MilSource: Techaya Selected to Provide Rugged Ethernet Switch for Electronic Warfare Pod
LOS ANGELES–March 6, 2018—MilSource, the exclusive US distributor of Techaya’s compact, ruggedized switching and routing solutions, today announced that a major defense contractor selected Techaya to provide a modified commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) ultra-compact Ethernet switch for an aircraft-mounted electronic warfare pod.
Techaya will provide a customized, eight-port unmanaged Fast Ethernet switch to connect and manage traffic between sensors and compute resources that will adhere to the contractor’s need for an ultra-compact switch that stands up to reliability standards in harsh environmental conditions.
“The size, weight, and power consumption (SWAP) and reliability of the Techaya line of ruggedized Ethernet switches has made them a popular choice for electronic warfare pods throughout the defense industry,” said Ronen Isaac, general manager for MilSource. “This particular vendor came to Techaya because there was very limited space to include a switch in the pod’s footprint. We were able to make some small modifications and fit where no other MIL SPEC Ethernet switch on the market could.”
Based on the MILTECH 308, the custom switch measures 82.2 mm x 64.1 mm x 25.9 mm and weighs 130 grams. It is MIL STD 810F/G/M and 461E compliant while all ingress points meet IP68 rating.
MilSource is focused on bringing innovative, rugged, military-grade Ethernet communications solutions the military and aerospace markets for both manned and unmanned systems. MilSource is the exclusive U.S. distributor of Techaya’s MILTECH line of military-grade switching, routing and other communications solutions. For more information on MilSource or the Techaya product line, go to www.militaryethernet.com.
Techaya Inc. is a prime developer, innovator and manufacturer of military-grade, ruggedized COTS and customized IP-based communication solutions where extreme conditions and unique tactical requirements are the norm. Their MILTECH products and solutions are designed for military rugged and unique applications involving extreme environmental conditions. They are tested and certified by an external accredited laboratory for MIL-STD-810F, MIL-STD-461E, MIL-STD-1275B, MIL-STD-704A, HIK-7 and IP68. Visit www.techaya.com.