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Real Time Embedded Systems

Aerospace and defense organizations worldwide rely on these tools, for a wide range of applications including weapons systems, pilot training, and engine testing.


Our RTES Product Offerings:

iHawk - Concurrent

iHawk – Concurrent


The iHawk is Concurrent Computer Corporation's high-performance PCI-based computer platform for time-critical simulation, data acquisition, industrial and financial system applications. iHawk symmetric multiprocessors (SMP) feature from one to eight Xeon or AMD Opteron CPU sockets and up to 64 GB of memory in a single rackmount or tower enclosure.

iHawk systems offer leading-edge integrated circuit and packaging technology. iHawk SMP platforms run a single copy of Concurrent’s RedHawk Linux real-time operating system. iHawk solutions are also available in ultra-dense, networked blade configurations for applications requiring large numbers of processors.


  • Tightly-coupled symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) systems
  • Up to 8 multi-core CPUs per system
  • Up to 8 MB of cache per CPU
  • 256 MB to 64 GB of memory per system
  • Tower or rackmount chassis with disk, tape, and CD-RW/DVD-RW
  • 10/100/1000BaseT Ethernet
  • Ultra320 SCSI, SAS and SATA disk drives
  • Real-Time Clock & Interrupt Module
  • A wide range of I/O interfaces and PCI controller options
  • Keyboard, mouse, USB and serial ports
  • Optional VME I/O subsystems
  • Optional high-performance 3D graphics with OpenGL


  • Real-time Linux Performance and Determinism
  • NightStar Tools
  • Real-time Clock & Interrupt Module
  • Flexible Packaging
  • Custom Engineering From Concurrent

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Power Hawk - Concurrent

Power Hawk – Concurrent


The Power Hawk Series 900 is Concurrent's high-performance VME computer system for data acquisition, simulation and industrial systems applications. Power Hawk Series 900 processor boards contain one, two or four PowerPC MPC7457 CPUs and up to 2 GB of memory on a single-slot 6U VME card.

Series 900 systems offer leading-edge integrated circuit and packaging technology. Dual and quad CPU Series 900 processor boards are true symmetric multiprocessors (SMP) that run a single copy of Concurrent's PowerMAX OS real-time operating system. CPUs are linked by a high-speed PowerPC processor bus and have direct, cache-coherent access to all of on-board main memory.


  • Single, Dual and Quad PowerPC MPC7457 processor boards
  • 2 MB L3 DDR cache per CPU
  • 256 MB to 2 GB SDRAM memory
  • Standard 6U VME chassis with disk, tape and CD-ROM options
  • On-board PMC slots
  • Optional three-slot PMC expander card
  • On-board 10/100BaseT and Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • On-board RS-232 serial ports
  • Ultra SCSI PMC
  • I/O convenience panel for serial and Ethernet port access
  • A wide range of VME and PMC I/O controller options
  • Time-of-day clock/calendar with battery backup
  • Nine 32-bit programmable real-time counter/timers

PowerWorks Software :

  • PowerMAX OS real-time UNIX-based operating system
    • POSIX 1003.1, .1b and .1c
    • SVID 4.2ESMP
    • XPG4 base
  • ANSI C/C++, Fortran and Ada compilers
  • AltiVec subroutine library
  • NightStar real-time GUI development tools
  • NightGraphics with X and OpenGL
  • Application software compatibility with Power Hawk Series 600, 700 and legacy systems


  • Advanced PowerPC 7457 Processors
  • Real-Time Performance and Determinism
  • Real-Time Clock & Interrupt Module
  • Custom Engineering From Concurrent

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