Hensoldt is launching a family of avionics computers under the CAVION brand that significantly expands the performance of existing computers for mission control on board flying platforms of all kinds, the company writes in a press release.
CAVION is based on a Hensoldt proprietary development of electronic modules that enables the use of multi-core processors even in safety-critical areas while securing their aeronautical certification on board any platform:
- mission aircraft
- fighter jets
Until now, the certification of multi-core processors in aerospace applications has been a major challenge. The reason is that the process flows within these multi-core processors are unpredictable. By using the new and specially developed multi-core processor boards, the computers of the CAVION family are significantly more powerful than the previously used generation of avionics computers, according to Hensoldt. The products of the CAVION family are available in various modular configurations for flight control of the respective aircraft, for special military applications and as mission computers for police and rescue operations.