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Part 2 - Overview of the Navy's Open Systems Architecture Initiatives

This video discusses the various goals of Open Systems Architecture initiatives.

Software Engineering Institute



Given the expense of our major defense acquisition programs--coupled with budget limitations stemming from the fiscally constrained environment--the Department of Defense (DoD) has made cost containment a top priority. In response, the Navy has devised and supported various Open Systems Architecture initiatives, such as the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE), which is a technical standard aimed at enhancing interoperability and software portability for avionics software applications across DoD aviation platforms.