Welcome to Episode 47 of the third series of The Weekly Defence Podcast. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and more.
New ruggedised computer caters for extreme environments
US-based Systel introduced a new rugged computing solution for extreme environments during the recent AUSA 2021 exhibition in Washington DC.
Sidewinder-Byte is an ultra-ruggedised and compact general computing device featuring extreme SWaP and cost optimisation.
It functions in temperatures ranging from -40C to +75C and features an unlimited deployment capability. This solution can be added to a large range of defence systems including ground, air and naval manned and unmanned platforms.
Michael Ponder, programme manager for Systel, explained to Shephard that Sidewinder-Byte has an open architecture design compliant with Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) standards that allows the addition of modules as well …
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