Defense

July 20, 2016
 

F-15’s new advanced high-speed mission computer makes first flight

An F-15E Strike Eagle lands at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., July 8, 2016, after a mission in which Boeing’s F-15 mission systems recorded its first flight with the Advanced Display Core Processor II. The advanced mission computer, based on commercial technology, provides multi-core processing capabilities propelling the F-15 to the forefront of fighter embedded computing systems.

Boeing’s F-15 mission systems recorded its first flight with the Advanced Display Core Processor II at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., July 8. 2016.
The flight was recorded aboard an F-15E Strike Eagle and lasted two hours and 53 minutes.

“ADCP II brings next generation high-speed computing to the F-15 enterprise,” said Lt. Col. Michael Casey, the chief of the F-15 avionics branch at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center here. “This capability allows pilots to prosecute targets with ironclad precision and sets the foundation for future growth.”

The advanced mission computer, based on commercial technology, provides multi-core processing capabilities propelling the F-15 to the forefront of fighter embedded computing systems. The ADCP II high-speed processing and interface designs enable advanced systems integration, increased mission effectiveness, augmented fault-tolerance, enhanced system stability and aircrew survivability.

The ADCP II is pivotal to F-15 upgrades enabling air superiority. It provides critical mission processing capacity for new advanced capabilities such as the Eagle Passive/Active Warning Survivability System, long-range infrared search and track capability, high-speed radar communications, and future software suite upgrades.

“This new era of computing is a game changer inside the cockpit,” said Jason Brandstetter, Boeing’s ADCP II program manager. “F-15 aircrews can have confidence their mission software is executing on a premier embedded computer system with designed-in stability verified through thousands of hours of robust scenario-based testing.”




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline

DOD agency IDs soldiers lost in Korean War from returned remains

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency and U.S. Indo-Pacific Command conduct an honorable carry ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Aug. 1, 2018. Carry teams wi...
 
 
GOE

2018 Gathering of Eagles slated for Oct. 13

The Flight Test Historical Foundation cordially invites you to attend the 2018 Gathering of Eagles – “Breaking Barriers, Expanding Horizons – Celebrating the Women of Flight Test.” The 2018 Eagles are: Dr. Eileen Bjorkm...
 
 

Cubic to deliver next-gen air combat training system for F-35

Cubic Corporation announced Sept. 20 that its Cubic Global Defense business division, was awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin to deliver its latest-generation Air Combat Training System for the F-35 Lightning II. Cubic is scheduled to deliver more than 500 F-35 Training Subsystems over the next four years as part of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 production...