Successfully deploying the next generation of Defense & Aerospace applications

Xilinx serves the aerospace and defense industry with commercial, defense, and space grade system-level solutions that span industry-leading FPGA, SoC and ACAP devices, advanced IP solutions, and the next generation of design tools.

Key Business Differentiators

  • Long heritage - serving A&D markets for over 30 years
  • Long term product support - availability to support products for a decade or more
  • Ground-air-space, Xilinx covers the largest spread of applications in A&D

Product Differentiators

  • SWAP-C reduction
  • Low latency
  • RFSoC is world’s first programmable soc with integrated ADC/DAC
  • Protection from jamming and spoofing
  • High reliability and security
  • Lower program risk and greater flexibility than all other competitive products - rapid prototyping, deployment and agility
  • Migration path across device portfolio so developers can start development and prototyping quickly with commercial-grade device families
  • Specialized defense-grade and space-grade products
  • Extended temperature ranges
    • Military temperature range: -55°C to 125°C
    • Industrial temperature range: -40°C to 100°C
    • Q temperature range: -40°C to 125°C
  • Fully leaded components in ruggedized packaging

Target Sub-Segments

  • Space and Military Satellite Communications
  • Commercial and Military Avionics
  • Missiles and Munitions
  • Radar
  • High Performance Computing
  • Wireless and Wired Military Communications

Smart bomb on the side of a fighter jet

Featured products

Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC ZCU111 Evaluation Kit

Xilinx EK-U1-ZCU104-G development kit

Spartan ®-7 FPGA SP701 Evaluation Board

Xilinx SP701 development board

Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC ZCU102 Evaluation Kit

Xilinx XLX-ZCU102 development kit

Kintex UltraScale FPGA KCU116 Evaluation Kit

Xilinx EK-U1-KCU116-G-kit development board

Artix-7 FPGA AC701 Evaluation Kit

Xilinx XIL ARTIX 7 microchip

Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC ZCU104 Evaluation Kit

Xilinx EK-U1-ZCU104-G development kit

Virtex ® UltraScale+ ™ FPGA VCU128 Evaluation Kit

Xilinx ED-U1-VCU128-G development board


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Xilinx missiles and munitions solutions: Driving integration while optimizing Swap-C with high reliability


Safety and Reliability

These flows leverage Xilinx’s extensive expertise and heritage in secure military applications.


Enabling Safety Critical Common Compute Platforms with Zynq UltraScale

Learn about the benefits and features of Xilinx’s Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoCs as a reconfigurable common compute platform with flexible and reusable software and hardware modules to satisfy airborne requirements.


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