Military and Aerospace (Mil-Aero) systems have evolved from uni-process or purpose to multi-core and functional, proprietary OS or interfaces to commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware or commercial open source software (COSS). In the demanding landscape of Mil-Aero, precision, security, and reliability are non-negotiable. The increasing growth of interconnected embedded devices comes with traditional and new challenges:

  • Deterministic real-time system and high performance networking
  • Increasing adoption of Multi-core and virtualization technologies to reduce size, weight and Power (SWaP) needs
  • System and network security and the need of long term security adherence through increasing adoption of Common Criteria standards
  • Even higher emphasis on fault-tolerance, reliability and high-availability of the modern interconnected systems
  • Faster development cycles using commercial OSS software
  • Long life cycle support and maintainability

Empowering Military and Aerospace Operations with MontaVista's Cutting-Edge Solutions

MontaVista offers commercial Linux solutions that redefine standards, providing the performance, security, and flexibility required by modern interconnected embedded devices.

MontaVista Carrier Grade eXpress (CGX) stands as a pinnacle in standard and commercial off-the-shelf Linux distributions, meticulously optimized to meet the stringent demands of Mil-Aero applications.

CGX is a turnkey Linux solution for Network Centric Warfare (NCW). Whether it's Software Defined Radio (SDR), Secure Vehicle Data Centers, or UAV Ground Control Systems, CGX delivers a well-tested, secure, and reliable Linux distribution.

Key Features:

Carrier Grade Linux for ease of development, real-time capabilities, field-proven expertize, recognized quality with long-term support, robust security features and timely Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) fixing.

Performance Optimization:

Leveraging cutting-edge multi-core COTS hardware, CGX enables fault-tolerant features, deterministic real-time processing, processor core isolation, and virtualization. Developers benefit from reduced development costs and fast boot-up times.

Configuration Flexibility:

MontaVista CGX can be easily configured to meet reduced power and memory footprint requirements, providing Mil-Aero teams with the flexibility to adapt to specific project needs.

In addition, MontaVista's Professional Services, MVXpert provides long-term expert support and maintenance on specialized Linux issues, board support packages (BSPs), RTOS legacy migration, kernel and driver optimization to ensure the long-term success of your Mil-Aero devices.

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