Aerospace, Military & Defence

New military-grade laptop PSU is 90 per cent smaller and lighter, 80 per cent lower cost

On-Systems, a young British company that specializes in innovative power supply design for harsh environments, has launched Pebble, a new COTS, rugged, EMI-silent laptop power supply for defence, avionics and mobile applications that is a fraction of the size, weight and cost of current designs. Pebble is the first in …

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Luso joins forces with AJ’s Power Source to offer range of military power solutions

Luso announce that they have signed an exclusive distribution agreement with AJ’s Power Source (AJPS) to represent their range of military grade power solutions in the UK and Ireland. This includes their leading edge design PowerGridM Military UPS systems. The PowergridM design represents the first significant technical advancement in UPS technology in over …

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Teledyne e2v is the first semiconductor manufacturer in Europe to receive MIL-PRF-38535 Class Y aerospace certification

Teledyne e2v is the first semiconductor manufacturer in Europe, and only third in the world, to be awarded the site level MIL-PRF-38535 Class Y certification from the DLA. Also known as QML Class Y, the certification is recognised as the highest guarantee of quality and reliability for ceramic, non-hermetically sealed …

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Briggs Defence wins International Safety Award

Briggs Defence has been recognised by the British Safety Council for its commitment to raising health and safety standards and safeguarding the wellbeing of its workforce. The specialist division of asset management and engineering services provider Briggs Equipment, Briggs Defence was among 623 organisations from the UK, Africa, Asia and the Middle …

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Pickering Interfaces PXI switching module selected for A-10C aircraft ground support

Pickering Interfaces, a leading provider of modular signal switching and simulation for electronic test and verification, announced that the U.S. Air Force, Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill AFB, Utah, recently awarded them a contract for a large quantity of their 6U High-Density Matrix modules (model 45-542) for the PXI …

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How soldiers power their military devices

Today’s combat soldiers can often carry up to 100 pounds (45kg) of gear, which may need to be carried through the most extreme environmental conditions for up to 48 hours or more. Here, J.D. DiGiacomandrea, applications engineering manager at military batteryspecialist Ultralife Corporation, explains the company’s pioneering involvement in the …

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Kontron and CarlisleIT announce strategic partnership for Inflight WiFi and connectivity

Now offering a “One Stop Shop” for cabin WiFi systems, installation kits and STCs  Kontron, a leading global provider of embedded computing inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFE&C) equipment, has announced a strategic partnership with Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (CarlisleIT) to provide turnkey Cabin WiFi system hardware solutions, aircraft installation kits and …

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Kontron’s ACE Flight 1600 Gateway Router brings next generation multi-network connectivity to the aircraft

Kontron, a leading global provider of embedded computing inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFE&C) equipment, has announced the addition of the ACE Flight 1600 Gateway Router to Kontron’s best-in-class and highly reliable ACE Flight product line. The ACE Flight 1600 Gateway Router is a small form factor, avionics networking platform, purpose …

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Chassis Plans launches new 7-inch rugged tablet for industrial and military applications 

Built in the USA, Chassis Plans’ new ultra-rugged MTB-7 tablet is designed for use by mobile workers in harsh environments. In a sleek package with the highest-rated protection against water, dirt, smoke and dust (IP68 and Mil-STD 810G), this new Rugged Tablet provides optimum ruggedness to support a wide range …

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Astute and Epsilor – ready for Armoured Vehicle Show, London – Booth A5

The team will be showcasing exciting mobile power technology including the new highest-energy 6T rechargeable lithium NATO batteries and a 12-volt drop-in replacement for lead acid batteries Defence procurement specialist, Astute Electronics, is joining forces with world-renowned manufacturer of mobile energy products, Epsilor, to exhibit their powerful new battery solutions …

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