ACAL Technology UK

Technology for Military and Defence Applications

With almost 30 years experience in the military market, ACAL Microsystems understands the challenges faced by application developers.

That’s why our world class military and avionics product line augmented by an extensive range of support services that takes our customers to market quickly and supports them throughout their entire product lifecycle.

With a portfolio of products from market leading defence and military vendors, ACAL Microsystems brings a wealth of experience and expertise to your design team.

•Industry leading military and aerospace product portfolio
•Extensive market and technology expertise
•Design-in support
•Integrated systems assembly
•Full product lifecycle management

Ruggedised COTS boards and systems

ACAL Microsystems offers a broad range of COTS boards and systems designed for a variety of environments ranging from commercial, through industrial and hazardous environments to fully rugged products designed specifically for use in defence applications.

ACAL has partnered with leading defence suppliers such as GE Intelligent Platforms, North Atlantic Industries, AMPRO and Emerson Network Power to deliver a broad range of ruggedised boards and systems that have been designed specifically for use in defence applications.

Our product line includes:

•CompactPCI and VMEbus Single Board Computers
•Small Form Factors such as COM Express and PC/104
•I/O boards developed for mil/ aero applications
•MIL-STD compliant displays and Panel PCs
•VPX I/O boards, single board computers and enclosures
•Complete ruggedised mission critical computers

Mission critical technologies from leading vendors

ACAL understands the demand of developing mission critical products, that’s why our product line is designed to offer military customers a broad choice of operating features, MIL-STD compliance, ruggedisation levels and cooling options.

Our extensive range of mission critical products enables our customers to choose best in class solutions for their defence applications. Working with the industry’s leading military technology vendors gives out customers the confidence to build systems for the most demanding environments.

•Shock and vibration resistance
•Extended temperature operation
•Conformal coating options
•Various ruggedisation levels
•MIL-STD-810 F/G and MIL-STD-202 G compliance
•Air, conduction and liquid cooled solutions

Ruggedised I/O, test, measurement and communications solutions

In addition to a range of ruggedised enclosures and single board computers, ACAL offers a broad range of I/O solutions designed to be used in military applications.

Drawing from suppliers such as GE Intelligent Platforms, North Atlantic Industries and Acromag, ACAL are able to offer high density, ruggedised I/O boards and systems for a range of defence applications, I/O communications and measurement.

•Advanced vehicle computers
•Rugged Ethernet switches
•Video tracking and image processing
•Analog/ Digital I/O, Discrete I/O, TTL I/O
•Digital to Synchro/ Resolver, Digital to LVDT/ RVDT
•ARINC429, MIL-STD-1553, CANBus

VPX technologies for next generation military applications

VPX is a significant development in military COTS technology and is likely to be the platform of choice for system developers for years to come. Due to its rugged design, support of serial switched fabrics and backward compatibility with VMEbus, VPX offers defence OEMs a straightforward migration path to next generation computing performance.

Thanks to partnerships with GE Intelligent Platforms, Emerson Network Power, North Atlantic Industries and SIE Computing Solutions, ACAL Microsystems has access to a broad range of VPX and OpenVPX products.

•3U and 6U ruggedised VPX enclosures
•Conduction, Air and liquid cooled VPX chassis
•Intel and PowerPC based VPX single board computers
•Multifunction VPX blades
•VPX test and development systems


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