DO-178C Avionics Software Development

Mission Computing & Avionics  >  Safety Certification Services

Mercury Mission Systems has established a team with a wealth of experience customizing DO-178B software development solutions for avionics manufacturers across the world using first in class tools and methods that maximize efficiency while minimizing risk. The extensive knowledge of our engineers spreads the length and breadth of the software development lifecycle from design to certification and can be utilized on full or partial projects.

Our services include:

  • Custom software engineering
  • Creation of all certification evidence
  • Support through all levels of audit
  • Design and consultation
  • Test development
  • Test execution and performing Run-For-Score (RFS)
  • System integration

Our safety critical solutions significantly reduce our customers’ costs and time to market by leveraging our extensive proprietary software IP, proven safety critical software engineering methodologies, and adaptable software development tool chains. We ensure our customers receive reliable software services by using a fully documented Software Development Lifecycle to meet DO-178B Level A, which can be tailored to meet any specific requirements.

Our team of engineers has a wide range of experience using ARINC 653 architectures and Real Time Operating Systems including Green Hills Software’s Integrity tuMP, Wind River VxWorks, and DDC-I DEOS. We utilize UML, Agile Development and Scrum methodologies coupled with extensive use of “best in class” COTS development tools for the ultimate flexibility and lowest risk.

Full requirements and test traceability are maintained using the OnTime project management or DOORS tools. We also utilize various test tools including Understand, PCLint, LDRA, and Test RealTime to gain the required static and dynamic coverage analysis.

However our customers choose to utilize our dynamic software development services, the result is the same – effectively planned, properly governed, and successfully completed safety critical projects that meet stringent DO-178 guidelines.