28 Jun 06. Esterel Technologies, the leading worldwide provider of development tools for safety-critical software and GosNIIAS, one of the most prestigious Russian Aerospace institutes, today unveil their strategic partnership. Under this partnership, GosNIIAS has selected Esterel Technologies’ SCADE Safety Critical Software Development Environment as the core avionics software development environment for its Russian Avionics Systems Competence Center. GosNIIAS Russian Avionics Systems Competence Center is a systems and software development platform for airborne applications, combining state-of-the-art development tools and compliant with international standard like the RTCA EUROCAE DO-178B certification standard, the Integrated Modular Avionic (IMA) architecture as well as with ARINC 653 standards.
03 Jul 06. Army Corps keeps IT services in-house. Employees to partner with Lockheed Martin under $447m contract. The Army Corps of Engineers isn’t saying much about how a public-private partnership won the largest Defense Department competition under the new rules governing A-76, or how the partnership will go about saving the agency $1bn over the next six years. (Source: GCN)