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Vicor Power Systems defense and aerospace applications

Ground mobile test system

Key challenges

  • Develop a rugged custom power supply that can support a very sophisticated repair/tester that is used across multiple platforms
  • Create a power supply to be reliable, rugged, repairable, and flexible
  • Support the power supply for a long-duration program

Case study ground mobile test system

Solution

  • Designed a power system to be flexible with AC or DC input power options
  • Supported ten independent programmable outputs and two VXI chassis outputs
  • Featured multiple communication options
Power chain for ground mobile test system

Missile guidance and control

Key challenges

  • Develop a high shock and vibration custom power supply that can support configurable DC outputs
  • Create a power supply to be reliable, power dense, and light
  • Support the power supply for a long-duration program

Case study missile guidance

Solution

  • Designed a power supply that met 20Gs of acceleration and fit into a small customized location
  • Featured two factory-configurable DC outputs which operated from -55 to +85°C
Power chain for missile guidance control

Mobile network communications

Key challenges

  • Develop a very small efficient power supply that could handle an autoranging AC or DC input
  • Configure the power supply to have two DC outputs

Case study mobile network communications

Solution

  • Developed a two board solution to meet the requirements
  • Provided the flexibility to meet both the space and power requirements
Power chain for mobile network communications

Ship anti-missile defense

Key challenges

  • Develop a high-power and efficient custom power supply that will operate by shipboard AC and convert down to multi-voltage DC outputs
  • Develop remote control and fault detection
  • Support the power supply for a long-duration program

Case study ship anti-missile defense

Solution

  • Offered a 5kW custom rack mount that delivered eleven DC outputs
  • Featured remote power on/off capabilities
Power chain for ship anti-missile defense
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