Database Generation System (DBGS)


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Features & Benefits

  • Custom PC using standard, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) components
  • Rapid, immediate database and airport model creation and modification
  • Material classification of SensorTexture for IR, NVG and radar simulations
  • OpenFlight terrain tile export for correlation with SAFs, hosts and other simulation systems
  • Whole Earth data set included


Physical Specs

Width: 8.7in (220mm)

Height: 17in (432mm)

Depth: 26in (660mm)

Weight: 90.0lb (with all data drives)

Color: Black with silver trim

Drive Slots: 10 external 5.25" removable drives and 1 DVD writer


115V or 230V (standard PC power)


Operating Environment

59º to 104 ºF (15º to 40ºC)
20% to 80% relative humidity
De-rate by 1ºC per 1,000 ft above MSL

Storage Environment

0º to 122ºF (-18º to 50ºC)
0% to 90% relative humidity



Typical System

Main Components

Standard Hardware Package

The EP2-DBGS workstation is a state-of-the-art PC with the following COTS components:

  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Supermicro motherboard
  • Dual eight-core Xeon processors (E5-2450)
  • 48-GB RAM
  • COTS graphics board (Sapphire Vapor-X HD 7970 GHz Edition 3 GB)
  • Dual OS hard drives (1-TB removable drives--second drive is a Ghost backup image)
  • 1-TB removable drive for the EP2 Environment data
  • Two 3-TB removable drives for data
  • Five optional removable drives for additional data storage
  • 24-in. LCD monitor, optical mouse, DVD writer

Standard Software Package

The EPX-DBGS includes a full complement of real-time modeling applications designed to maximize efficiency by allowing the user to focus on mission-specific requirements without the overhead of constant reprocessing of massive amounts of data.  The following components are standard:

  • ECT™ (Environment Creation Tool) for data management, import/export, and run-time environment integration
  • EPX WholeEarth™ Environment
  • Presagis® Creator™ for 3D modeling
  • Rockwell Collins’ ESclassify – for semi-automated sensor texture production
  • Adobe® Photoshop® CS4 for texture map manipulations
  • Global Mapper™
  • Adobe® Reader®
  • Windows® XP Professional x64

Related Documents

General Information

EP-80 data sheet



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Services & Support

Field Support Services

Our comprehensive range of support and after-sales service is key to our success. With our global locations, members of the customer service team travel the world to assist customers in getting the best from their systems.

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Tailored Services

We offer a comprehensive range of ENCORE Service Agreements which can be tailored to your needs. Available features include: full time on-site support technicians, full spares inventory positioning, management and repair services, and fixed fee annual repair services.

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Maintenance & Repair

Rockwell Collins offers a full repair service for your system. We also operate an optional advanced module exchange service on some parts.

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Spares & Parts


At Rockwell Collins we are committed to the life-cycle of your system from design and development through the extensive operational sustainment. Advancements of new technologies are something we are continuously looking at to provide additional value to our customers.

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