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The Boeing Company Awards Upgrade Contract for C-17 Program to ITCN, Inc.
ITCN, Inc. has been asked to provide a functional replacement with advanced capabilities to the existing, obsolete monitor and analysis instrumentation used for The Boeing Company’s C-17 program in Long Beach, CA.
The company’s current monitor and analysis capability is built around ITCN’s original C-TAC product line, which was customized specifically for the Boeing C-17. ITCN has since improved and updated their instrumentation technology to C-TAC Plus, which will monitor and analyze key data paths, such as backplanes, data busses, and processors in embedded systems like those used in the C-17 program.
The C-TAC Plus upgrade will support software development, test and integration on the C-17 Line Replaceable Units for the Communication Control Units (CCU), Head-Up Display (HUD), Multi-Functional Display (MFD), and the Warning & Caution Computer (WACC). The original C-TAC units used for software development were over 10 years old.
The Boeing contract represents the fifth program, along with the F-15 AISF, B-2, ULA FTINU for Atlas V, and F/A-18 AWL, to take advantage of the seamless succession and improved technical capabilities of C-TAC Plus. Several more existing C-TAC customers are expected to upgrade to C-TAC Plus.
“We are pleased to offer this upgrade to The Boeing Company. This product allows our customers to preserve their considerable investment in the C-TAC technology with an improved product that will be supported by ITCN well into the future,” said Roy Penwell, President of ITCN, Inc.
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About ITCN, Inc.: ITCN provides system test and analysis products and engineering services for embedded system monitoring. Our products have helped major corporations and government organizations around the world save time and money developing complex embedded system applications while improving product quality. ITCN is ISO 9001:2000 Certified.