Advanced Gun System makers for Navy's future Zumwalt-class destroyer choose power supplies from Behlman Electronics

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., 10 June 2012. Designers of the Advanced Gun System (AGS), the a 155-millimeter main gun on the future U.S. Navy Zumwalt-class (DDG 1000), needed power supplies to energize the AGS fire-control systems. They found their solution from Behlman Electronics Inc. in Hauppauge, N.Y.

Behlman has been awarded a follow-on contract to provide Behlman DCS power supplies for the fire control systems on the DDG 1000 AGS. Behlman's model DCS1000D, DCS1000T, DCS2000D and DCS2000T are commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) power supplies that are designed and manufactured to withstand the rigors of shipboard, airborne, and mobile applications (story continues below).

These base-plate-cooled, switch-mode power supplies are designed to meet the input power requirements of MIL-STD-704 and MIL-STD-1399. BAE Systems Land & Armaments Inc. in Arlington, Va., is the AGS prime contractor.

The AGS is designed to provide fire support to troops ashore in the same way that battleships provided artillery support during World War II. The weapon can shoots its long-range with an average rate of fire of 10 rounds per minute using a water cooled barrel.

The AGS is to be mounted in a turret designed for the Zumwalt-class destroyer. The turret itself is designed to be stealthy, allowing for the entire length of the barrel to be enclosed within the turret housing when not firing. The AGS has a range as far as 63 nautical miles. Behlman DCS power supplies are an integral part of some of their fire control systems.

With input transient protection per Mil-STD-1399-1; 86 to 265 volts AC at 47 to 440 Hz, and outputs from 5 to 56 volts DC, there are power supplies in the Behlman DCS series that meet the needs of military and industrial applications.

For more information contact Behlman Electronics online at www.behlman.com.

Follow Military & Aerospace Electronics and Avionics Intelligence news updates on Twitter


Get All the Military Aerospace Electronics News Delivered to Your Inbox or Your Mailbox

Subscribe to Military Aerospace Electronics Magazine or email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest information on:


  • C4ISR
  • Cyber Security
  • Embedded Computing
  • Unmanned Vehicles

Military & Aerospace Photos

Most Popular Articles

Related Products

BiSlide® Stages

Velmex manual or motorized BiSlide positioning stage's modular design makes it highly configurabl...

Velmex XSlide™ Stages

The Velmex XSlide Assembly is a compact positioning stage highly suitable for high performance in...

Velmex VXM™ Motor Controller

Velmex VXM Controller Systems are integral components of the power systems that efficiently drive...

UniSlide® Stages

UniSlide Assemblies deliver precise movement in one, two or three dimensions with linear motion. ...

XPedite5205 | Embedded Services Router (ESR) with Cisco IOS® on an XMC/PMC Module

The XPedite5205 XMC/PMC-based Embedded Services Router (ESR) router runs Cisco IOS® Software with...

XPm2010 |3U cPCI PICMG 2.11 Power Supply with Integrated MIL-STD-461E

The XPm2010 is a PICMG 2.11 power supply that takes in a MIL-STD-704 28 VDC input voltage and pro...

XPm2020 | 3U VPX Power Supply with Integrated MIL-STD-461E Filtering

The XPm2020 is a VITA 62-compliant 3U VPX power supply that takes in a MIL-STD-704 28 VDC input v...

XPm2120 | MIL-STD-704 3U VPX VITA 62.0 Power Supply with Integrated MIL-STD-461E Filtering

The XPm2120 is a VITA 62.0-compliant 3U VPX power supply that allocates 12 V as the primary distr...

XChange3012 | 3U VPX PCIe and Gigabit Ethernet Integrated Switch with XMC and Management Support

The XChange3012 is a conduction- or air-cooled 3U VPX module that provides both PCI Express and E...

XChange3013 | 3U VPX Gigabit Ethernet Switch with Optional Layer 2 Switching and Layer 3 Routing Management Support

The XChange3013 is a conduction- or air-cooled, 3U VPX Ethernet switch module. The XChange3013 pr...

Related Companies

A-FLEX

Provides customized Printed Circuit Board fabrication in California. The entire process can be customized according t...

Velmex Inc

Manufactures linear and rotary motion-control positioning equipment for scientific, research, photonics, machining an...

TASC Technical & Assembly Services Corporation Electronic Equipment Manufacturing

Electronic Manufacturing sub-contractor. Circuit Board assembly, Cable Assembly, Wire Harness Assembly, Box Build Ass...

Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions

About Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions (CWDS) is a long established techno...

United Electronic Industries Inc

UEI is a leader in the PC/Ethernet data acquisition and control, Data Logger/Recorder and Programmable Automation Con...

Crane Aerospace & Electronics

When failure is NOT an option...rely on Crane Aerospace & Electronics. We supply high-density, high-reliability c...

A'n D Cable Products Inc

A'n D Cable Provides Data Center Racks, Cabinets, Zero U Rack Management including cable management, copper Cat5E/Cat...

MERITEC

Signal integrity leaders and preferred vertically integrated manufacturer of high-performance electrical and electron...

Aerospace Optics Inc

Aerospace Optics has long been recognized as an innovator in the aerospace industry. The company's VIVISUN line of ru...

Master Bond

For over 35 years, Master Bond has been supplying aerospace and defense manufacturers with custom formulated compound...
Wire News provided by   

Press Releases

Model INCX-4001

The INCX-4001 consists of a high quality audio transceiver specifically designed to implement a complete fiber optic intercom.

Model PS-1210

The PS-1210 is a 1A, 12VDC stand-alone or rack mountable non-switcher (no RF noise) power supply.

Model OS-3121

Optical switches are utilized to disconnect, bypass and reroute fiber optic communications. All of these optical switches are purely optical path, there is no optical to e...

Webcasts

New Design Tools That Help You Develop Radar That Sees the Un-seeable and Detects the Undetectable

Xilinx EW/ISR System Architect, Luke Miller, has new tricks and he’s going to tell you all about them in a new Xilinx Webinar—for free. His Webinar will cover new ways to implement Radar functions including ...
Sponsored by:

All Access Sponsors


Mil & Aero Magazine

July 2015
Volume 26, Issue 7
file

Download Our Apps



iPhone

iPad

Android

Follow Us On...



Newsletters

Military & Aerospace Electronics

Weekly newsletter covering technical content, breaking news and product information
SUBSCRIBE

Cyber Security

Monthly newsletter covering cyber warfare, cyber security, information warfare, and information security technologies, products, contracts, and procurement opportunities
SUBSCRIBE

Defense Executive

Monthly newsletter covering business news and strategic insights for executive managers
SUBSCRIBE

Electronic Warfare

Quarterly newsletter covering technologies and applications in electronic warfare, cyber warfare, optical warfare, and spectrum warfare.
SUBSCRIBE

Embedded Computing Report

Monthly newsletter covering news on embedded computing in aerospace, defense and industrial-rugged applications
SUBSCRIBE

Unmanned Vehicles

Monthly newsletter covering news updates for designers of unmanned vehicles
SUBSCRIBE