The Open Group Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™) Consortium
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The Open Group Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™)

Consortium Vision

The FACE™ Consortium, an aviation focused professional group made up of industry suppliers, customers and users, will create a technologically appropriate open FACE™ architecture, standards and business model that will result in:

  • Standardized approaches & process models within avionics systems
  • Lower implementation costs of FACE™ systems
  • Standards that support a robust architecture and quality software
  • Defined interoperability within FACE™ systems and components
  • Portability of applications across multiple FACE™ systems and vendor
  • Procurement of FACE™ conformant products
  • More capabilities reaching the Warfighter faster

Consortium Mission

To realize the Vision by:

  • Developing, evolving and publishing a realistic open FACE™ architecture, standards and business model will be supported by FACE™ customers, vendors, and integrators supported by a robust industry conformance program
  • Providing the forum for industry and government to work together to develop and consolidate the open standards, best practices, any necessary guidance documents and models necessary to realize the Vision
  • Ensuring that the appropriate technical resources and management commitment are in place for the successful completion of their work
  • Operating in a fair, neutral and open manner Integrating existing and emerging standards and systems wherever possible.

The FACE™ Plato portal is the collaborative web site for the members of the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™) Consortium.

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FACE™ is a trademark of The Open Group

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Meetings  
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News Items  
30-Jan-12 FACE Technical Standard Published by The Open Group
30-Jan-12 NAVAIR, partners announce groundwork for software apps ‘store’
18-Jan-11 Northrop Grumman Hosts FACE Consortium Meeting
22-Jun-10 New airborne computing environment under development
22-Jun-10 AVIATIONWEEK.COM U.S. Navy, Army Seek Open-Airborne Computing
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2010 F2F Meeting Presentations  
08-Oct-13 (latest change) 1 Documents
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2014 FACE F2F meeting Schedule  
15-Dec-13 (latest change) 1 Documents
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Export Cert Form  
06-Mar-14 (latest change) 1 Documents
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FACE Business Guide Version 1.1  
14-Feb-12 (latest change) 1 Documents
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FACE Conformance Statement Company Review  
30-Sep-13 (latest change) 2 Documents
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FACE Consortium Policies & Procesures  
15-Oct-13 (latest change) 1 Documents
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FACE Library Approved Documents  
17-Apr-13 (latest change) 1 Documents
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FACE Public Documents  
20-Dec-13 (latest change) 4 Documents
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FACE Trademark Usage Guidelines  
19-Apr-13 (latest change) 2 Documents
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Preliminary FACE Standard - Dist A  
26-Jul-11 (latest change) 1 Documents
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Published Open Group Standard for FACE™ Reference Architecture  
28-Jan-12 (latest change) 1 Documents
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Snapshot of FACE Standard Version 2.97 - Dist A  
11-Jan-12 (latest change) 1 Documents
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Glossary  
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Contact

If you have any questions, or are interested in joining as a member, please contact the FACE™ Consortium Program Director.

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