AEROSPACE & DEFENSE

Delivering Next-Generation Safe and Secure Intelligent Systems

For three decades Wind River® has pioneered industry-leading embedded software to help build the world’s most sophisticated, secure, and reliable computing systems for aircraft, space exploration, and military operations.

SEGMENTS WE SERVE

Our experience and expertise extends across all areas of the aerospace and defense industries.

COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT

Taking the Connected Aircraft to New Heights

We’ve worked with the aviation industry’s leading manufacturers to bring new capabilities to their devices, systems, and networks. Our expertise includes avionics, unmanned vehicles, sensors, airport infrastructure, and passenger systems.

SPACE

Innovating on the Cutting-Edge of Space Exploration

From the Mars rover to satellite systems, Wind River is inventing new ways to bring more capabilities and greater reliability to autonomous devices and machines operating in the most extreme conditions.

DEFENSE

Bringing New Intelligence to the Digital Battlefield

Wind River is uniquely positioned to help the defense industry take advantage of new technologies driving the Internet of Things, the connected battlefield, and combat clouds. Our areas of innovation include multi-core processors, virtualized systems, software-based networking, real-time intelligence, and cloud-based analytics.

OUR CAPABILITIES

Across the aerospace and defense industries, we offer the critical technical expertise and implementation experience to help equipment makers, systems integrators, and others pioneer new products and technologies that meet the unique demands for aircraft, space exploration, and military operations.

Ensuring Security

For 30 years Wind River has provided the most secure embedded software systems to commercial aircraft makers and defense industry contractors.

Accelerating Innovation

Through our technologies, software tools, and industry-leading services, we help developers, device makers, and systems integrators gain dramatic new efficiencies in their design, development, and product management operations.

Controlling Costs

We partner with contractors, manufacturers, and systems integrators to help them find more efficient ways to develop compliant, next-generation products without sacrificing performance, safety, or security.

Consolidating Systems

Tap our embedded software, virtualization, and multi-core processor expertise to find new ways to reduce the size, weight, and power requirements of your systems and devices.

Improving Interoperability

From open source Linux to ARINC 653 for commercial aviation, Wind River is at the forefront of standards development and adoption.

Assuring Compliance

We offer rigorously tested and certified tools and technologies to meet specific regulatory and safety performance requirements for both commercial aircraft and military technologies.

Expanding Flexibility

Wind River has the largest ecosystem of avionics and defense technology partners in the industry to help you more quickly build out advanced, integrated devices and systems.

Find out how Wind River can help you create the next generation of systems and devices.

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STANDARDS EXPERTISE

Supporting standards such as ARINC 653, DO-178, ED-12, and POSIX®, the Wind River portfolio of products and technologies makes it easier and more cost-effective for technology suppliers to meet the stringent requirements of aerospace and defense customers.

CUSTOMERS

  • Celebrating 20 Years in Space with NASA

    NASA

    Celebrating 20 Years in Space

    For 20 years, Wind River has provided NASA with the most proven software platform to bring dozens of unmanned systems to space.

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    AgustaWestland - Project Zero

    AgustaWestland

    Project Zero

    AgustaWestland relied on Wind River VxWorks 653 Platform and Wind River Professional Services to design, develop, build, and test Project Zero in six months.

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    Northrop Grummann - X-47B

    Northrop Grummann

    X-47B

    VxWorks was chosen by Northrop Grumman as the software platform for the UCAS-D program and by GE Aviation as the foundation for the Common Core System, the backbone of UCAS-D computers, networks, and interfacing electronics.

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  • KUKA - Wind River Helps KUKA Revolutionizes Industrial Robots

    KUKA

    PC-Based Controller

    Learn how KUKA used Wind River VxWorks SMP solutions and successfully released a new product to the market at the Automatica Fair in 2010.

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    NASA - Curiosity

    NASA

    Curiosity

    See how Wind River® helped power Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity's complex automated landing sequence and survive the "seven minutes of terror."

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    Iridium Communications

    Iridium Communications

    Wind River helped Iridium develop and test new software for communications satellites already in orbit.

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