Open Systems Could Cut Costs As Budgets Shrink

Credit: Northrop Grumman
The days when manufacturers can bank on a revenue stream through the life of an aircraft may be numbered. Budget pressure is focusing attention on the many proprietary system architectures the Pentagon must maintain, and the potential for competition to reduce the growing cost of upgrades to add...

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