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.
Frontgrade Gaisler and Imsys Collaborate to Integrate AI into Space Technology
The joint effort by Frontgrade Gaisler and Imsys, both Sweden-based companies, has the potential to make substantial advancements in space technology in two key areas – enhancing AI in space applications and using accelerator technology to optimize system design.View Article
LDRA and Frontgrade Gaisler Collaborate to Enhance Software Development for Critical Systems
New partnership integrates LDRA’s software analysis and testing tools with Frontgrade Gaisler’s radiation-harden microprocessors, delivering a robust computing solution for high-reliability applications.View Article
Frontgrade Technologies Acquires Aethercomm
Acquisition combines Aethercomm’s active RF power with Frontgrade’s existing antennas and multi-mission processing systems to provide integrated solutions for the most complex space and defense missionsView Article
Frontgrade Technologies on "Manufacturing Marvels"
Frontgrade Technologies was featured in a “Manufacturing Marvels” episode that showcases our employees’ expertise in building products that support breakthroughs in space exploration, avionics, and defense electronicsView Article
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.View Article
Frontgrade Products Power the European Space Agency's JUICE Mission
Frontgrade Technologies announces that its products will be used in the upcoming JUpiter ICy moons Explorer (JUICE) mission. The mission, led by the European Space Agency (ESA), will investigate the largest planet in our solar system, Jupiter, and its icy moons, in search of possible habitable environments and signs of life.View Article
Frontgrade Technologies Receives DLA’s First-Ever Organic Y Certification
The Frontgrade Technologies location in Colorado Springs has received the first Organic Class Y production assembly certification presented by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA).View Article
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.View Article
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.View Article
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.View Article
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.View Article
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.View Article
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.View Article
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.View Article
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.View Article
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.View Article
Frontgrade Announces High Density 4Tb NAND Flash Device
Frontgrade, a leading provider of mission critical electronics for aerospace and defense, has recently launched world’s first PEM Qualified 3D TLC 4Tb NAND Flash Memory for space applications. These flight units from CAES’ will help users meet the demand for mass memory storage requirements.View Article
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.
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.
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.
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.