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North Atlantic Industries specializes in providing configurable embedded solutions using Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) electronics, modularity, and open standards. Our state-of-the-art factory enables rapid design, development, and delivery of field-tested products that are built to withstand harsh environments. Our modular solutions are highly cost-effective, with minimal engineering fees and shorter lead times.

Our products are designed to support various firmware programmability and applications, delivering reliable performance even in challenging conditions. You can further customize our products by loading your own firmware and software. Our top-tier engineering support team is dedicated to resolving issues efficiently, ensuring your project stays on track. Choose NAI for your next project and experience our commitment to excellence.

Rugged Design for Harsh Environments

Our products are designed to operate in the harshest environments and are an ideal choice for customers seeking off-the-shelf availability with field-proven survivability. We take a bottom-up approach to ruggedization, designing, assembling, and testing our products with the end user in mind.

At our state-of-the-art board assembly operation, we handle increasingly complex boards with uncompromising quality, ensuring complete component traceability down to the individual PCB serial number. We use the best inspection technologies and meticulous quality criteria to ensure that every solder joint is perfectly formed. We then apply best-in-class conformal coat and underfill practices to protect the integrity of the circuit. Our automated Environmental Stress Screening (ESS) testing ensures that every unit is ready to perform in harsh conditions.

Choose our rugged products for reliable performance in even the toughest environments.

Cybersecurity & Anti-Tamper (AT)

NAI's Configurable Open Systems Architecture™ is designed and manufactured in the USA with a strong emphasis on cybersecurity. Our products come with built-in protection against cyber threats, including a Hardware Root of Trust that leverages AES-256 and SHA-3, the highest levels of US Government-approved cryptographic algorithms. With our comprehensive security options, customers can be confident that their systems are protected from intrusion at all times, from power on to power off.

Trust NAI to provide secure and reliable solutions for all your engineering needs.

American OEM

Design. Manufacture. Test.

We are a small business registered with ITAR and certified for compliance with CMMC, AS9100, and ISO 9001, providing vertically integrated services to meet the needs of US Prime Contractors. All NAI products are manufactured and tested in the USA, ensuring quality and reliability.

Our 90,000 SF production facility in New York features a full Surface Mount Technology (SMT) assembly operation, inspection, product assembly, testing, and repair service. We also have a machine shop on site, which includes a state-of-the-art Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining center, for quick-turn prototyping and production builds. Our mission is to provide configurable Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) products that are manufactured and tested for a quick-turnaround tailored solution.

As an independently owned small business, we offer a unique and personalized approach to serving our customers. Choose NAI for your next embedded electronics project and experience the benefits of working with an experienced and trusted partner.

ITAR Registered
International Traffic in Arms Regulations

Non-Traditional Defense Contractor
Certified Small Business Offering COTS, MOSA, SOSA™, FACE®

AS9011 Rev D & ISO9001: 2015 Certified

Flight Certification Support

Many of our rugged embedded products are suitable for aviation and aerospace applications that require FAA or EASA flight certification. Our modular designs have undergone extensive field testing, providing thousands of flight hours to the COSA® product family. For many of our boards and modules, we have produced certification artifacts and undergone SOI audits with customers or Designated Engineering Representatives (DERs) to support their customer flight certification efforts. We can also take additional products or functions through the pathway to certification, as needed for your program.

Since each configuration and customer requirement is unique, we recommend speaking to an NAI representative to learn more about our flight certification support services.

Breadth of Expertise

At NAI, we are dedicated to delivering innovative and reliable solutions to meet the evolving demands of our customers. With extensive experience and expertise in I/O, Ethernet and Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN), PWM motor control, flight control and mission computing, data concentrators, and video processing, we are committed to providing our customers with the best possible solutions and support.

Contact us today to learn more about how our expertise can help you meet your technical requirements.

Kickstart Development Tools

NAI offers kickstart development tools to simplify your project process, including a soft panel for connectivity testing, an interactive API guide, and sample code. Our tools make it easy to integrate our solutions and get started quickly.

The soft panel provides real-time monitoring, the API guide offers step-by-step instructions and code examples, and the sample code demonstrates common use cases. Contact us to learn more about how we can help you achieve your goals efficiently using our kickstart development tools.

Technology Agnostic Toolset

NAI offers a technology-agnostic toolset to customers in the aerospace, commercial aviation, and US prime contractor industries. Our architecture provides unparalleled flexibility, allowing customers to select the hardware and software that best suits their needs. Customers can use their preferred operating system, including VXWorks, Deos, Linux, GreenHills, Windows, or their own OS. Integrators have complete control over their platform and application software and can even mix and match our boards and power supply products with third-party SOSA™ products on an open VPX backplane. With support for multiple operating systems and a range of processor options, NAI provides a flexible solution for customers who need to remain adaptable to future technology changes.

