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Fault tolerant LEON3 processor licensed for new space missions

Gaisler Research AB announced that license agreements have been signed for the use of the fault tolerant LEON3 processor with Assurance Technology Corporation (US), Syderal SA (Switzerland) and Tubitak Uzay (Turkey). The LEON3 and the GRLIB IP library will be used together with the RTAX2000S FPGA from ACTEL Inc.

- "These license agreements represent yet another confirmation of the success of the fault tolerant LEON3 processor. The LEON3 processor has now been accepted for critical space missions in Europe, US and Asia," said Per Danielsson, president & CEO of Gaisler Research.

About LEON3-FT-RTAX The fault tolerant LEON3 processor in combination with the radiation tolerant ACTEL RTAX2000S FPGA presents a competitive alternative to the processors currently used by the space industry. The processor is offered in standard configurations, including a floating point unit and MIL-STD-1553, CAN or SpaceWire interfaces. The LEON3 on the RTAX2000S FPGA gives a performance that is higher than most space qualified processors currently available and at a very competitive price.

About Gaisler Research AB
Gaisler Research AB is a provider of SoC solutions for exceptionally competitive markets such as Aerospace, Military and demanding Commercial applications. The Gaisler Research's products consist of user-customizable 32-bit SPARC V8 processor cores, peripheral IP-cores and associated software and development tools. Gaisler Research solutions help companies develop highly competitive customer and application-specific SoC designs.