facility dedicated to the validation of the avionics and its constituents
NOTE 1 The avionics content and definition can vary from one programme to another. It includes as a minimum the platform on-board computer and platform software, the Data Handling functions, the AOCS sensors and actuators.
NOTE 2 This facility includes numerical models and/or real hardware representative of flight units. The avionics test bench is used to validate the AOCS behaviour in real-time conditions, including hardware-software interfaces.