Lynx Software Technologies has a long history of providing proven, open and reliable real-time operating systems (RTOS) and software tools for mission-critical systems.

Offering the most inherently secure and reliable design of virtually any COTS embedded OS, the LynxSecure virtualization technology, is designed to meet the highest levels of security certification, and the LynxOS-178 safety critical real-time operating system (RTOS), certified to DO-178B/C level A, demonstrate our commitment to open, modular and portable technology.

Lynx Software Technologies operating systems are proven every day in an array of mission-critical embedded applications and technology programs for the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Joint Forces.

LynxOS-178 is the only operating system to have received a Reusable Software Component certification under the FAA DO-178B/C AC 20—148 allowing customers to save substantial time and money in certifying their own products. For more details on Avionics Solutions click here


  • LynxOS – hard real-time operating system (RTOS) with POSIX® conformance and Linux® application support for ultra-reliable real-time systems.
  • LynxOS-178 - the only POSIX-conformant, DO-178B/C certifiable RTOS, used extensively in military and aerospace real-time systems.
  • LynxSecure - high-assurance Separation Kernel Hypervisor for virtualization of multicore real-time, embedded Linux® and Windows® applications