INTEGRITY-178 tuMP RTOS selected by Army for Improved Data Modem programNews
November 12, 2020
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. Green Hills Software, company specialzing in high-assurance operating systems, announced that its INTEGRITY-178 Time-Variant Unified Multi-Processing (tuMP) RTOS was selected by the U.S. Army for the operating system upgrade to the Improved Data Modem (IDM-401) program.
The primary factor in the selection of INTEGRITY-178 tuMP was the low-risk path for the delivery of its DAL-A certification artifacts on a multicore architecture for the IDM processor. According to the company, other key factors included the built-in multicore interference mitigation and the ability to utilize all available cores in an efficient, optimal and bounded manner.
The IDM-401 is the common solution for digitizing Army Aviation and is fielded on every modernized, rotary-wing Army aircraft, including the CH-47 Chinook, AH-64 Apache, and UH-60 Black Hawk.
The IDM is designed to enable connectivity to multiple radios used by rotary-wing aircraft and the Blue Force Tracker transceiver, as well as providing the means for data transfer. The program supports Open Systems Architecture (OSA), Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™), and Common Operating Environment (COE) standards and interoperability.