A400M Software Mission Management System
  • 16
    Jul

A400M Software Mission Management System

Orbital Critical Systems is a main contributor to the A400M mission computer, the main component of the Mission Management System (M-MMS). This complex airborne avionics system features an innovative IMA partitioning scheme based on ARINC-653. Our company was responsible for the development of several software partitions as required by a high-level specification baseline, providing all necessary evidences and artefacts...

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UVAS (Ultraviolet and Visible Atmospheric Sounder)
  • 6
    Jul

UVAS (Ultraviolet and Visible Atmospheric Sounder)

Orbital Critical Systems's contribution to the UVAS project, which is a secondary load of SEOSAT-INGENIO, involves the design, development and verification of the on-board Spectrometer Electronic Box (SEB) subsystem. This electronic system which is integrated into the optical subsystem of the instrument has been developed with the "IP core CCD Controller" offers the system great flexibility and adaptability...

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Eurofighter Flight Control Computer
  • 20
    Jun

Eurofighter Flight Control Computer

Orbital Critical Systems  actively collaborates with Airbus Defence and Space at its headquarters in Manching (Germany) which specializes in flight test activities and assembly of the European multi-role fighter: Eurofighter. Specifically, the Flight Control System of the aircraft which is a critical, high reliability system redounded by a configuration of four Flight Control Computers (FCC) working in real...

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EDIFISE (Equalized and  Diffraction-limited Field Spectrograph Experiment)
  • 8
    Jun

EDIFISE (Equalized and Diffraction-limited Field Spectrograph Experiment)

The IAC EDIFISE project pursues the implementation of a prototype instrument combining adaptive optics with bi-dimensional spectroscopy using attenuated optical fibres. The high-order unit HOMU, developed by Orbital Critical Systems, is responsible for correcting high-order atmospheric perturbations in the image received by the telescope. This is possible thanks to an FPGA-based system that performs real-time calculations on 486...

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Airbus A330/A310 MRTT Boom Control Unit
  • 27
    May

Airbus A330/A310 MRTT Boom Control Unit

Orbital Critical Systems contributes to the A330/A310 MRTT (Multi-Role Tanker Transport) program as a contractor in charge of Validation and Verification tasks required by the DO-178B standard for the Boom Control Unit (BCU) and the Aerial Refuelling Boom System (ARBS), the latter being a DAL-A certified safety critical subsystem. The main tasks of our team include analysis and verification...

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