Military Applications

Temperature Ranges

Altera Device Extended Industrial Military Temperature
Intel® Arria® 10 FPGA/SoC 0°C to 100°C -40°C to 100°C -55°C to 125°C Junction
Intel® Stratix® 10 FPGA/SoC 0°C to 100°C -40°C to 100°C< -55°C to 125°C Junction
         
Altera Device Commercial Industrial Military Temperature
Stratix® V FPGA 0°C to 85°C -40°C to 100°C -55°C to 125°C Junction
Stratix® IV FPGA 0°C to 85°C -40°C to 100°C -55°C to 125°C Junction
Stratix® III FPGA 0°C to 85°C -40°C to 100°C -55°C to 125°C Junction
Stratix® II FPGA 0°C to 85°C -40°C to 100°C -55°C to 125°C Junction
Intel® Stratix® FPGA 0°C to 85°C -40°C to 100°C -55°C to 125°C Junction

Arria 10 FPGA/SoC Military Temperature Offerings

Notes: All packages support military temperatures.

Device Package Ordering Part Number Operational Speed Grade Availability
10AX016C U484 Coming Soon -3 2016
10AX016E F760 Coming Soon -3 2016
10AX022C U484 Coming Soon -3 2016
10AX022E F760 Coming Soon -3 2016
10AX048E F760 Coming Soon -3 2016
10AS048E F760 Coming Soon -3 2016
10AX048K F1152 Coming Soon -3 2016
10AS048K

F1152

Coming Soon

-3

2016

10AX057K

F1152

Coming Soon

-3

2016

10AX066K

F1152

Coming Soon

-3

2016

10AX057K

F1517

Coming Soon

-3

2016

10AX066K

F1517

Coming Soon

-3

2016

Stratix® V FPGA Military Temperature Offerings

Notes: For details, refer to the Stratix® V Military Temperature Range Support Technical Brief (PDF).

Device Package Ordering Part Number Operational Speed Grade Availability
5SGSD5H All Coming Soon -4 2015
5SGSD5K All Coming Soon -4 2015
5SGXA7H All Coming Soon -4 2015
5SGXA7K All Coming Soon -4 2015

Stratix® IV FPGA Military Temperature Offerings

Notes: For details, refer to the Stratix® IV Military Temperature Range Support Technical Brief (PDF).

Device Package Ordering Part Number Operational Speed Grade Availability
EP4SGX70D F780 EP4SGX70DF29M3 -3 Now
EP4SGX70H F1152 EP4SGX70HF35M3 -3 Now
EP4SGX110D F780 EP4SGX110DF29M3 -3 Now
EP4SGX110H F1152 EP4SGX110HF35M3 -3 Now
EP4SGX180D F780 EP4SGX180DF29M3 -3 Now
EP4SGX180H F1152 EP4SGX180HF35M3 -3 Now
EP4SGX180K F1517 EP4SGX180KF40M3 -3 Now
EP4SGX230D F780 EP4SGX230DF29M3 -3 Now
EP4SGX230H F1152 EP4SGX230HF35M3 -3 Now
EP4SGX230K F1517 EP4SGX230KF40M3 -3 Now
EP4SE230 F780 EP4SE230F29M3 -3 Now

Stratix® III FPGA Military Temperature Offerings

Notes: For details, refer to the Stratix® III Military Temperature Range Support Technical Brief (PDF). All packages support military temperatures.

Device Package Ordering Part Number Operational Speed Grade Availability
EP3SL50 All EP3SL50xxxI3 -4 Now
EP3SE50 All EP3SE50FxxxI3 -4 Now
EP3SL70 All EP3SL70FxxxI3 -4 Now
EP3SE80 All EP3SE80FxxxI3 -4 Now
EP3SL110 All EP3SL110FxxxI3 -4 Now
EP3SE110 All EP3SE110FxxxI3 -4 Now
EP3SL150 All EP3SL150FxxxI3 -4 Now

