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Virtual FACE/SOSA TIM event March 23 - News

February 17, 2021

SOLOMONS, Maryland. Officials from the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) and the Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) Consortia will be leading the Open Group FACE and SOSA Consortia Expo & Technical Interchange Meeting (TIM) virtual event next month on March 23, 2021 from 11 am to 4 pm Est.

Radar/EW

WEBCAST: SOSA Conformance and What it Means to You - News

February 16, 2021

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona. The Sensor Open System Architecture (SOSA) Technical Standard applies open-architecture concepts to high-performance defense sensor systems such as radar, electronic warfare (EW), and signals intelligence (SIGINT) platforms. The goal of the standard is to design a non-propriety open systems architecture based on Department oif Defense (DoD)-relevant government or commercially available open standards to lower system development costs, and make system reconfigurability and future system upgrades easier and faster, thus improving overall C4ISR capabilities. A key part of the developing technical standard will be how to ensure conformance to the standard is met for hardware or SOSA modules claiming alignment with the Technical Standard. This webcast, titled "SOSA Conformance and What it Means to You," held Wednesday, February 24, featured SOSA Consortium experts discussing the current status of the Technical Standard, what the upcoming 1.0 release means for conforming to the standard, and how you should approach SOSA conformance for your products.

Radar/EW

New HOST website now live - News

August 25, 2020

PATUXENT RIVER, Md. To those in tune with the Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) driving the rapidly growing open systems market ecosystem (i.e. FACE, SOSA, CMOSS, etc.), a new platform for information on Hardware Open Systems Technologies (HOST) comes online from NAVAIR PMA-209.

Avionics

FACE Edition 2.0 avionics standard approved and published - News

March 04, 2013
DAYTON, OH. Officials at the Open Group announced that the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACEā„¢), Edition 2.0, -- has been unanimously approved and published by organization's Governing Board. The FACE standard essentially enables software applications that have the common FACE API to have portability across multiple avionics platforms -- from rotary wing to fixed wing to unmanned aircraft.