Many of the standards developed by VITA working groups are for defining modules that are part of Open System Architectures (OSA) - whether they are VME, VPX, PMC, FMC or one of many other standards. These modules are used to build critical embedded systems that are deployed in a variety of application platforms. Today these platforms are typically connected via a network, a network that is often susceptible to cyberattacks. This article introduces you to high level concerns and challenges facing designers using Open System Architecture (OSA) modules.
Curtiss-Wright's Rugged Open Standard Processing and Network Modules Selected for Recent Successful Project Missouri Test Flight Demonstration
Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division's rugged commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) open architecture-based processing and network switch modules contributed to the recent Project Missouri series of test flights at Nellis AFB, Nev.