E-Systems/ECI Division has developed a fiber optic based broadband communications bus for application to ground airborne and shipboard Command Control Communication Intelligence (C31) platforms. The system is based on a linear low noise fiber optic backbone bus with up to 3 GHz bandwidth and interface modules which allow voice (PABX) data and video to be handled and switched in one common media. This concept greatly reduces the complexity of system integration and deployment while decreasing the system weight.
John C. Bagg,
Jack I. Ohlhaber,
"Fiber optics in a broadband bus architecture", Proc. SPIE 1369, Fiber Optic Systems for Mobile Platforms IV, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24825; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.24825