Aerospace & Defense Resources

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  • VxWorks: Redefining the Role of the RTOS

    VxWorks: Redefining the Role of the RTOS

    Find out how VxWorks is empowering embedded developers to be more productive and innovative.

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  • VxWorks 653 Product Overview

    VxWorks 653 Product Overview

    ​VxWorks 653 Multi-core Edition is a safe, secure, and reliable real-time operating system (RTOS). It delivers an ARINC 653–conformant system by providing robust time and space partitioning on the...

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  • Aerospace and Defense Software Solutions

    Aerospace and Defense Software Solutions

    Wind River® is pioneering the infrastructure technologies that are driving the transition to software-defined systems in aerospace and defense. For nearly four decades, Wind River software has...

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  • VxWorks for Aerospace and Defense Solution Brief

    VxWorks for Aerospace and Defense Solution Brief

    VxWorks Solutions Have Been Used in More than 600 Safety Certification Programs by More than 350 Customers Across Industries

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  • Apollo 11: A Future in Space, Thanks to Our Past

    Apollo 11: A Future in Space, Thanks to Our Past

    A chorus of alarms serenaded the nervous astronauts as the Eagle lunar module descended toward the moon’s surface. The tension was palpable, and the shrill...

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  • Urban Air Mobility (UAM) Industry Study

    Urban Air Mobility (UAM) Industry Study

    Learn about strategic issues, use cases, and related trends in the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) market.

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  • Urban Air Mobility (UAM) Industry Study Executive Summary

    Urban Air Mobility (UAM) Industry Study Executive Summary

    Key findings from this 2019 Urban Air Mobility Study

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  • Embedded Linux: Prototype to Production

    Embedded Linux: Prototype to Production

    Linux is the default environment for most software developers and is becoming increasingly popular for embedded solutions. However, one of Linux’s greatest strengths, and to some extent its biggest...

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  • Enabling the Migration to Future Aerospace and Defense Systems

    Enabling the Migration to Future Aerospace and Defense Systems

    Embedded software used in aerospace and defense (A&D) systems is currently undergoing a dramatic evolution. Historically, these A&D systems had varying levels of network connectivity, performed...

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    Secure the Future

    Security is embedded in our DNA at Wind River®. It is part of our rich heritage of more than 30 years in mission-critical systems in markets such as aerospace and defense. It is built into all the...

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  • DIGITAL AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE SYSTEMS JOURNAL -  Volume 2, Issue 1

    DIGITAL AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE SYSTEMS JOURNAL - Volume 2, Issue 1

    Read about space technology from the dawn of the entrepreneurial space age to the latest CubeSats tech, outer space missions, and industry-wide recognition for our operating systems enabling this...

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  • Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Wind River with Technology Leadership Award for Avionics Software Platform

    Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Wind River with Technology Leadership Award for Avionics Software Platform

    Frost & Sullivan annually presents the Technology Leadership Award to the company that demonstrates uniqueness in developing and leveraging new technologies that deliver...

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  • VxWorks Infographic

    VxWorks Infographic

    Learn why VxWorks is the #1 commercially deployed RTOS.

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  • NEWTEC COLLABORATES WITH WIND RIVER ON 5G TECHNOLOGY

    NEWTEC COLLABORATES WITH WIND RIVER ON 5G TECHNOLOGY

    Newtec, a specialist in the design, development and manufacture of equipment and technologies for satellite communications – announced it is collaborating with Wind River to utilize the Wind River...

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  • The What, Why, and How of Application Portability for Aerospace Systems0:31

    The What, Why, and How of Application Portability for Aerospace Systems

    Adapting to new use cases and services usually requires reusing legacy or previously approved applications in order to be cost-efficient. System separation, integration, and safety certification...

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  • The What, Why, When and How of Application Portability

    The What, Why, When and How of Application Portability

    Achieving application portability has been the ultimate goal of system suppliers in military and aerospace over the last decade. Driven by open architectures and open standards through industry and...

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  • Better Together – A Community for Safety Certification on Multi-Core Processors

    Better Together – A Community for Safety Certification on Multi-Core Processors

    Throughout the industry, both civilian and military airworthiness certification/approval stakeholders are wrestling with the challenges of certifying systems based on MCPs. One of the primary...

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  • Civil Certification of Multi-core Processing Systems in Commercial Avionics0:39

    Civil Certification of Multi-core Processing Systems in Commercial Avionics

    Read how Rockwell Collins and Wind River have worked together toward the certification of the T2080 processor: https://resources.windriver.com/wind-river-rockwell-collins/civil-certification-of-multi

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  • Wind River Helps Collins Aerospace Future-proof Avionics Systems

    Wind River Helps Collins Aerospace Future-proof Avionics Systems

    Future airspace will be filled with drones, commercial aircraft, helicopters, and more. Several prototypes are currently targeting urban air mobility solutions such as air taxis, or revolutionary...

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  • Adaptive Virtualization for Embedded, C4ISR, and Deployed Edge Devices2:57

    Adaptive Virtualization for Embedded, C4ISR, and Deployed Edge Devices

    New technologies can bring more to your aerospace and defense programs—more data for applications, more services for users, more capabilities for edge devices. To enable that, you use more tools, mor

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