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PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 1, 2003

CPU CPU
 in full central processing unit

Principal component of a digital computer, composed of a control unit, an instruction-decoding unit, and an arithmetic-logic unit.
 Technology, Inc. (www.cputech.com) today announced that it is going to apply its commercial SoC (System-on-a-Chip) technology to modernize a critical component for the Integrated Warfare The conduct of military operations in any combat environment wherein opposing forces employ non-conventional weapons in combination with conventional weapons.  Systems Organization of the U.S. Navy. CPU Tech is developing a replacement digital signal processor A digital signal processor (DSP) is a specialized microprocessor designed specifically for digital signal processing, generally in real-time computing. Characteristics of typical Digital Signal Processors
  • Designed for real-time processing
 for the guidance section computer of the STANDARD Missile The Standard Missile is a type of surface-to-air missile (SAM) originally developed for the United States Navy (USN). The SM-1 was developed as a replacement for the RIM-2 Terrier and RIM-24 Tartar systems deployed in the 1950s on a variety of USN ships.  2 Block IIIB missile, a primary ship defense weapon system of the U.S. Navy and several allied countries.

"This effort is focused on solving the component obsolescence ob·so·les·cent  
adj.
1. Being in the process of passing out of use or usefulness; becoming obsolete.

2. Biology Gradually disappearing; imperfectly or only slightly developed.
 problem of STANDARD Missile guidance section computers. Our SoC technology will also provide a secondary benefit of potentially increasing capability and reliability to the STANDARD Missile," stated Gail Walters, Chief Business Officer of CPU Tech.

CPU Tech is working with Raytheon Missile Systems Raytheon Missile Systems Company is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, its president is Louise Francesconi. Formerly, known as Hughes Missile Systems Company before acquired by Raytheon Company

The division's products include:
 of Tucson, AZ, who is the original equipment manufacturer of the STANDARD Missile.

"Combining CPU Tech's commercial SoC Technology with Raytheon's missile expertise gives us the best of both worlds," said Captain Mick Outten, the Navy Program Director for the Integrated Warfare Systems. "Integrating CPU Tech SoC gives us access to the latest commercial technology economically. CPU Tech's unique approach to SoC solves the obsolescence problems that continually plague these large complex systems."

About CPU Technology, Inc.

CPU Technology, Inc. develops compatible, next generation solutions for the high-end market. The company has created patented automated electronic system design and verification technology and methods that radically reduce the cost and time required to bring next generation technology to high end system designs. Through the application of System-on-a-Chip technology, CPU Tech reduces system size, weight and power usage while dramatically reducing the number of components in the system and eliminating reliance on components that are or may become obsolete. Cost-effective modernization processes improve reliability, ensure long-term availability and support, improve functionality and preserve the customer's investment in valuable software. CPU Tech is a privately held company privately held company

A firm whose shares are held within a relatively small circle of owners and are not traded publicly.
 founded in 1989. It is headquartered in Pleasanton, California Pleasanton, nicknamed "P-town"<ref name="">Ptown (Pleasanton) Bike Advocates Meeting, East Bay Bicycle Coalition website, August 14, 2007, retrieved August 17, 2007, is a city in Alameda County, California and was incorporated in 1894.  and has offices in Reston, VA and Layton, UT. The Carlyle Group holds an equity position in the company. Additional information can be found at www.cputech.com.
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