Miniature Linux PC Targets Military Apps
May 08, 2008, 10:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Mercury Computer Systems announced a Linux-based engineering
development kit (EDK) for a 7-10 pound computer that targets small
ground, naval, and air vehicles. The 'ruggedized' PowerBlock 50
supports multiple processors to provide 'well over 100 GFLOPS of
processing power,' according to Mercury.
"The PowerBlock 50 measures 4.1 x 5.3 x 5.8 inches, with a
seven-pound shipping weight, and a weight of less than 10 pounds
fully configured, says Mercury..."