformation Begins Here

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Consulting & Strategy

Outcome-focused, real-world practicality combined with courageous innovation

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Technology & Transformation

Expert engineering from project initiation to deployment and beyond

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Technical Leadership & Support

Empowerment to scale your solutions long after our engagement has ended

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