General Dynamics Uses Wind River Simics to Meet NASA Challenge
- Analytics & Modeling - Digital Twin / Simulation
- Product Research & Development
- Virtual Prototyping & Product Testing
In designing and building Fermi, the General Dynamics C4 Systems business unit was faced with a challenge: it needed to provide an environment that could support rigorous testing by multiple Fermi subsystem groups before the spacecraft hardware was available.
General Dynamics Corporation
About The Customer
General Dynamics Corporation is an American aerospace and defense company. Formed by mergers and divestitures, it is the world's fifth-largest defense contractor.
Using Wind River Simics, General Dynamics has constructed and delivered a tool that facilitates both software development and Mission Operations Center training procedures. Using a virtual model of the hardware, General Dynamics simulates satellite processors and other spacecraft avionics hardware, allowing the embedded flight software to run without detecting the difference from running on real production hardware. With the robust development environment provided by Wind River Simics, developers can test and debug flight software on a simulated model, minimizing the need for multimillion-dollar test hardware.
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