The Cots Revolution

Richardson, Doug
October 2002
Armada International;2002, Issue 5, p51
Presents information on embedded commercial off-the-shelf technology used in the defense industry. Significance of the mechanical design of racks and chassis for electronic sub-assemblies; Importance of defense contractors; Role of COTS hardware in the military.


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