The U.S. Navy is canvassing industry interest in a program to demonstrate potential open avionics architectures for the planned Future Vertical Lift (FVL) advanced rotorcraft and F/A-XX next-generation air dominance fighter. The idea is to establish prototype reference architectures at government laboratories using the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) technical standard for open, reusable software. Developed by government and industry, FACE defines a common operating ...


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