New XMC Interface Card Provides 16PP194 F-16 WMUX Connectivity
Rio Rancho, NM -
Alta Data Technologies (Alta) announces the release of the XMC-WMUX
interface card, a key system integration product for Lockheed’s F-16 systems. Alta’s MIL-STD-1553
(1553 or 1553b) and WMUX XMC products are based on an industry standard VITA footprint that can be integrated into almost any PCI Express computer system (desktops/rackmounts, VPX, PXI/PXIe, Compact PCI, etc.).The XMC-WMUX incorporates anAltaCore FPGA 16PP194 protocol engine to support single or dual redundant WMUX network busses (“wings”).
“The XMC-WMUX represents the latest avionics support for the world’s most popular fighterwith over 20 country customers and 3000 airplanes. Alta’s PMC-WMUX
and MIL-STD-1553 cards have been utilized on almost every F-16 test system, and XMC technology allows customers to further support these programs with modern computer platforms. Our combined 1553 + WMUX solutions provide ideal support for network testing.” states Harry Wild, Vice President of Sales for Alta.
Jake Haddock, Alta CTO, adds “When we were asked to support 16PP194 WMUX from our customers, this represented a logical step for Alta product portfolio. Combined with our MIL-STD-1553 support, and new real-time Ethernet (ENET-1553), in-line (NLINE-1553
), and ARINC
converter products, the WMUX product line allows Alta
to provide a complete product offering to a key customer base. Our advanced FPGA protocol engine and software architecture allowed Alta to implement and deliver this new product in record time with more advanced features than legacy products.”