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Abaco Wins Orders to Support Electronic Intelligence Upgrade for Range of Manned and Unmanned Aircraft

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— November 13 2018 Abaco today announced that the company has won significant orders from a major US prime contractor that will see its 6U VPX-based RFSoC board deployed on a range of manned and unmanned aircraft as part of a comprehensive ELINT (electronic intelligence) upgrade. Total value of the order to Abaco over the next two years is expected to be in excess of $2 million. The board offers 16 ADC and DAC channels through...

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New Three-in-One Tool Helps Engineers Conquer 1553 Testing

In this article for Aviation Today, Woodrow Bellamy III looks at the challenges facing those maintaining 1553 systems, and how the BT3-USB-MON is designed to address them.

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VME: does it have a future?

In this article for Embedded Systems Engineering, Richard Kirk describes the many reasons why Abaco remains committed to the continuing development of VME solutions.

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Abaco Makes Innovative VP430 Direct RFSoC Processing System Available for Fast Shipment

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— October 23 2018 Abaco Systems today announced that, not only has the company begun full production of its newly-announced VP430 Direct RF Processing System – first customer shipments occurred in September - but that it is actively creating inventory for those customers needing short-turn delivery before the end of the year. “We’re seeing enormous demand for the VP430 - beyond even our expectations – with numerous enquiries as...

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Cyber attack compromises trusted computing, and raises questions about industry's secure supply chain

In this article for Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine, Chris Cummins looks at the impact on defense embedded computing of the recent report by Bloomberg Businessweek.

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ISR signal processing brings performance to sensors and enables AI at the edge

In this article by John McHale, editor of Military Embedded Systems, Peter Thompson talks about what’s going on in ISR signal processing, and how the VP430 is responding to the challenge.

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Cognitive Electronic Warfare

In this article for Aviation Today, Charlotte Adams talks to Abaco’s VP of Product Management Peter Thompson about the cognitive electronic warfare technologies that will power the aircraft of tomorrow.

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Abaco Launches SRS6000 Multi-Channel Synchronous Receiver System to Significantly Reduce Time to Market for Advanced Electronic Warfare Applications

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— September 11 2018 Abaco Systems today announced the SRS6000 Multi-channel Synchronous Receiver System. Designed for customers developing advanced, high channel density electronic warfare and SIGINT applications, it can significantly reduce time to market. The SRS6000 leverages Abaco’s leadership in FPGA hardware platforms and solutions and brings a new level of application-specific functionality, helping customers accelerate...

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Abaco to Participate in Intel Federal Summit as Gold Sponsor

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— September 6 2018 Abaco Systems today announced that it will be a Gold Sponsor at the forthcoming Intel Federal Summit (October 9-10, MGM National Harbor, Maryland). The invitation-only event is designed to give developers of military and aerospace systems an update on Intel’s capabilities, as well as provide an insight into its product and technology roadmaps. Attendees will also hear from industry experts about the latest...

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Abaco Reports Significant Customer Interest in Industry’s First 3U VPX Solution to Feature new Xilinx RF System-on-Chip Technology

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— July 31 2018 Abaco Systems today reported strong interest in the company’s recently-announced VP430 Direct RF Processing System , the first 3U VPX COTS solution to feature the all new Xilinx® ZU27DR RF system-on-chip (RFSoC) technology. Abaco now has a backlog of customer orders, and expects to ship these imminently. “We have been overwhelmed by the interest in this ground-breaking new product,” said Peter Thompson, Vice...

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Advanced graph processor under development

Lincoln Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is developing an advanced graph processor – using Abaco’s 6U OPenVPX VP868 FPGA Card in an advanced multiprocessor architecture.

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Abaco Wins Order to Help Equip Fleet of Fighter Aircraft

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— 24 July 2018 Abaco today announced that it had won an order from a leading aerospace and defense company involved in the design, fabrication and assembly of aircraft, jet engines, helicopters and their spare parts. The order is for a quantity of Abaco’s PowerXtreme PPC4B 6U VME single board computers that will be deployed in the light combat aircraft of a major US ally. The order is valued at $1.8 million. Design of the fighter...

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Abaco Systems is Trusted with Providing Single Board Computers for Critical Aircraft Carrier Program

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— July 10, 2018 Abaco Systems today announced that it has been chosen by one of the world’s premier shipbuilding companies to help equip state of the art aircraft carriers. Abaco XCR15 6U rugged CompactPCI® computers will be at the heart of crew workstations located throughout each ship that will provide access to the craft’s electrical, propulsion and nuclear systems. Depending on the specific functionality of the workstation,...

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The VP430 continues to attract attention

Our design team chose to offer Samtec FireFly Optical Engines as an option for our recently announced VP430 Direct RF Processing System, enabling the VP430’s RFSoC transceivers to connect to a VITA 66.4 optical backplane connector. Our decision hasn’t escaped Samtec’s notice .

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Abaco Systems Wins Significant Order to Support Deployment of Multi-Layered Defense Shield

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— June 26, 2018 Abaco Systems today announced that it has been selected to help equip a leading-edge radar system that will form a key element within a multi-layered missile defense shield. The company has already received orders for initial development units: the potential value of the program to Abaco – production will begin in 2019 and be completed in 2020 – is estimated to be some $8 million. The production system will...

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