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JTRS Software Communications Architecture

There was a time not so long ago when a third person was required to complete the connection between two callers. The next communications evolution heralds every communications device, whether in the car, kitchen, or in outer space, will be a self-aware device that resources itself to meet the needs of the "caller."

JTRS SCA Features

  • SCA version 2.2.1 fully supported
  • Proven portability
  • Fully supports complex waveforms (for example, Link 16)
  • Examples of starting SCA operating environment, device manager, and their devices
  • Create SCA resources, devices, and associated extensible mark-up language (XML)
  • Supports general purpose processor, field-programmable gate array, and digital signal processor environments
  • Incorporates agile development environment for process tracking and real-time builds
  • Easy to set up and use

JTRS SCA Benefits

  • Bring SCA domain expertise into your organization
  • Facilitates waveform porting to your hardware
  • Flattens the steep learning curve with SCA CF and SDK training
  • Minimizes integration challenges
  • Substantial savings in development costs
  • Speeds up time-to-market of your product or technology


  • Software defined radio (SDR) development
  • Multiple role SDR applications development
  • Joint tactical radio system market research
  • Horizontal communications architecture deployment

Training is offered to cover the following:

  • Core framework
  • Agile development environment software development kit
  • SCA 2.2.1 overview for interface definition language and XML
  • Porting procedures
  • Environment supported by SCA core framework

*Some custom combinations may not be currently supported as of this printing; if that is the case, separate or customer-specific implementations can be discussed.

  • Windows NT/2000/XP, VxWorks, Linux, Green Hills
  • CORBA ORBs: OIS' ORBexpress 2.3.5, ACE/TAO, PrismTech's eORB


A package will be tailored to meet your needs, including professional services, training, and licensing of the CF, SDK, and ADE to ensure that your experience with BAE Systems' SCA CF product suite is productive and competitive.

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