North Atlantic Industries Selected for Precision Tracking Resolver-to-Digital Converter for the M1 Abrams Tank

April 10, 2019

BOHEMIA, NY -- April 10, 2019 -- North Atlantic Industries, Inc. (NAI), a leading independent supplier of embedded electronic and computing systems, announces an initial contract award from General Dynamics Land Systems (GD) to provide a Resolver-to-Digital Convertor (RDC), Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) Mezzanine Card (PMC) (RDC PMC) for the Abrams M1A2 System Enhanced Package (SEP) Version 2 (V2) M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank. The RDC PMC converts analog resolver sine and cosine analog signals to 32-bit digital words and provides the digitized positional and velocity data to the vehicle’s Fire Control System. The NAI 74SD5 embedded PCI mezzanine card was proposed and selected for the program. The 74SD5 met all the functional, environmental, reliability and performance requirements for the RDC PMC.


"For North Atlantic Industries, our selection as the RDC PMC supplier represents a major step forward in our efforts to develop advanced solutions for a multitude of land, sea or air platforms. Our core business is providing equipment for multiple types of sense and response applications," states Lino Massafra, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for North Atlantic Industries. "The RDC PMC program will once again demonstrate and expand NAI's ability to manage complex, diverse sense and response programs and enable our customers to take advantage of NAI's innovative technology."


All work will be performed at North Atlantic Industries' Bohemia, NY facilities.


NAI is a specialized provider of embedded electronics, power supplies and computing for sense & response-intensive, military and aerospace applications. We accelerate our clients' time-to-mission with a unique approach based on our Configurable Open Systems Architecture(TM) (COSA®) that offers its customers a massively configurable open platform system unlike any others available. For over 50 years, companies like Boeing, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon have leveraged our capabilities to meet the demanding requirements of a wide range of I/O and communication-centric applications, and do so with uncompromising quality, efficiency and responsiveness. Information about NAI and its products can be found at

Voice your opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of Military Aerospace, create an account today!