Thompson Software Solutions

SAN JOSE, California & ATLANTA, Georgia – January 9, 2024 – Lynx Software Technologies (Lynx), a leader in the development of foundational, open architecture software solutions for the Mission Critical Edge, today announced the acquisition of Thompson Software Solutions, LLC. (TSS), a provider of software development, engineering, and integration solutions to mission-critical aerospace and defense (A&D) platforms, spanning military and commercial fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, commercial space flight, hypersonic platforms, and command-and-control systems. Its customers include the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), prime integrators, A&D original equipment manufacturers, and commercial space companies.

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Software Architecture and Design

Our partners trust the expertise of our team to provide modern solutions with architecture and detailed design for successful development, test, deployment of products with all applicable certifications. The capabilities we provide enabled fieldable products trusted by the end users.

Avionics & Mission Software

TSS has rich experience in bare metal and RTOS hosted operational flight programs and mission systems applications.  We employ industry standards like ARINC 653, MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429 and other US Government and Commercial FAA standards for avionics and flight software associated with Integrated Modular Avionics environments. We excel at blending the power of safety critical avionics with modern, high performance mission systems enabling rapid capability insertion and technology upgrades. We have a wealth of knowledge in aircraft and spacecraft flight software achieving safety certifications with high pedigree.

Open System Architecture

Our staff were part of the inception and maturation of multiple open standards and know how to leverage each standard. Some of the open standards we have had the most significant influence on are the following:

  • Open Mission Systems (OMS)

  • Universal Command and Control Interface (UCI)

  • Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™)

  • Common Open Architecture Radar Program Specification (COARPS)

  • Hardware Open Systems Technologies (HOST)

  • Sensor Open System Architecture (SOSA™)


Simulation & Training

Our teams have led multiple Live, Virtual, Constructive events and understand the details of the network and configuration needed for distributed mission operations. Leveraging available tools and standards like Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS), we provide creative solutions for this critical capability. Our staff were part of the creators of the new F-35 Embedded Training product line. We are passionate about providing meaningful simulation capabilities that maximize real, tactical software enabling rapid transition to fieldable capabilities on platforms.

Labs & Rapid Prototyping

We believe in prototyping early and often to meet the evolving demands of our partners. We have built pristine demonstration facilities enabling multi-domain operations across multiple platforms to building, certifying, and operating state of the art aircraft hardware in the loop laboratories (HWILs).

Cyber Security & Network Architecture

We have seasoned network architects with experience across all domains of the the JADC2 battlespace with cybersecurity at the forefront. Network knowledge is vital to getting data between distributed disparate systems and our team has proven experience in live exercises to solve the toughest problems.

DevSecOps & Agile Methodologies

Modern software development practices are at the heart of what we do to achieve quality products with traceability to meet our partners’ demands. We coach others to achieve their digital transformation objectives and always keep up with the pace of the ever changing greatest practices in this environment

Maintenance, Sustainment & Data Analytics

TSS provides several application services in helping keep your aircraft operation at optimal performance. The services offered range from post flight analysis to real-time monitoring of onboard systems. With data analytics expertise on staff, we can help customers advance to the latest predictive maintenance techniques and meet CBM+ objectives.
  • Aircraft Debriefing
  • Fault Detection / Fault Isolation 
  • Structural Health Monitoring & Engine Monitoring
  • Software Loading (ARINC 615a, MIL-STD-1553, TFTP)
  • Databus Test Points, IBIT Execution and Reporting

About Us

Founded in 2004 with locations in Atlanta, GA and Fort Worth, TX, the Thompson Software Solutions team understands what is required to develop, integrate, test, and deploy software with a safety-critical pedigree while meeting the challenges of modernization and digital transformation. As a small business of proven and dedicated employees, we take pride in our ability to react quickly and produce quality solutions to difficult technical challenges. We work with partners to find the right path to meet operational needs while future-proofing systems with portability and sustainment considerations to ensure next-generation success.

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Thompson Software Solutions, Inc.

Georgia Office:
3100 Cumberland Blvd. SE
Suite 1480
Atlanta, GA 30339

Texas Office:

669 Airport Fwy
Hurst, TX 76053

(800) 294-0377