SAN FRANCISCO, 1 Feb. 2012. A news story about the FACE Consortium’s debut of the long-anticipated FACE technical standard inadvertently omitted three of principal members: GE Aviation Systems, Textron Systems, and BAE Systems.
Members of the FACE Corsortium include:
Sponsors: Lockheed Martin, NAVAIR, Rockwell Collins, and U.S. Army PEO Aviation.
Principals: ATK, BAE Systems, Bell Helicopter, Boeing, Elbit Systems of America, GE Aviation Systems, General Dynamics, Green Hills Software, Harris Corporation, MITRE, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Sikorsky Aircraft, Textron Systems, US Army AMRDEC, and Wind River.
Associates: CMC Electronics, Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems, Defense Photonics Group, Donatech Corporation, Esterel Technologies, FMS Secure Solutions, GoAhead Software, LynuxWorks, Microsoft, Objective Interface Systems, Physical Optics Corp., Presagis, Real-Time Innovations, Stauder Technologies, System Planning Corporation, System Support Associates, Tucson Embedded Systems, ViaSat, and Zodiac Data Systems.
U.S. Navy and U.S. Army officials joined forces with aerospace and defense industry leaders, including executives from Lockheed Martin and Rockwell Collins, to help ensure warfighters can benefit from continued software innovations, both more quickly and more affordably, despite anticipated U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) budget cuts. The Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) Consortium has released the FACE Technical Standard, providing guidelines for creating a common operating environment to support applications across multiple DOD avionics systems.
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