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High Speed HS1760 Product Family

AIT’s family of high-speed HS1760 (MIL-STD-1760E) products are used in aviation applications to test & simulate, monitor & analyze, and verify & validate in support of SAE AS5653 requirements.

Key Benefits

  • Best in Industry Performance with Superior Data Throughput
  • Flexible & Comprehensive Configuration Support for the Most Complex & Demanding Testing Scenarios
  • Intuitive Software Tools to Simplify Testing & Achieve Exceptional Outcomes
  • Expertise to Provide Customized Training to Maximize ROI

HS1760 Background & Testing Requirements

HS1760 avionics products from AIT

In 2007, an updated version of the MIL-STD-1760 standard was released, MIL-STD-1760E. The HS1760 standard was primarily driven by the everincreasing need for additional bandwidth for signals between the aircraft and stores driven by more complex aircraft systems, weapons, and sensors.

SAE AS5653 is commonly known and referred to as HS1760. HS1760 specifies FC-AE-1553 as the Upper Layer Protocol (ULP) to be used for command, control, and file transfer over the aircraft to store interfaces. FC-AE-1553 uses a command response protocol with a controller (Network Controller) initiating read and write commands to the terminal (Network Terminals). HS1760 also specifies the use of other ULPs for the purpose of transferring video streams between the store and the aircraft.

HS1760 test equipment and test systems must be capable of providing support for the FC-AE-1553 NC and NT as well as the avionics environment (AE) switch interfaces. Several test scenarios must be considered when designing test systems, including:

  • Testing at the interface to the stores
  • Testing at the interface to the aircraft Stores Management System (SMS)
  • Testing at the interface to the Carriage Store Interface (CSI)

AIT’s HS1760 Solutions

AIT’s HS1760 Product Family provides Test System Design Engineers turn-key capabilities to test & simulate, monitor & analyze, verify and validate diverse configurations for all testing scenarios for FC-AE-1553 Network Controller, Network Terminal and avionics environment switch interfaces. All products are engineered for data throughput and includes comprehensive configuration support to ensure success in the most demanding and complex test scenarios. Intuitive software tools and customized training are available to accomplish successful customer outcomes with ultimate ROI.

AIT HS1760 Solutions

HS1760 Network Interface Controllers

Our line of HS1760 NIC products are SAE AS5653 compliant and provide Network Controller (NC) and Network Terminal (NT) interfaces on a single module. Several module configurations are available including: one NC and one NT (NCNT), two NCs (NCNC), and two NTs (NTNT). NIC form factors include XMC, PCI Express, and PXI Express.

Key Features:

Network Controller (NC)

  • Autonomous operation including sequencing of commands
  • Can emulate a receiving NT for NT-NT transfers
  • Four independent priority transmit queues for flexible scheduling

Network Terminal (NT)

  • Simulate multiple NTs simultaneously
  • Provides mode code support as defined per SAE AS5653
  • Full error detection down to transmission word level
HS1760 Network Interface Controller

Best in Industry Performance

  • Leverages Direct Memory Access (DMA) to maximize data throughout
  • Leverages Direct Memory Access (DMA) to maximize data throughout
  • Easch port suppoortss 1.0625 Gbps speed

Flexible

  • Unsolicited data path for handling FC link service or non-FC-AE-1553 traffic
  • Common C API interface for both NC and NT
  • 75 Ohm single-ended or 150 Ohm differential coax interface – TNC connectors
  • Device driver support: Windows & VxWorks (others on request)

HS-1760 Flight Rated XMC Network Interface Controller

Our XMC-1760-NIC-CC is a ruggedized, flight rated HS1760 NIC product that is SAE AS5653 compliant and provides Network Controller (NC) and Network Terminal (NT) interfaces on a single module. Dual channel configurations support one NC and one NT (NCNT) and two NTs (NTNT).

Key Features:

  • Conduction or air cooled
  • Conformal coating available
  • Designed for extended temperature operations
  • Leverages Direct Memory Access (DMA) to maximize data throughout
  • Support for FC-AV
  • Eight (8) opto-isolated discrete I/O lines
  • Rear I/O through the P16 connector
  • Device driver support: Windows & VxWorks; C API Driver included
HS-1760 Flight Rated XMC Network Interface Controller

AS5653 Compliant Small Form Pluggable (SFP) Transceiver

Unique to AIT, XCVR-AS5653 is a proprietary, custom designed SFP transceiver that can be inserted into any standard SFP slot that is compliant to the SFP Transceiver MultiSource Agreement (MSA). The 1.0625 GBPS communication signals interface utilizing TNC connectors and comply with the AS5653 standard. The transmitter drives a 2.4 volt p-p (nominal) digital waveform onto a 75 ohm coaxial pigtail with an inline TNC connector.

