Lockheed Martin Selects Concurrent iHawk for Real-Time Simulation Host

3/17/2005 - Concurrent Computer Corporation (NASDAQ: CCUR), a leading provider of integrated computer solutions for mission-critical applications, announced that its high-performance iHawkTM multiprocessor systems running Concurrent’s real-time RedHawkTM Linux® operating system and its ImaGenTM image generation (IG) solution will be used by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). Lockheed Martin was chosen by the U.S. Navy to develop and build a new fleet of presidential US101 helicopters. Concurrent’s high-performance iHawk multiprocessor system will serve as the real-time simulation host in the building of the fleet.

The iHawk is Concurrent’s high-performance, PCI-based, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) computer platform for time-critical data acquisition, simulation, and industrial systems applications. At the heart of each iHawk system is Concurrent's RedHawk Linux real-time operating system. Compatible with the popular Red Hat® Linux distribution, RedHawk Linux features high I/O throughput, fast response to external events, and optimized interprocess communication. Concurrent’s iHawk platform is used by leading aerospace and defense companies worldwide. A proven, reliable platform, the iHawk is a platform to simulate real-world missions for the purpose of pilot flight training, weapons training, battle mission planning, driving simulation, and visual systems.

Concurrent’s ImaGen platform features the latest, industry-standard components from leading graphics suppliers, ensuring that application developers will have access to the best possible COTS IG solutions. ImaGen servers feature multiple Intel® XeonTM or AMD OpteronTM processors and a range of tower or rackmount enclosures. Typical ImaGen imaging applications include civil and military simulation, mission planning, homeland security, scientific and medical visualization, architectural design, energy exploration and entertainment.

iHawk systems also support Concurrent's powerful set of NightStarTM development tools. Users can schedule, monitor, debug, and analyze their real-time applications on iHawk multiprocessor systems or remotely from a desktop PC or laptop. Each tool runs on the iHawk target system in a non-intrusive manner, thus preserving the deterministic characteristics of the real-time application. NightStar tools are specifically designed to allow integrators to intelligently identify problems early in the project life cycle – and correct them faster.

“We congratulate Lockheed Martin in the win of a fiercely competitive contract bid,” said Warren Neuburger, Concurrent Chief Operating Officer. “We are honored that Lockheed has once again chosen Concurrent to deliver the highly deterministic technology solutions required for such mission-critical applications and are proud that our real-time solutions play a role in support of our national defense.”

For more information about Lockheed Martin, please visit www.lockheedmartin.com.

About Concurrent
Since 1966, Concurrent (www.ccur.com), headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, has been a premier provider of solutions that fulfill real-time expectations for commercial and government markets. The company’s high performance computing solutions and software are utilized in strategic market areas that include hardware-in-the-loop and man-in-the-loop simulation, process control, and data acquisition. Concurrent is also a recognized leader in the digital cable market, with Video-On-Demand systems deployed worldwide by major broadband operators. Its proven technology is based on open standards and provides a flexible, comprehensive and robust solution for HFC, DSL, and IP-based networks. Concurrent has nearly four decades of experience in high-performance, on-demand, mission-critical solutions and provides its best of breed solutions through offices in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

For additional company or product information from Concurrent, please contact Concurrent, 4375 River Green Parkway, Suite 100, Duluth, GA 30096. Call toll free in the U.S. and Canada at (877) 978-7363, fax (678) 258-4199. Readers can also access information through the company's Web site at www.ccur.com.

Concurrent Computer Corporation, its logo iHawk, ImaGen, NightStar and RedHawk are registered and unregistered trademarks of Concurrent Computer Corporation.

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