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Supporting COTS-based displays in long-term military programmes
Author(s): J. Thomas; L. De Korte; C. Waitman
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Paper Abstract

COTS components provide an affordable solution for land mobile display requirements. However, most military programmes require that components be available for an extended period of at least 10 years. Industrial COTS components are typically available for about 3 years, causing severe problems in supportability, with attendant cost implications. This paper will describe a COTS based solution for the M1A2 SEP Commanders Tactical Display and the problems encountered and overcome over an operational period of 8 years.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 May 2006
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6225, Defense, Security, Cockpit, and Future Displays II, 62250T (22 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.672931
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J. Thomas, General Dynamics Canada (Canada)
L. De Korte, General Dynamics Canada (Canada)
C. Waitman, General Dynamics Canada (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6225:
Defense, Security, Cockpit, and Future Displays II
Eric W. Forsythe; James C. Byrd; Henry J. Girolamo; Daniel D. Desjardins, Editor(s)

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