Military COTS Board Partners

Partner Description
Annapolis Micro Systems Annapolis is a world leader in FPGA-based COTS boards, targeting high I/O bandwidth computationally intensive problems, such as radar, SIGINT, digital signal processing, encryption, and image processing, with exceptional application development support. Annapolis has COTS hardware and software solutions for OpenVPX, VME/VXS, PCIe*, and AMC and the highest density, largest selection of interface cards: A/Ds, D/As, Ethernet/Infiniband. The12.5Gb and 14Gb transceivers and the 10Gb, 40Gb and 100Gb IP on Stratix® V devices help to lay the foundation for our WILD OpenVPX Ecosystem, with chassis, special high-speed backplanes, FPGA-based processing boards, switch solutions, and storage cards. For more information, visit www.annapmicro.com.
BittWare BittWare designs and deploys high-end signal processing board-level solutions that significantly reduce technology risk and time-to revenue for its OEM customers. BittWare's solutions leverage the latest FPGA technology from Intel and the Anemone FPGA co-processing chip, which reduces FPGA power and complexity by hosting C language aspects of a signal processing application. Products are based on industry standard COTS form factors including PCIe*, AMC, VPX / OpenVPX, VME / VXS, CompactPCI, PCI*, XMC, FMC (VITA 57), and PMC. When power and space-constrained challenges make it difficult to use industry-standard boards, BittWare can provide modified solutions, licensed designs, and/or chip-level products. For more info on BittWare’s FPGA solutions, visit www.bittware.com
Colorado Engineering Inc. (CEI) CEI offers C-SWaP solutions for radar, C4ISR, EW, SIGINT, communications, and networking. CEI’s out-of-the-box 3DR technology enables modular, scalable embedded computing with 3D mesh connectivity between Intel FPGA processing elements for unparalleled throughput, performance, and flexibility. In conjunction with CEI’s data conversion technologies supporting multi-GHz of bandwidth, users can rapidly combine 3DR modules to create digital waveform generators, digital receivers, and signal processors for a variety of remote sensing and communication systems. CEI’s cross-discipline engineering experience in RF, digital, software, and system design provides a high level of application expertise to help customers realize optimal solutions ranging from traditional small form factors to COTS 3DR to full custom approaches. For more information, visit http://coloradoengineering.com/.
GiDEL GiDEL is one of the market leaders in providing innovative COTS and application-specific solutions for high-performance, real-time signal processing and I/O applications. For over 15 years, GiDEL’s cutting edge reconfigurable products have addressed OEM needs from prototype to production and span a variety of industry-standard platforms, including short PCI*, full size PCI*, PCI Express*, PCIe*-104 , Mezzanine, modified COTS, and low profile PCIe*. For more information on GiDEL’s FPGA solutions, visit www.gidel.com
Mercury Systems Mercury Systems provides commercially developed, open sensor and Big Data processing systems, software and services for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications. Mercury delivers innovative solutions, rapid time-to-value, and world-class service and support to our prime contractor customers. Mercury Systems has worked on over 300 programs, including Aegis, Patriot, SEWIP, Gorgon Stare, and Predator/Reaper. The company’s innovative capabilities span three strategic areas: Mercury Commercial Electronics, Mercury Defense Systems, and Mercury Intelligence Systems. For more information on Mercury System’s FPGA solutions, visit http://www.mrcy.com/.
Nallatech For more than twenty years, Nallatech has provided hardware, software, and design services to enable customer’s success in FPGA-accelerated applications including real-time embedded computing, high-performance computing, and network processing. Today Nallatech utilizes latest-generation FPGAs to dramatically increase performance-per-watt over traditional computing architectures, while leveraging high-level design tools including OpenCL™ to reduce time to market. For SWaP constrained applications, Nallatech works with our parent company, www.isipkg.com to provide rugged, miniaturized FPGA systems. For more information on Nallatech’s FPGA solutions, visit www.nallatech.com
Parsec Parsec develops and produces customized electronic subsystems and products for clients in the defence, industrial, and telecommunications sectors. Parsecs VF360 is a 3U Open VPX module that leverages Stratix® V FPGAs technology to provide an ultra-high bandwidth processing platform, ideally suited for computation and bandwidth intensive applications such as radar, networking, SIGINT, electronic warfare, software defined radio, and video. Parsec partners with clients to provide start-to-finish solutions over the product life cycle, optimal sub-systems or products, while enhancing and leveraging its offerings through re-usability and use of its own intellectual property. For more information on Parsec’s FPGA solutions, visit http://www.parsec.co.za
Per Vices

Per Vices builds flexible radio platforms designed to satisfy the needs of a diverse customer base at the best possible value. Our high-bandwidth software defined radio products operate across broad frequency ranges, and have supported the most demanding applications required by defence and telecommunications customers.

