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VPT expands high-reliability, COTS line with encapsulated, 250-watt DC-DC converter

VPT expands high-reliability, COTS line with encapsulated, 250-watt DC-DC converter

BLACKSBURG, Va., 24 Feb. 2015. VPT Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI) with headquarters in Blacksburg, Va., is introducing the latest addition to the company’s high-reliability commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) product line – VPT250-2800S Series single output 250-watt isolated DC-DC converters – to meet growing power conversion needs in military vehicles, weapons, and rugged systems requiring high reliability.

Boeing to upgrade electronics in four Japan AWACS surveillance aircraft

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 23 Feb. 2015. Airborne electronics experts at the Boeing Co., will continue the process of avionics upgrades on four of Japan's wide-area radar surveillance jets under terms of a $402.8 million contract modification announced on 13 Feb.

FPGA with an integrated AFDX avionics databus for commercial aircraft offered by MEN Micro

BLUE BELL, Pa. 23 Feb. 2015. MEN Micro Inc. in Blue Bell, Pa., is introducing the CS1 field-programmable gate array (FPGA) chip with an integrated AFDX avionics databus protocol for commercial aircraft data networking.

Polytron Devices introduces 10-watt, universal input AC-DC power supplies

Polytron Devices introduces 10-watt, universal input AC-DC power supplies

PATERSON, N.J., 18 Feb. 2015. Polytron Devices engineers designed the company’s new UI10 series of 10-watt, single- and dual-output AC-DC power supply modules deliver 75 percent power supply efficiency in 2.5 x 1.75 x .75-inch encapsulated plastic cases. 

Navy chooses JBT Corp. to provide next-gen shipboard aircraft electric power plant

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J., 16 Feb. 2015. U.S. Navy aircraft experts have chosen John Bean Technologies (JBT) Corp. in Ogden, Utah, to design and build a new-generation mobile shipboard power generator for Navy and Marine Corps aircraft based on aircraft carriers and amphibious assault ships.

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