Obsolescence, EOL, Application Lifecycle Management
With military systems' life cycles of 20 to 50 years, component obsolescence is always an issue. Now, however, OEMs are adopting more proactive Bill of Materials (BOM) management practices to lessen the impact of End-of-Life (EOL) notices.
It is likely that ruggedized MicroTCA’s target market requirements will be beyond the scope of a single specification. It is also very possible that the committee will develop a series of distinct but interrelated specifications.