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Frontgrade Technologies is the largest provider of analog and radiation hardened technology for the United States aerospace and defense industry. We make the impossible possible with customized solutions for the entire signal chain, from aperture to digital conversion.

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From outer space to the depths of the ocean and everywhere in between, our innovative solutions contribute to mission assurance for the defense, space and satellite, security, and medical industries.

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Veritas Capital Completes Previously Announced Acquisition
Veritas Capital Rebrands CAES Space Systems as Frontgrade Technologies
Veritas Capital announced today the rebranding of its portfolio company, CAES Space Systems, to Frontgrade Technologies, thus also confirming the completion of its previously announced acquisition of the company from CAES.
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Frontgrade's High Speed Low Voltage Differential Signaling Receives QML-V Approval from Defense Logistics Agency
Frontgrade has attained the Defense Logistics Agency Qualified Manufacturers List Class V rating for the high speed Low Voltage Differential Signaling.
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New Frontgrade, IAR Systems Partnership Brings NOEL-V Support to IAR Embedded Workbench
IAR Systems and Frontgrade partnership is another example of progress toward global adoption of RISC-V in space missions.
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Frontgrade's Quad-Core LEON4FT on its Way to the Moon
CAES has announced that its GR740 quad-core LEON4FT SPARC V8 Microprocessor has been launched onboard the Rashid Rover on December 11 and is now heading to the moon.
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New SPSC device features unparalleled response times and highest level of space assurance
Frontgrade Launches New Smart Power Switch Controller
Frontgrade (formerly CAES) has launched the new Smart Power Switch Controller (SPSC) designed for the harshest space missions and offering extensive fault detection, isolation and recovery capabilities (FDIR) in a single package.
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Frontgrade Wins Contracts for Development of Next-Generation, Octa-Core, user-selectable CPU for Space
Frontgrade (formerly CAES) has won multiple contracts with the European Space Agency (ESA) for the development of the GR765 System-on-Chip (SOC), the first user selectable CPU for space.
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Frontgrade's Quad-Core LEON4FT Processor Selected for European Next-Generation Star Sensors
Frontgrade (formerly CAES) has signed a multi-year contract with Jena-Optronik to deliver flight grade GR740 quad-core LEON4FT SPARC V8 Microprocessor devices for its next-generation sensor products.
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Frontgrade's Quad Core LEON4FT Processor Selected for Next-Generation On-orbit Servicing Spacecraft
Frontgrade's (formerly CAES) latest fault tolerant, quad-core GR740 (LEON 4FT processor) will be used in the bus avionics and robotics interface of the Mission Robotic Vehicle (MRV) Spacecraft.
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Frontgrade's Crosspoint Switch Receives QML-V Rating
Frontgrade (formerly CAES) has attained the DLA Qualified Manufacturers List Class V (QML-V) rating for its Crosspoint Switch.
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Frontgrade announces Space Grade Qualification of Quad Core LEON4FT Microprocessor
Frontgrade's (formerly CAES) Fault Tolerant GR740 quad core LEON 4FT processor device successfully completed DLA qualification QML-V and can continue to meet some of the most demanding processing challenges of future space missions.
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Frontgrade and Ashling announce Ashling’s RiscFree™ C/C++ Toolchain for CAES’ NOEL-V® Processors
Ashling and Frontgrade (formerly CAES) announced today that Ashling’s RiscFree Toolchain will provide software development support for CAES’ NOEL-V fault tolerant RISC-V based processors.
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Frontgrade Celebrates Opening of RF Additive Manufacturing Laboratory
Frontgrade (formerly CAES) announced today the opening of its new state of the art RF additive manufacturing operations in Exeter, New Hampshire. The new laboratory provides cutting-edge 3D printed manufacturing services for next-generation aerospace and defense systems.
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Innovative Technology
Leveraging best in class bleeding edge technology and customized design techniques, Frontgrade works closely with customers to develop the best possible solutions for tomorrow’s missions.
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Manufacturing Excellence
From deep space to the depths of the ocean and everywhere in between, our innovative solutions are designed and built for the most challenging environments leveraging both proven and innovative manufacturing techniques.
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Mission Critical
Frontgrade Solutions enable the world’s most important missions. From human spaceflight and space exploration, to missile defense and electronic warfare, to healthcare solutions addressing COVID-19, Frontgrade develops and produces high performing electronic solutions that work the first time, every time.
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Agility
We empower employees, expecting broad exercise of initiative and creativity from those closest to the solution. This makes our organization agile and flexible, able to engineer solutions that best fit our customers’ exacting standards.