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Aitech Joins The Open Group SOSA™ Consortium To Assist in Development of Interoperable Military Technologies

Membership now approaches 100 industry leaders
Chatsworth, Calif. September 2020 – Aitech Systems, a leading provider of rugged board and system level solutions for military, aerospace and space applications, has joined The Open Group Sensor Open Systems Architecture™ (SOSA) Consortium.  With the goal of creating a common framework for transitioning sensor systems to an open systems architecture, the SOSA Consortium is based on key interfaces and open standards established by an industry-government consensus.
“We are very pleased that Aitech has joined The Open Group SOSA Consortium as our newest member”, said Judy Cerenzia, VP of Forum Operations at The Open Group.  “We welcome their expertise and look forward to their contributions to the SOSA Technical Standard and Business Strategy as we continue to evolve the SOSA ecosystem.”


By joining the SOSA Consortium, Aitech will contribute its rugged plug-in modules and systems design expertise to help define desired capabilities in Modular Open Systems Approaches (MOSA).  The development of SOSA aligned products will accelerate the development of embedded computing technologies, including more advanced cybersecurity, improved SWaP-C and other capabilities that defense organizations need to build ever more capable equipment.

Aitech will provide customers with both hardware and software solutions that are SOSA aligned for use in the next generation of defense programs.  Building to a common standard allows the company to focus on enhancing the functionality of its defense products, and less on equipment interoperability or integration issues.  Aitech will focus on plug-in modules, inter-module interactions, security and small form factors, in addition to other technology platforms that will be evaluated for future implementations.

“The sharing of technological innovations among member companies is a critical component to the success of today and tomorrow’s military systems. The more we can collaborate, the better defense systems will be,” said Duc Huy Tran, VP global marketing for Aitech Systems. “With a basis for a common infrastructure and a sound method of interoperability, the SOSA Consortium provides the framework for Aitech, and all member companies, to reduce integration costs as well as development time and risk.”

As a technology leader, Aitech invests in next generation single board computers (SBCs), GPGPU products, graphics XMCs, communication and I/O cards, Ethernet switches and power supplies as well as system level products to provide its customers with a large selection of open-standard hardware architectures for rugged applications. The company brings more than 37 years of extensive expertise in designing and manufacturing cutting-edge open standards and custom defense and space electronics solutions.

For more information please call 888-Aitech-8 (888-248-3248), visit or e-mail

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About The Open Group:

The Open Group is an international vendor and technology-neutral consortium upon which organizations rely to lead the development of technology standards and certifications, and to provide them with access to key industry peers, suppliers, and best practices. The Open Group provides guidance and an open environment in order to ensure interoperability and vendor-neutrality.

Further information on The Open Group can be found at

About The Open Group SOSA™ Consortium:

The SOSA™ Consortium is creating open system reference architectures applicable to military and commercial sensor systems and a business model that balances stakeholder interests. The architectures employ modular design and use widely supported, consensus-based, nonproprietary standards for key interfaces. The SOSA Consortium enables government and industry to collaboratively develop open standards and best practices to enable, enhance and accelerate the deployment of affordable, capable, interoperable sensor systems. For more information about The Open Group SOSA Consortium, please visit

About Aitech Systems:

In business for more than three decades, Aitech is one of the world’s first, independent, open systems architecture, COTS/MOTS innovators offering open standards-based boards and integrated computing subsystem products, with customization services for rugged and severe environment, military, aerospace and space applications…i.e. products for Air, Land, Sea and Space. For more information, please visit

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