Compact SATA card operates in extreme environments
The memory division of Kaman Precision Products, designer and manufacturer of digital storage systems and media for military and aerospace applications, has announced the Kaman SATA Card, a rugged hermetically sealed card featuring a small form factor and high memory density. Guaranteed to withstand operations in extreme environments, the Kaman SATA Card is compliant to MIL-STD-461F and is suitable for fighter aircraft, helicopters, and ground army applications.
The Kaman SATA Card features throughput of 100MB per second, capacity of up to 512GB, and 3.3V operation. With a stainless steel hermetically sealed enclosure, it can sustain significant shock, humidity and vibration. The SATA Card can operate at temperatures ranging from -40 to 85°C (-40 to 185°F), at altitudes up to 40,000ft.
The Kaman SATA Card uses a standard ATA command set and is compatible with USB-equipped computers/laptops using a ground station adaptor. Contained in the card is an intelligent controller, including reading/writing hardware and software. The card supports declassification commands for highly sensitive applications requiring erasure of data.