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25-Watt DC-DC converter for military, aerospace, and high-reliability introduced by Crane

25-Watt DC-DC converter for military, aerospace, and high-reliability introduced by Crane

REDMOND, Wash., 10 Dec. 2014. Crane Aerospace & Electronics in Redmond, Wash., is introducing the Interpoint MFK series 25-Watt DC-DC converter for military, aerospace, and other high-reliability applications.

DRS/Lithiumstart partnership aims at high-reliability shipboard military energy storage

DRS/Lithiumstart partnership aims at high-reliability shipboard military energy storage

MILWAUKEE, 8 Dec. 2014. DRS Power and Control Technologies Inc. in Milwaukee is joining hands with Lithiumstart LLC in South San Francisco, Calif., to integrate technologies into high-power commercial and military energy storage applications.

Rugged 3U CompactPCI power electronics module for harsh-environment applications introduced by NAI

Rugged 3U CompactPCI power electronics module for harsh-environment applications introduced by NAI

BOHEMIA, N.Y., 8 Dec. 2014. North Atlantic Industries (NAI) in Bohemia, N.Y., is introducing the 75PS4 rugged 3U CompactPCI power electronics module for harsh-environment air, land and sea applications.

Half-brick DC-DC converters for military, mobile, and industrial uses introduced by Calex

Half-brick DC-DC converters for military, mobile, and industrial uses introduced by Calex

CONCORD, Calif., 7 Dec. 2014. Calex Mfg. Co. Inc. in Concord, Calif., is introducing the 500-Watt MXW series of wide input, high efficiency half brick DC-DC converters for military, mobile, and industrial applications.

Navy asks industry for new cable to improve deficiencies in AN/AQS-22 helicopter dipping sonar

Navy asks industry for new cable to improve deficiencies in AN/AQS-22 helicopter dipping sonar

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 4 Dec. 2014. U.S. Navy anti-submarine warfare (ASW) experts are reaching out to industry to find improved cable for the dipping sonar system on the Navy's MH-60R shipboard ASW helicopter to correct deficiencies in existing cable.

Navy considers upgrading AV-8B jump jet with small-form-factor Link 16 MIDS terminals

Navy considers upgrading AV-8B jump jet with small-form-factor Link 16 MIDS terminals

RIDGECREST, Calif., 3 Dec. 2014. The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II jump jet has provided a substantial avionics engineering challenge since the aircraft entered service in 1985. The small aircraft's tight spaces can make avionics upgrades difficult.

Crane to supply power modules for fly-by-wire system on COMAC C919 family of narrow-body aircraft

Crane to supply power modules for fly-by-wire system on COMAC C919 family of narrow-body aircraft

LYNNWOOD, Wash., 3 Dec. 2014. Avionics experts designing systems for COMAC C919 family of narrow body aircraft needed power electronics modules for the aircraft's fly-by-wire systems. They found their solution from Crane Aerospace & Electronics in Lynnwood, Wash.

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