Archive For June, 2010

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How to build a nuclear submarine

Those of you who have read my earlier blogs ('Astute optronic mast case study', 'Astute Submarine') will be aware that I am fascinated by submarines. So, I was really pleased to see that the BBC have produced a documentary 'How to Build a Nuclear Submarine', which was broadcast on BBC2 in the UK on Sunday evening, and followed the progress…

EGNOS Satellite Navigation System Safety Certification

In case you missed it, yesterday Wind River announced that VxWorks has been selected for the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS), and has been chosen to run the Integrity Processing Facility (IPF) check set. The IPF, developed and delivered by Logica, is the crucial element that validates the information broadcast by the satellites to safety-critical users such as aircraft…