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RTI Selected By LM Team For The Aegis Open Architecture Weapon System

The USS Sherman Forrest
by Staff Writers
Santa Clara CA (SPX) Jun 09, 2006
Real-Time Innovations has announced that the middleware provided by RTI was selected by a U.S. Navy's Lockheed Martin team to provide the real-time data-distribution infrastructure for Aegis Open Architecture (AOA), the next generation of the Aegis Weapon System. AOA will be deployed by the U.S. Navy beginning in 2008.

AOA will use RTI Data Distribution Service (formerly NDDS) for communication between different Aegis subsystems, including radar, weapons, displays, and command and control. The AOA team selected RTI after a nine-month evaluation of commercial implementations of the Object Management Group's (OMG's) Data Distribution Service (DDS) for Real-Time Systems standard.

Factors considered in this extensive evaluation included standards compliance, performance, lifecycle costs and customer support.

"AOA will modernize the Navy's surface force and enable rapid insertion of future technology upgrades," said Orlando Carvalho, vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin's Surface-Sea Based Missile Defense (SBMD) Systems business. "RTI's Data Distribution Service supports this mission through its open-standards design and ability to insulate each subsystem from changes in adjacent subsystems."

"RTI is honored to be a partner in AOA," commented Stan Schneider, chief executive officer of RTI. "We cultivated the DDS standard and developed RTI Data Distribution Service specifically to support mission-critical requirements such as those of the Aegis Weapon System. Our concentrated efforts help meet the need to share time-critical and mission-critical data across a highly-distributed system while maximizing future scalability and flexibility."

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AEGIS BMD System Tracks Separating Incoming Missiles
Kauai HI (SPX) Jun 08, 2006
Lockheed Martin's Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense weapon system, using a prototype signal processor, successfully tracked several advanced ballistic missile targets in separate tests off the coast of Hawaii in April, the company announced Tuesday.







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