Reference Implementation Guide

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Face Implementation Guide

This document is a Reference Implementation Guide to be used in conjunction with the Technical Standard for Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™) Technical Standard, Edition 2.0. It has been designed to:

  • Present best practices for development and deployment of FACE software component
  • Guide the developer through the necessary thought process in determining how FACE conformant products may be instantiated in a manner that is conformant to the FACE Technical Standard
  • Discuss the horizontal and vertical interfaces for software components residing in the FACE architectural segments
  • Supply further information on FACE Profiles, Units of Portability (UoP), the FACE Data Model, Application Frameworks, Run-times, and how Safety, Security, Health Monitoring Fault Management (HMFM), and Configuration Services may be introduced within an application based upon the FACE Technical Standard
  • Provide example implementation scenarios for typical Department of Defense (DoD) aviation capabilities