CWCDS releases rugged units for removable high-density SATA SSDs

ASHBURN, VA. Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions (CWCDS) has announced the Vortex Removable Memory Cartridge (RMC), small, rugged housing units that will ease the deployment of removable high-density SATA Solid State Drives (SSDs) in defense and aerospace applications.

“Our rugged RMCs deliver a new level of flexibility to system designers seeking a solution for removable, rugged data storage,” says senior VP and GM of , Lynn Bamford. “RMCs enable the use of standard SATA in the harshest and most demanding military environments, while enabling many years of safe removal.”

Each Vortex RMC houses a 2.5 inch SATA drive and features a 100,000 insertion cycle connector. The RMCs are available in a wide range of memory densities (up to 1 TB; 2 TB models are scheduled to be available in 2014) and include various drive types: eMLC , MLC NAND Flash, or SLC NAND Flash SSDs.

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