The Connected Battlefield Blog

Abaco Systems helps military and aerospace organizations minimize program risk and bring programs in on time and on budget. Our integrated, rugged systems solutions are based on a product range that includes single board computers, high performance embedded computing (HPEC), digital signal processing, GPGPU, image processing, sensor processing and avionics. We ally to those products our understanding of applications including ISR, EW, SIGINT, radar, sonar and 360 degree situational awareness. Our customers know that Abaco System brings industry-leading expertise and experience, together with broad and deep customer support.


Old technology

From Wired Backplanes to Rugged Reliability: We’ve Come a Long Way

From wired backplanes and dial-up internet to rugged, reliable solutions, the technology changes many of us have lived through are amazing—and the future looks brighter than ever.


Electronic Warfare

An Early Birthday Present: Welcoming 4DSP to the Family

Our acquisition of 4DSP was an early birthday present for us—and a major asset for our electronic warfare customers.


VME Applications

Of Hair Loss—and VME

It's easy to look back and marvel at how much has changed in the last 20 years, but VME architecture remains a constant—and for good reason.


Ground vehicle applications

2017: What Lies Ahead? Part Three

Autonomous vehicles are on the rise—but how quickly will the military adopt them? Our bloggers explore that question and more in the final installment of our 2017 look-ahead series.


Embedded Tech Applications

It's Magic

The theme of this year's Embedded Tech Trends conference is "the voodoo behind critical and intelligent embedded systems"—which got us thinking about the magic behind what we bring to our customers.



2017: What Lies Ahead? Part Two

Exciting new defense technologies are on the horizon—but how will integrators deal with obsolescence issues?


2017 look forward

2017: What Lies Ahead? Part One

In part one of our 2017 look-ahead series, our regular blog authors discuss the battle for AI dominance, military spending and the growing demand for COTS technology.



GPUs: Transforming What’s Possible—More Easily

Creating and displaying graphics using GPUs can be complex—but we're developing a solution that can simplify the process.



GPUs: Transforming What's Possible

GPUs are a quiet innovation that have taken some time to reach their potential—but now they're transforming what's possible.


Ethernet connectivity

Network Interface Cards: A Brief History

From improved performance to enhanced connectivity and more, NICs have come a long way in 20 years. And at Abaco Systems, our solutions have become more advanced every step of the way.



Build It Faster, Build It Better

If you're looking to do the best possible job in the shortest amount of time, you need the right tools—and as we've recently demonstrated, our embedded computing solutions are just the thing.



It's Our First Birthday!

Abaco was born one year ago with a mission to innovate and enable our customers to succeed…and we're not slowing down anytime soon.



Abaco Wins

We were recently recognized with two Gold Awards by the annual Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards program, but the real win is being able to support our customers with innovative solutions.


HPC Developer Conference

Intel: HPC and AI

At Intel's HPC Developer Conference, AI and deep learning are hot topics—and given our involvement in CPU and AI processor technology, 2017 is sure to be an interesting year.



An Exciting Week

We've recently made two new acquisitions at Abaco: the MMS product range from Technobox, Inc., and the COTS expertise of 4DSP. The most exciting part, though, isn't what these acquisitions bring to us—but what they bring to our customers.