Our use of Intel FPGAs allows our products to transparently substitute for, and bridge the communication between, different wireless devices. This enables us to build tactical signals intelligence products that provide operators with the means to address the self-organizational capabilities afforded by modern communications infrastructure, without compromising strategic signals intelligence requirements. Our application agnostic technology provides powerful communications, signals intelligence, and (counter) electronic warfare capabilities offering a means to secure communications, surveil ambient wireless signals, and suppress objectionable sources. For more information, visit www.pervices.com/defence.

Reflex CES ReFLEX CES is an ISO 9001 company designing and manufacturing custom embedded and complex systems for industrial companies, military, and governmental organizations. The company specializes in Modified-Off-The-Shelf (MOTS) solutions. They also offer a complete portfolio of COTS boards, and several Instant-Development Kits for prototyping or production usages. Solutions delivered include: CPU, processing, or acquisition boards or complete chassis (openVPX, VPX, CPCI, COMExpress, ETX, PCIe*...), high-speed data recorders, FPGA SoC, ASIC prototyping platforms. Their technology expertise covers: FPGA & SoC, CPU and embedded software/OS, state of the art PCB routing and board design, rugged equipment/system integration and qualification (EMC, ESD, temperature, shock, vibration, humidity). For more information, visit http://reflexces.com.

DO-254 Certification Support

Level Description Affected Area Intel® Altera® Solutions
A Failure will cause or contribute to a catastrophic failure of the aircraft. Display unit, switch systems, airborne computing

FPGA or HardCopy® ASIC with cyclic redundancy check (CRC) feature

B Failure will cause or contribute to a hazardous/severe failure condition. Back-up power, heads-up display

FPGA or HardCopy ASIC with CRC feature

C Failure will cause or contribute to a major failure condition. Any

FPGA with or without CRC feature

D Failure will cause or contribute to a minor failure condition. Any

FPGA with or without CRC feature

E Failure will have no effect on the aircraft or on pilot workload. Any

FPGA with or without CRC feature

Global Partner Network Members

Partner Solutions
ALDEC Compliance tool set for simulation and in-hardware verification
HighRely Training and documentation

Microprocessors and Graphical Avionics Capability

IP Core Provider Function
NIOS II_SC Hcell Engineering or Intel 32-Bit µP
Avalon® System Interconnect Hcell Engineering or Intel System Interconnect
Simple IP Hcell Engineering or Intel UART
TIMER
CFlash
Graphics IMAGEM Graphics IP

Network Avionics Capability

IP Core Provider Function
Time Triggered Protocol TTTech Time triggered protocol
Ethernet MTIP 10/100
10/100/1000
1553 BC/RT HCELL Engineering Bus controller
ARINC 429 Barco and HCELL Engineering Bus controller
PCI PLDA 32/66 MHz
PCI Express PLDA Gen1
ARINC 818 Great River Technology Avionics Digital Video Bus

Additional Resources

Title Description
Joint Webcasts with MathWorks Using Mathworks MATLAB and Simulink to solve floating point challenges in developing radar applications
"Floating-Point FPGAs for DSP Bring High Precision to Radar and EW Systems" Using floating point DSP in FPGAs to bring high precision and dynamic range while reducing power and latency
"Signal processing approaches for electronic warfare and signals intelligence spark debate" Using COTs boards to shrink development times. A comparison of FPGA, GPU, and DSPs, in high performance military designs
"Radar Processing: FPGAs or GPUs?"

While general-purpose graphics processing units (GP-GPUs) offer high rates of peak floating-point operations per second (FLOPs), FPGAs now offer competing levels of floating-point processing. Moreover, Intel FPGAs now support OpenCL™, a leading programming language used with GPUs.

White Paper: An Independent Analysis of Altera's FPGA Floating-point DSP Design Flow (PDF) BDTI study validates and benchmarks floating point DSP tool performance and the ease-of-use

Military Solution Reference Links

ข้อมูลผลิตภัณฑ์และประสิทธิภาพ

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โลโก้ OpenCL และ OpenCL เป็นเครื่องหมายการค้าของ Apple Inc. ซึ่งใช้งานภายใต้การอนุญาตของ Khronos