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Abaco Systems Wins Multimillion Dollar Order to Support EW Test Equipment for Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— April 7, 2021 Abaco Systems announces a multimillion dollar design win with a $1.75mm value per year, and a lifetime potential of $3.8m including 50 units of the RM921NB and 100 units of the XVR19 . The prime will integrate the SBC and switch in their design of a radio frequency system which will perform electronic warfare testing on ground based systems to support flight line crews on multi-role fighter aircraft. After a...

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Abaco Systems and CoreAVI Announce Partnership Extension for Flight-Certifiable Graphics Processing

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— April 6, 2021 Abaco Systems, Inc. and CoreAVI announced an extension of their partnership through the signing of a licensing agreement that allows Abaco to implement the AMD Embedded Radeon™ E9171 GPU, associated COTS-D hardware IP, and Vulkan graphics and compute capabilities from CoreAVI into a new rugged embedded graphics processor to be produced and delivered by Abaco. The new offering provides a low-risk solution for...

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Abaco Systems Partners with Rebel Alliance to Demonstrate Integrated Battle Management Solution

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— March 31, 2021 Abaco Systems announced today a partnership with Rebel Alliance, allowing the company to demonstrate their Rebel’s Safe Strike™ software product for Battle Management and Command & Control applications. The Safe Strike software is deployable on Abaco’s 3U VPX ecosystem, utilizing SBC , GPU/GPGPU platforms and Mission Ready Systems . In particular, the demonstration runs on Abaco’s MAGIC1A , a high performance...

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Abaco Announces Single Board Computer and Avionics I/O Boards for Flight-Certifiable Applications

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— March 30, 2021 Abaco Systems, Inc. announced the release of two boards, the SBC314C single board computer and RAR15XC avionics data bus communications XMC mezzanine board, for embedded flight-certifiable applications. Previously only available as part of the FORCE2C rugged line replaceable unit (LRU), the two are now each available as separate boards. The SBC314C 3U VPX single board computer, based on the NXP® QorIQ® T2081...

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Abaco Systems Announces Newest PCI Mezzanine Card

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— March 18, 2021 Abaco Systems announces the PNIC1G, our newest PCI Mezzanine Card (PMC) offering a range of new options to customers that will expand our portfolio of network interface cards. This card provides longevity while being rugged and flexible for new and legacy systems, allowing customers to choose the right form factor for their application. The PNIC1G delivers a path to upgrade legacy systems (using products like the...

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Abaco Systems Announces Design Win with Medical Device Company

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— March 16, 2021 Abaco Systems, Inc. announces a design win award of $3 million, with a long-term value of $30 million, supporting a medical device that uses low-coherence light to capture micrometer-resolution in two and three dimensional images. This design win contains the ICS-1650, Abaco’s rugged 2-Channel DC-coupled ADC PCI Express card for software defined radio (SDR) applications. This module combines the best in ADC and...

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John Knowles (JED) interview with Rich Sorelle (Abaco CEO)

Rich Sorelle is an industry leader who has spent most of his career in electronic warfare (EW) first at Grumman Aerospace, where he worked on various Navy aircraft programs, including the EA-6B Prowler, then at ITT Industries, where he would spend the next 20 years focusing on EW systems. ITT became Exelis and in 2012, Sorelle, as president, managed the company’s EW business through its acquisition by Harris. He retired from Harris in 2015,...

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Abaco Systems Picked to Upgrade Avionics Embedded Computing Aboard AC-130J Special Operations Gunships

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – U.S. military special forces experts needed a company to upgrade avionics head-up displays in U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) AC-130J gunships. They found their solution from Abaco Systems Inc. in Huntsville, Ala.

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Hypersonics: Making MACH 5 and beyond detectable and defendable

“There are ever-evolving advancements in speed of munitions and times from launch to planned target impact,” says Rob Cox, director of hypersonic initiatives at Abaco Systems (Huntsville, Alabama). “So the capability needs of military platforms and their respective ability to conduct wide sweeps of airspace via complex sensor arrays, rapidly process that data, feed it back to a response system to assess and position the intercept point of that...

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Abaco Systems Wins Order to Support Upgrade of AC-130J Gunships

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— February 9, 2021 Abaco Systems, Inc. announces a design win with an initial value of $505k, and a lifetime potential of $4.5m supporting a major defense prime upgrade to an existing Side Head Up Display platform in AC-130J gunships. This Side HUD application is to enable operational visibility of the battlespace for the platform. Abaco’s newest high performance embedded computing system, the MAGIC1A , was chosen after a...

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Abaco Wins New Contract for Electronic Warfare Analysis System

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— February 3, 2021 - Abaco Systems announces a multi-million-dollar design win for sixty units of the VP430 radio frequency system-on-chip RFSoC, direct RF processing system, which will be used on a counter fire target acquisition radar upgrade. This new generation of counter fire sensor increases the ability to respond to newly identified threats and changing missions which enables more efficient counter measures. Abaco's...

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Daily AI Roundup: The 5 Coolest Things On Earth Today

AIThority names the GVC1001 as one of the five coolest things on Earth on January 27.

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AEROSPACE Manufacturing & Design Features VP831

Huntsville, Alabama – Abaco Systems Inc. announces the VP831 as the next generation of its VP889, 3U VPX FPGA board, now with 100G Ethernet on a design which is aligned with Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) technical standard.

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GVC1001 Rugged Graphics, Vision and AI Computer
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New Rugged Graphics, Vision and AI Computer Provides High Performance and Flexibility for SWaP Constrained Platforms

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— January 26, 2021 Abaco Systems, Inc. announces the GVC1001 – an industry leading and extremely powerful graphics, vision, artificial intelligence and image processing computer. Using NVIDIA’s latest AI and Deep Learning enabled NVIDIA® Jetson AGX Xavier™ System on Module we are able to meet the demands and challenges of very low SWaP graphics, vision, AI and sensor computing applications within ground vehicles, aviation, naval...

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What’s Trending in Aerospace – January 17, 2021

Avionics International shares "What's Trending in Aerospace" for the week of January 17, 2021, including the newly released VP831 for Embedded news. Read the full article here .

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