Space AVionics Open Interface aRchitecture ( is an initiative to federate the space avionics community and to work together in order to improve the way that the European Space community builds avionics sub-systems.

The objectives are:

  • To reduce the schedule and risk and thus cost of the avionics procurement and development, while preparing fo the future
  • To improve competitiveness of avionics suppliers
  • To influence standardisation processes by standardising at the right level in order to get equipment interchangeability (the toplogy remains specific to a project)
  • To define the governance model to be used for the products, generic specifications, interface definition of the elements being produced under the SAVOIR initiative.
Updated on: 08/02/2017
Created on: 25/08/2015
Owner: ESA


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