3U OpenVPX smart power introduced by Curtiss-Wright for military ground vehicles, aircraft, and ships

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., 29 Aug. 2011. Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems (CWCES) in Santa Clarita, Calif., is introducing a 3U OpenVPX and VPX smart power supply for deployed military applications such as ground vehicles, fixed wing aircraft and helicopters, and shipboard equipment that must operate reliably in harsh environments. The rugged power supply provides as much as 279 Watts of power. The smart power supply has integrated nuclear event detector (NED) and crowbar for radiation-tolerant applications, and a holdup circuitry that meets MIL-STD-704 and MIL-STD-1275 to protect against transients.

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SANTA CLARITA, Calif., 29 Aug. 2011. Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems (CWCES) in Santa Clarita, Calif., is introducing a 3U OpenVPX and VPX smart power supply for deployed military applications such as ground vehicles, fixed wing aircraft and helicopters, and shipboard equipment that must operate reliably in harsh environments. The rugged power supply provides as much as 279 Watts of power.The smart power supply has integrated nuclear event detector (NED) and crowbar for radiation-tolerant applications, and a holdup circuitry that meets MIL-STD-704 and MIL-STD-1275 to protect against transients.The smart power supply conforms to the 3U VPX (VITA 48.2 and VITA 62), and comes in a 1-inch pitch single-slot configuration. The module is available in conduction-cooled and Level 2 maintenance variants.

For more information contact Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems online at www.cwcelectronicsystems.com.

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