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21 May 15. Panel Mount LED Lamps. Oxley panel mount LED indicators combine the latest in technology with proven mechanical and optical expertise to provide a wide range of products designed for the most demanding of industrial and military applications. Oxley rugged panel indicator lamps with ingress protection up to IP68 have successfully met the toughest applications for more than 40 years. The unique ‘modular’ design allows a wide range of colours and options to be incorporated into the lamp, including EMI shielding, night vision compatibility and sunlight viewing capability. They deliver high reliability with MTBF in excess of 90,000 hours and complete ‘fit for function’ practicality, providing a cost efficient solution that combines optical performance with a wide range of termination and voltage options.
DESC Approved Lamps
Oxley produces a range of lamps which have been qualified against DESC (Defense Electronics Supply Center) controlled drawings 85122 and 87019.
These lamps have the following features:
* 8mm mounting
* Qualified against DESC drawing 85122 / 87019
* IP68 sealed
* Glass and metal construction
* Full colour range
* Operating and storage temp -55°C to 100°C
* Mean Time Before Failure of 90,000 hours
* 100% screened against Table I and II of DESC drawing 85122 / 87019, including: burn-in, seal, temperature cycling and luminous intensity
These lamps are tested using a rigorous DESC approved schedule, for more information on the test criteria please see our lamps catalogue or visit the Oxley website for more information on the DESC range.
Claim your free DESC lamp sample
The high quality of Oxley DESC lamps is critical to us, in order to see for yourself just how rugged and reliable they are, we would like to offer you a free sample.
20 May 15. Raytheon UK has been selected by General Dynamics UK to provide Chassis Power Switch Node for the British Army’s SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) platforms, for an undisclosed amount. Forming the core of the SCOUT SV platform’s chassis power management and distribution system, Raytheon UK’s Power Switch Node (PSN) provides the platform with flexible capability that offers 16 channels of fully protected solid state switching under the control of the platform’s serial data bus. Raytheon UK’s PSN is ideally suited for legacy and future equipment requirements both in the UK and internationally.
“We have invested significantly in our advanced power products to ensure that they surpass the demands of a harsh-operating environment whilst providing customers with improved size, weight and power benefits with value,” said John Kennedy, Business Leader at Raytheon UK’s Integrated Power Solutions unit. “We look forward to working with General Dynamics UK as we move into the delivery phase of this essential programme which will meet the future requirements of the British Army.”
Raytheon UK’s PSN is one of the latest in the company’s platform power subsystems portfolio with CANBus and MilCAN interfaces. In addition to providing a means of efficiently switching power to the platform power consumers, Raytheon UK’s ITAR-free PSN facilitates the monitoring of consumer current, voltage, temperature and elapsed time data all of which is available on the platform’s MilCAN Interface. The PSN is designed and built within the UK at the company’s Glenrothes facility and meets the requirements of Def-Stan 23-09 for Generic Vehicle Architecture (GVA) Facilitating integration into the vehicle’s Electronic Architecture, the PSN is easily upgraded through firmware updates during its lifetime as new requirements and technologies emerge, meeting future customer aspirations & growth requirements.
20 May 15. Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has successfully conducted satellite communications calls using two Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G tactical radios