News and Events

  • January 1, 2016 - GIRD Systems joins the Xilinx Alliance Program GIRD Systems, Inc. is pleased to join the Xilinx Alliance Program, a worldwide ecosystem of qualified companies collaborating with Xilinx Inc. to further the development of All Programmable technologies. For over 10 years, GIRD Systems’ engineers have developed advanced digital signal processing and waveform FPGA designs based on Xilinx products. Through our acceptance into the Xilinx Alliance Program, we have access to early training on the latest Xilinx leading edge roadmap technology and engineering certification. This means that GIRD Systems often has knowledge early in the technology cycle, and how up and coming solutions may fit our customer’s needs. Our continued growth and refinement of our extensive IP core library will be further strengthened by our partnership with Xilinx and its ecosystem. “GIRD Systems has a long history of involvement with signal processing development for military tactical waveforms and US government advanced algorithm development. If you are looking for off the shelf or custom wireless IP for high performance Xilinx FPGAs, then GIRD is the company to contact.” - John Shanton, MILCOM System Architect, Xilinx, Inc.
  • August 13, 2015 - GIRD Systems Achieves Goal of Becoming ISO9001 and AS9100 Compliant Following a plan developed early in the year and guided by a consulting Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, GIRD Systems successfully completed its goal of becoming ISO9001/AS9100 compliant. This effort was culminated by a successful internal audit and Management Review.
  • April 13, 2015 - Yuma Proving Ground Awards Jungle Comm Phase I SBIR to GIRD SystemsGIRD Systems has been awarded a Phase I SBIR to provide a reliable long range voice and data communication link for mobile personel operating deep within a triple-canopy jungle.
  • December 20, 2014 - GIRD Systems Releases Fast Fourier Transform IP Core ProductsGIRD Systems has released 12 different architectures of Fast Fourier Transform IP Cores. The various architectures support a wide range of application requirements including mixed-radix support, high transform throughput, low transform latency, and low resource utilization options.
  • October 2, 2014 - GIRD Systems Successfully Conducted Final Debrief of MUOS ProgramGIRD Systems successfully conducted the final debrief of the MUOS Waveform Portability Improvements program. GIRD successfully demonstrated cell search capabilities and models of other waveform components in addition to presenting important findings on improvements to waverform portability.
  • September 9, 2014 - Navy Awarded GIRD Systems a Phase I STTRThe U. S. Navy awarded GIRD Systems, Inc. a Phase I STTR contract to develop n alternative method for landing systems that can provide precise positioning in GPS denied environments and which leverages the existing local radio systems.
  • July 14, 2014 - GIRD Systems Awarded JTRS Compliant Waveform Phase I SBIR by U. S. Navy The U. S. Navy has awarded GIRD Systems, Inc. a Phase I SBIR contract to design, simulate, and demonstrate a new waveform for maintaining persistent connectivity between Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) and unmanned vehicles, both underwater and surface. GIRD intends the waveform to provide interference resilience while supporting high data rate links.
  • February 5, 2013 - Air Force Awards Phase II SBIR Contract to GIRD Systems The U. S. Air Force has awarded GIRD Systems, Inc. a Phase II SBIR contract to develop technology to provide for accurate time synchronization across an entire network for purposes of processing data collected at multiple computers from multiple sensors in real-time. The resulting technology is to reduce latency between a NIC (network interface card) at one location and a user application at another to less than 0.5ms with jitter less than 0.2ms.
  • May 3, 2012 – Navy Awards HF Communication Phase I SBIR to GIRD Systems The U. S. Navy has awarded GIRD Systems, Inc. a Phase I SBIR contract to develop and evaluate HF digital communication technologies in order to provide enhanced performance as compared to the current state-of-the-art embodied in MIL-STD-188-110C. The team will target an achievement of at least 25% over 110C waveforms through efforts on three fronts.
  • January 6, 2012 - GIRD Systems Profiled as a SBIR Innovation Story by the US Air Force GIRD Systems' work in developing a new direction finding algorithm for sources with unknown bandwidths and center frequencies was recently profiled by the US Air Force as an SBIR/STTR Innovation Story. The program highlights the results of our SBIR Phase II work for the Air Force Research lab for topic number AF07-217. Download a copy of the release here.
  • October 31, 2011 - US Air Force Selects GIRD Systems for SBIR Phase I Award GIRD Systems was selected by the U.S. Air Force for an SBIR Phase I award to study sub-millisecond internal LAN time synchronization. Working with researchers from the academic field, we will be working to construct a demonstration of a new methodology to synchronized nodes in a local-area network with a higher degree of accuracy.
  • March 25, 2011 - GIRD Systems Awarded Contract by Air Force Research Lab The Air Force Research Lab has awarded GIRD Systems an SBIR Phase I contract to develop and study jamming resistant communications architectures for cognitive radio networks. Working with researchers at SUNY-Binghamton, GIRD will be developing and simulating an approach to improve spectrum utilization and resistance jamming from hostile sources.
  • March 14, 2011 - Navy SPAWAR Awards Phase II Contract to GIRD Systems U.S. Navy SPAWAR has awarded GIRD Systems an additional Phase II to further study and develop technologies to remove the effects of in-band interference for UHF SATCOM systems. Our technology will allow legacy SATCOM receivers to experience improved reception of SATCOM channels even when interference is present within the band.
  • March 1, 2011 - GIRD Systems Awarded SBIR Phase I Contract GIRD Systems has been selected by U.S. Navy SPAWAR to develop technologies to mitigate the effect of interference for the Multi-User Objective System (MUOS). GIRD Systems will be building on their experience in developing innovative algorithms for RF communications including for satellite communication systems.
  • December 15, 2010 - Office of the Secretary Of Defense (OSD) Selects GIRD Systems GIRD Systems was selected to design and assess innovative methods to create cognitive cross-layer wireless networking protocols to achieve autonomous network resiliency in contested RF spectra that provides robust, spectrally-mutable wireless connectivity, operation in highly dynamic environments, and tolerance to long feedback delays.
  • December 7, 2010 - U.S. Navy Selects GIRD Systems GIRD Systems was selected to develop methods and algorithms for mitigating wideband interference in UHF SATCOM channels from sporadic unregulated RF transmission such as pirate radio and TV stations or other devices, as well as other sources, and prevent corruption of mission critical communications.
  • November 1, 2010 - U.S. Army Selects GIRD Systems GIRD Systems was selected to develop and improve the current state of radio frequency (RF) technology, specifically in the area of wideband active noise cancellation to achieve electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) between multiple friendly RF systems including Blue Force Communications and Counter Improvised Explosive Device (IED) RF Jammers with the goal to develop such technologies in a single RF system with dual functionalities of Electronic Warfare (EW) and Communications.