SOURCE: Parvus Corporation

June 28, 2012 11:00 ET

Parvus Tactical Mobile Router Successfully Completes MIL-STD Certifications for MIL-STD-810G and MIL-STD-461F

DuraMAR 5915 Passes Extreme MIL-STD Environmental and EMI Tests Common to Airborne, Ground, Manned or Unmanned Vehicles

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - Jun 28, 2012) -  Eurotech subsidiary Parvus announces that the DuraMAR 5915, an ultra-rugged Commercial-Off the Shelf (COTS) mobile IP router subsystem based on Cisco Systems' 5915 Embedded Services Router (ESR), has successfully completed military standard qualification testing to extreme MIL-STD-810G environmental conditions, MIL-STD-461F electromagnetic interference/compatibility (EMI/EMC), and MIL-STD-1275/704 power requirements. With these certifications in place, the DuraMAR 5915 is now a pre-qualified COTS solution ready for deployment in a variety of military and aerospace applications, saving DoD prime contractors the time and expense of performing such tests on their own for government platforms.

Passing these MIL-STD compliance tests ensures that the DuraMAR 5915 can operate in harsh conditions onboard un(manned) aircraft, ground vehicles, and maritime platforms to deploy Cisco Mobile Ready Net capabilities, including data, video, and voice services virtually anywhere LAN or WAN connectivity may be required. The MIL-STD-810 parameters for testing / analysis included:

  • Operating Temperature: -40° to +71°C / -40° to +160°F 
  • Storage Temperature: -40° to +85°C / -40° to 185°F 
  • Shock: 40g Operating Shock, 75g Crash Hazard Shock
  • Random Vibration: Jet, Helicopter and Tracked Vehicle Test Profiles
  • Humidity: Up to 95% RH, NC (Conformal Coated PWBs)
  • Water Immersion: 1 Meter, 30 Minutes 
  • Blowing Sand and Dust per MIL-STD-810G, Method 501.5 (Sealed Enclosure)
  • Altitude: Up to 15,000 feet (4,572 meters) Operating, Up to 40,000 feet (12,192 meters) Storage

The DuraMAR 5915 has begun shipping and is available as either a standalone 5-port router or with an integrated Gigabit Ethernet switch for a total of 19 Ethernet ports. The unit is completely sealed against dust and water ingress (IP67), requires no active cooling, provides interfaces over MIL-C-38999 style connectors, and features a military-grade power supply.

This IOS-managed networking appliance delivers the performance, security, advanced Quality of Service (QoS), high availability and manageability expected from Cisco Enterprise IOS-based routing technology. It supports extensive IPv4 and IPv6 routing protocols, IP multicasting, Radio Aware Routing (RAR), Dynamic Link Exchange Protocol (DLEP) and Mobile IP routing for transparent connectivity to a roaming vehicle network in Comms on the Move (COTM) applications. An onboard AES hardware encryption engine offloads encryption processing from the router to provide highly secure yet scalable data, video, and voice services.

Customers can contact sales@parvus.com for pricing and lead time information. For additional specifications or to download a product datasheet, visit http://www.parvus.com/product/overview.aspx?prod=DuraMAR5915.

ABOUT PARVUS
Parvus Corporation is a leading supplier of rugged COTS computing and IP networking subsystems for Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP) constrained military, aerospace, and homeland defense applications. Parvus' tactical mission processors, network routers, Ethernet switches, and embedded board-level products provide highly reliable command, control, computing and communication (C4) capabilities for situational awareness and mobile data processing in airborne, ground vehicle, and naval installations. Parvus was founded in 1983 and is part of the Eurotech Group (ETH.MI), a world leader in pervasive computing with operations across North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit www.parvus.com.

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