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AFCEA West 2012: TCS launches ruggedised solid state drives

26th January 2012 - 16:02 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in San Diego


TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) has launched the new Galatea highly ruggedised solid state drive (SSD) for mass data storage.

Speaking to Shephard at the AFCEA West conference in San Diego, on 25 January, Bill Bettencourt, VP and GM of Space & Component Technology at the company said 'the requirement for ruggedisation is quite high, as is [the requirement] for smaller systems with less weight'.

'The thing that makes us different is our highly ruggedised capability. Ours  are solid state drives [SSDs] because of the environment that we have to operate in,' he said, and explained that there are no mechanics within

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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