Key Features:

  • AS5653 SFP transceiver can be inserted into any standard SFP slot
  • Allows you to connect lab test equipment to UUT’s
  • 1.0625 GBPS communication signals interface using TNC connectors
  • 100 feet of RG179 operates to better than 10E-13 Bit Error Rate
  • Available for 75 Ohm single ended copper or 150 Ohm Differential
AS5653 Compliant Small Form Pluggable (SFP) Transceiver

HS-1760 Fibre Channel Lab Switch

Our development (lab) switches support SAE AS5653 and are compliant with SAE AS5725 (Mini-Munitions) and SAE AS5726 (Micro-Munitions) interfaces. In support of lab and system integration applications, our switches enable full bandwidth communication between all ports with minimal latency and supports broadcast capability.

Key Features:

  • Non-blocking switch, each port operational at 1.0625 Gbps
  • Crossbar design, with 34 Gbps total transmit and receive bandwidth
  • Configuration and control through Ethernet or serial port
HS-1760 Fibre Channel Lab Switch

HS1760 Test & Development Tools

In support of engineering development and integration activities, AIT provides hardware and software simulators and analyzers to support HS1760 integration and verification test activities. The software tools run on AIT’s FC Test & Simulation Interfaces.
HS1760FC - Test & Simulation Interfaces

FC Test & Simulation Interfaces

Our FC Test & Simulation Interfaces provide full monitoring and analysis capabilities to capture all data being transmitted between the NC and the NT’s.

Key Features:

  • Available in PCI Express, XMC, PXI Express, PCI, and PCI-X form factors
  • Leverages Direct Memory Access (DMA) to maximize data throughout
  • Dual Port Analyzer with nanosecond resolution
  • IRIG-B Time Code Encoder/Decoder for synchronization
  • Compatible with fcXplorer and Cipher test tools

Analyzer Test Software Tools

fcXplorer FC Analyzer Test Software

AIT’s fcXplorer Analyzer Software provides an intuitive GUI for AIT’s FC Simulyzer™ interface modules, it seamlessly troubleshoots, optimizes, plans, and configures FC traffic loading. Low- and High-level protocol analysis features provide capture, filter, time stamp and interpretation of FC traffic and generation of advanced statistics. fcXplorer can alert engineers to potential performance and configuration problems allowing users to quickly identify and remedy any anomalous network condition.
fcXplorer FC Analyzer Test Software

Key Features:

  • FC-1, FC-2, and FC4 Analyzer modes and displays
  • Frame parser for custom display of FC frames and payload data
  • User-defined trigger and filter features
  • “Live Capture” real-time display
  • Error detection and reproduction

Cipher FC Analyzer Test Software

Cipher FC Analyzer Test Software
Cipher, AIT’s FC Analyzer application, provides data capture and advanced analysis tools to help users capture, view, analyze, and diagnose network issues easily and efficiently. Cipher provides advanced protocol decoding and analysis features and is ideal for use with very large, multi-protocol data sets.

Key Features:

  • High Performance Filtering and Search
  • Built-in protocol decoders including FCAE-1553 and FC-AV
  • Database architecture for handling very large data sets
  • Multiple, simultaneous views of data sets with time correlation of data across multiple views.
  • Compatible with common network analysis tools such as Wireshark

AIT Turnkey Technical Services, Training & Global Support

To ensure the success of our customers’ programs and projects, AIT provides turnkey services including implementation, engineering design, protocol training, and custom-built services. AIT has distribution and support offices worldwide; experienced and highly qualified pre- and post-sales technical support comes standard with AIT solutions. Our direct AIT offices, in cooperation with our network of qualified representatives, provide optimized in-country service and support for all of our client’s avionics flight, test, and simulation requirements. AIT takes great pride in our people and the services we provide, it’s our true differentiator.

About AIT

AIT has gained the reputation for having the most technologically capable products with quick delivery times, high reliability, and unprecedented support. Our wide market acceptance stems from quality products and services worldwide. Expert pre- and post-sales technical support comes as part of the AIT solution. Our direct AIT offices, in cooperation with our network of qualified representatives, provide optimized in-country service and support for all your avionics flight, test, and simulation requirements.

To provide local service and technical support for our valued customers, AIT has distribution and support offices worldwide. We have field offices in Arizona, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Ohio; and we use local authorized manufacturers’ representatives throughout the US and Canada for quick response. AIT also has a separate a production and design center based in Dayton, Ohio, just outside of Wright Patterson Air Force Base, for the design and development of our Fibre Channel products to support the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

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