About Us

Accipiter Systems provides architecture, design, development and test of next generation data communications systems for military, paramilitary and commercial applications.  The products that we provide our customers include systems, hardware and software, and design documentation.


We have a broad range of data communications expertise.  Accipiter Systems staff includes a core of experienced and highly trained engineers who are experts in data communications.  Further, Accipiter Systems leverages a team of consultants who provide assistance in other areas as required.  Staff areas of expertise include:

  • Quality of Service (QoS) Quantitative and Qualitative
  • QoS Interworking
  • LAN Emulation
  • Switch Control Processor, High-Speed Backplane, Fabric and Network Interface Card Design
  • Connection-oriented/Connectionless
  • Network Management
  • Traffic Management
  • Traffic Shaping
  • Securing Data At-Rest and In-Transit

In our development engineering approach, we start with requirements and proceed through the development process. This process includes the following stages:

  • Requirements
  • Architecture
  • Hardware and Software Design
  • Hardware and Software Development
  • Prototype Fabrication
  • Hardware and Software Test
  • Hardware/Software Integration
  • EMI/Thermal Scans
  • Design Complete
  • Final Bill of Materials
    Regulatory Approvals
  • Customer Ship

Accipiter Systems is proficient in the use of several engineering development tools which are used for system design.  These include:

  • Systems Analysis and Structured Design Tools
  • Viewlogic (DxDesigner 050), ORCAD, GEDA Schematic Capture Tools
  • Allegro CAD Tool Suite (including PCB Design HDL 220)
  • FPGA Design and Simulation Tools (Quartus, Synplicity, Synopsys, Modelsim)
  • GNU C/C++ Compiler and gdb debugger
  • Microsoft Visual C++
  • Crosstalk Calculator
  • Power System Impedance Calculator
  • Ethereal
  • Clearcase, Subversion, Perforce, CVS, and sccs Configuration Management Tools

Our management systems include:

  • Configuration Management System
  • Earned Value Management Cost Accounting System 
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