Software Architecture

Missile defense, military intelligence, and sometimes science data collection efforts require customized software engineering solutions. SDL specializes in ISO-certified software development and our engineering services include entire spaceflight systems, responsive space functionality, individual module development, and consulting. Because SDL is a UARC, our solutions are Government-owned and avoid conflict of interest issues.


  • Open Standard
  • Agile practices
  • Full service documentation and training
  • Computer-based training (CBT)
  • Services Include:
    • Process improvement
    • Requirements development
    • Technical coordination
    • Advisement
    • Development
    • Independent verification and validation
    • Ground support equipment development
    • Data post processing



Processing & Display Software

VANTAGE™ is SDL’s leading tactical imagery exploitation software suite.


Distributed Common Ground System

SDL delivers customized ground stations, the modular VANTAGE™ software suite, and data link interface products to support the unique needs of the DoD’s DCGS programs for the Air Force, Navy, Army and Marine Corps.


Rapid Processing & Display Software

SDL’s Slingshot software enables rapid, integrated development of a customized screener using standard interfaces.


Processing & Display Software

EarthView architecture provides customized screening solutions for real-time tactical imagery. The EarthView design uses a multi-INT database with a single-window 3-D display and incorporates tactical imagery with terrain elevation maps and geo-rectified national satellite imagery.