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Aerospace & Defense Practice

The aerospace and defense industry today faces enormous embedded safety and security challenges. Wind River® provides services to help A&D systems integrators plan, develop, and manage safe, secure, reliable, and compliant mission-critical platforms. From unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and ground stations to software defined radios, we help you deliver innovative solutions while staying on schedule and within budget.

Our customized services encompass Wind River pre-integrated proprietary platforms, open source intellectual property, industry consortia standards, and government regulations. Our offerings cover the entire embedded development lifecycle:


Solution Assessment Services

Our real-time embedded A&D experts provide thought leadership with our customized Solution Assessments, collaborating with your team to assist in meeting business, technical, and program goals. Possible assessments include:

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Development, Integration, and Certification Services

We don’t just help you plan—we deliver. Known for our project management expertise and global development approach, we deliver on our development promises on time and on budget, offering the following services:

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Long-Term Platform Management Services

Keeping new and legacy embedded platforms both up to date and cost effective requires the right technical skills and software management methods. We offer long-term platform management services to fit your needs:


Embedded Security

Cybersecurity threats are numerous today and include virus backdoors, external exploitations, insider manipulations, unauthorized access, penetration, routing and IP spoofing, communications disruption, and hardware damage or theft. Aerospace and defense systems require a special level of security. Our A&D cybersecurity services offer a unique blend of deep real-time embedded OS expertise and strong relationships with silicon providers and third-party independent software vendors (ISVs), all working together to provide guidance on solving end-to-end device-to-cloud system security challenges.


Safety Services

The rise of integrated modular avionics (IMA), as well as the proliferation of UAVs in commercial airspace, has increased the need for systems to be developed to more rigid standards such as DO-178, IEC 61508, and Common Criteria. Wind River Professional Services Aerospace & Defense Practice provides safety services designed to help you achieve safety compliance. We offer expert guidance on methods to develop the most technically advanced multi-core and virtualized safety certifiable systems.

Aerospace & Defense Services

VxWorks 653 Solution Assessment Services

DO-178 Software Certification Services

MILS Solutions Assessment Services

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