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Articles: Electronics & Computers
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By offering the ability to update application functionality, provide a reconfigurable solution and enable easy design customization, Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) technology has...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Making A Case for Modified COTS

In 1992 the Department of Defense (DOD) was exploring ways to reduce the procurement costs and delivery times of equipment purchases having to meet military standards. The development, documentation and...

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