Navigating the Challenges of High-Altitude Commercial Electronics Deployment

August 23, 2023
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As IT Security departments try to reduce their exposure to attack, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions have been driven to higher and higher altitudes in an effort to reduce the risks of detection and…

4 Common OpenVPX Design Pitfalls

August 2, 2023

At Atrenne, thanks to our diverse product line and customer base, we have encountered a number of common pitfalls that, unless avoided, can wreak havoc on OpenVPX designs. Of these obstacles, we have identified the…

Achieving Optimal Thermal Management in OpenVPX Systems

July 25, 2023

OpenVPX systems offer a huge performance leap over VME and other older systems but there is also a significant increase in the complexity of the chassis thermal management; design approaches used previously may no longer…

3D Printed Chassis – The Future of Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing

June 23, 2023

Most of the electronic systems chassis deployed on today’s aerospace and defense platforms are made from aluminum alloys, with metal sections joined by dip-brazing or a bolting and bonding process. These materials deliver an outstanding…

Designing SOSA Backplanes for the Future of Defense Electronics  

June 1, 2023

Backplane signal integrity is an emerging issue for new SOSA systems. The problem doesn’t stem from the SOSA standard; rather, it appears because new systems must be able to operate at extremely high data signaling…