Aerospace & Defense

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Solutions for Automating Mission-Critical Silicon, Software, and Optics Development

A&D companies build and deploy advanced systems that exceed mission requirements and challenging application demands, including security, safety, longevity and reliability in harsh environments from sea to space. Synopsys provides comprehensive solutions across the development lifecycle, including design and verification tools, software integrity solutions, IP, and  services. Synopsys solutions enable our customers to automate siliconoptics, and software development, optimize design for silicon manufacturing, and digitally validate a design, prior to the creation of costly physical prototypes. Synopsys’ US-based services are ITAR capable for radiation-hardened space designs. Our collaborations with Defense Prime Contractors, the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy and other agencies has enabled unique innovations in areas like security, AMS emulation and superconducting electronics.

US-based
A&D Design Services

Public Sector/
Software Security

A&D Verification

Imagine the Future with Synopsys Aerospace, Defense & Government
Imagine the future - a future where semiconductors and secure software are at the heart of smarter systems. That's the future we can help you create.

Why the Top Aerospace & Defense Companies Use Synopsys Solutions

Active participation in key standards organizations and NDIA, DARPA, and IARPA ensure our solutions and your products are compliant and leading edge

Software Security and Quality

Our comprehensive solution for integrating security and quality into the software development lifecycle (SDLC) and supply chain enables aerospace/defense companies to detect and remediate software defects and vulnerabilities early, minimizing risk and maximizing productivity.

General Services Administration (GSA)

Synopsys is a GSA approved vendor for the United States government under Information Technology (IT) Schedule 70. Our products are now available on GSA via our partnership with Sterling. The GSA helps government agencies at the federal, state, and local levels acquire smarter technology solutions from trusted partners. This contract allows Synopsys to serve government agencies faster as a pre-vetted vendor, ensuring we meet compliance and quality criteria.  

Silicon Design and Verification

Our comprehensive synthesis, debugging, and verification solutions for SoC and FPGA-based designs enable
aerospace/defense companies to deliver innovative products faster and cheaper while also meeting higher safety standards. 

Silicon IP

We provide the industry's broadest portfolio of high-quality, silicon-proven IP that is compliant with the highest standards in commercial safety,
reliability, and security. We enable companies to reduce risk and accelerate delivery of SoCs for aerospace/defense applications. 

Optical and Photonic Design Solutions

Our software solutions and consulting engineering services help aerospace/defense companies
develop high-performance, reliable, and cost-effective optical systems. 

Development and Design Services

Our expert services enable aerospace/defense companies to minimize risk, maximize productivity, and improve results.

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