North Atlantic Industries and Xilinx Partnership
  • Intel® i7-3517 (i7 Gen 3)
  • Intel® E3-1505L (i7 Gen 6)
  • Intel® E-2276ME (i7 Gen 7)
  • Intel® 1185GRE (i7 Gen 11)
North Atlantic Industries and Xilinx Partnership
  • Xilinx® Zynq 7015 ARM® Cortex®-A9 Dual or Single
  • Xilinx® Zynq Ultrascale+ ARM® Cortex®-A53 Dual or Quad
North Atlantic Industries and Xilinx Partnership
  • NXP® / Freescale LS1046A ARM® Cortex®-A72 Quad Core
  • NXP® / Freescale LS2160A ARM® Cortex®-A72 16 Core
  • NXP® / Freescale P2041 e500mc Quad Core
  • NXP® / Freescale T2080 e6500 8 Thread, Quad Core
Customizable Solutions with COSA® Architecture

Our COSA® electronic architecture enables customers to integrate their own logic or firmware into the FPGA of an embedded electronic solution. This offering reduces latency, improves anomaly detection, and enhances time-sensitive networking capabilities. Deterministic Ethernet is fully supported by COSA, ensuring reliable and minimal-delay data transmission. This feature is crucial for aerospace applications where every second counts. Whether you need fast data processing or real-time communication, COSA's FPGA flexibility can meet your requirements. With COSA, you can customize your electronic solutions to meet the specific needs of your aerospace projects.

NAI Customer-Specified Logic in Firmware Diagram
Model-Based Systems Engineering

NAI provides Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) solutions to aerospace, commercial aviation, and US prime contractors. Our team uses the CAMEO software platform to seamlessly integrate system requirements, software, and API interactions for a comprehensive view of the systems platform. By implementing MBSE, we create a configurable architecture of embedded electronic systems that meets even the most stringent customer criteria. Our MBSE solutions streamline development processes, reduce costs, and ensure on-time and within-budget product delivery. Contact NAI today to explore how our MBSE solutions can help your organization achieve its goals.

NAI Model Based Systems Engineering Diagram

Thermal Management

NAI offers advanced thermal management solutions for challenging and rugged applications. With our conduction- and convection-cooled system options, we can provide customized solutions to meet your specific needs. Our mechanical engineering team develops solutions that minimize the risk of component failure caused by overheating.

Customers rely on NAI's embedded electronic hardware for its high quality, exceptional performance, and strong commitment to satisfaction. Our thermal management solutions deliver increased reliability, improved performance, enhanced safety, and reduced maintenance costs.

Choose NAI for your thermal management needs to minimize the potential for thermal issues in your platforms and ensure reliable operation in even the most demanding environments.

Program Management

NAI's program management team provides end-to-end product lifecycle management, from design to manufacture and integration, with a dedicated customer point of contact for all support disciplines. Our program management engineers have extensive experience in the military or with US Prime Contractors. We use Oracle Agile product lifecycle management software to ensure rigorous configuration management, including strict ECO processes and parts traceability.

Choose NAI as your partner to accelerate your time to mission with unrivaled support throughout the product lifecycle.

Configuration Management

NAI offers kickstart development tools to simplify your project process, including a soft panel for connectivity testing, an interactive API guide, and sample code. Our tools make it easy to integrate our solutions and get started quickly. The soft panel offers real-time monitoring, the API guide offers step-by-step instructions and code examples, and the sample code demonstrates common use cases. Contact us to learn how we can help you achieve your goals efficiently.

Lifecycle Management

North Atlantic Industries produces high-performance COTS products based on standard industry platforms, with lead times that are a fraction of those in the semiconductor industry. We recognize that application stability and predictability are critical for the mission-critical systems we support, and we are committed to maintaining Form, Fit, and Function in all of our product lines.

Our modular architecture promotes the sharing of common modules and components across our product lines, allowing us to combine volume requirements and ensure robust and dependable material pipelines. If your program needs additional oversight beyond our high standards, we offer custom service offerings tailored to meet your configuration management needs.

NAI's Configuration Management Service provides additional coverage to manage the risk of potential supply disruptions, future technology insertion, and 10-20+ years of standard support. These options include:

  • Configuration Control & Approval
  • Long-term Manufacturing Support
  • Advanced Component Procurement
  • Long-Term Nitrogen Component Storage

Choose NAI for your COTS/COSA needs and leverage our expertise and resources to ensure the success of your mission-critical projects.