The military arena has recently been making a strong effort to put multiple video input devices on virtually all military platforms to give war fighters and commanders alike a better view of the field of engagement. This has strained the ability of 1 Gigabit Ethernet (1GbE) to transport streams of video data so that it can be converted into usable field intelligence. This white paper looks at the rapid rise of 10 Gigabit Ethernet as the new default communications channel for military embedded computing.