Open architecture programmes gaining steam



Angus Batey
05/18/2015

To the cynical outsider, the broadening adoption of interoperable open architectures (OA) by defence-industry contractors will appear surprising. In the eyes of opponents of the arms trade, industry’s sole motivation appears to be profit - and adoption of open systems architectures looks certain to limit companies’ ability to sell big ticket items. Even those outside observers who may not oppose defence spending but consider military procurement programmes to inevitably produce...
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