Spectra Aerospace & Defense is a trusted and growing platform of C5ISR companies – CALCULEX, Galleon Embedded Computing, and ArgonFDS - bringing over a half-century of rugged, mission-ready, battle-tested experience to bear in aerospace and defense applications. From high-speed data acquisition, data recording and secure, high-density storage, to computing and rugged, clear display of mission data, Spectra delivers the products and subsystems needed for the most demanding military air, land, and sea platforms. With our comprehensive portfolio of rugged products, systems, and solutions, the Spectra family of companies’ customized end-to-end solutions for the C5ISR market help military end-users achieve mission success. Simply put, Spectra's rugged solutions Capture, Process, and Display your mission-critical data in the harshest environmental conditions. In the air, at sea, on land, and in space; We simplify integration.


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15 Inch Rugged Display ARD15

15” Rugged Display for C5ISR Platforms

Main Features
▸ Extremely Small Bezel Dimensions
▸ Low Weight
▸ Customer Defined Bezel Buttons
▸ NVG Compatibility (Option)
▸ High Brightness (Option)
▸ Military Connectors
▸ Wide Range for Environmental/EMI
▸ Fully Enclosed Unit (IP66), Convection Cooling
▸ Rugged AR Touch Screen (Option)

▸ Fixed & Rotary Wing Aircraft
▸ Naval & Maritime Vessels
▸ Military Ground Vehicles
▸ Transportation
▸ Oil & Gas

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ArgonFDS offers a versatile 15” & 15.6” rugged display that is particularly suitable for Command & Control applications where space is at a premium such as in combat & tactical vehicles, mobile shelters, and close-in naval spaces. The ARD15’s small bezel size, flexible mounting configurations, configurable I/O, and universal AC/DC power supply make it a preferred solution for many mission critical applications.


The ARD15 is a full-featured combat ready display with a wide variety of standard options, and ArgonFDS is prepared to customize the display to ensure that the product meets your exacting requirements, including with or without bezel buttons, location and type of connectors, just to name two. Moreover, ArgonFDS prides itself on working collaboratively with customers to precisely achieve their desired solution. Our company has a proven track record of providing high- quality, reliable, and long-lasting products, earning us a trusted reputation in aerospace & defense.


Viewable Area15” or 15.6” Diagonal
Display TypeTFT LCD w/ LED Backlight
Resolution1024x768 or 3840x2160
Contrast Ratio>1400:1
Brightness500+ nits Typical, High Brightness, Option 750+ nits
Touch ScreenRuggedized, Analog Resistive, PCAP Inquire
Unit Description
Dimensions (Typical)(15”) 13.7” x 10.8” x 1.5” or (15.6”) 14.5” x 9.3” x 1.44”
Weight6.5 +-lbs
Power Input18 to 36VDC or 110/220VAC, 44Hz-440Hz Input
Power Consumption35W Typical
I/ORGB/DVI, RS-170, RS232/USB (For Touch Screen or Bezel Buttons)
ConnectorsMIL Circular, D Sub or Specify
EnclosureAluminum, Enclosed (No Openings), Convection Cooling
User ControlsOn/Off, OSD, Brightness, Optional Bezel Buttons, Day/Night (NVIS)
(Designed to meet, but is not limited to, the following specifications)
Operating Temp-10oC to +55oC, 71oC for 30 minutes, -40oC startup (Option)
Storage Temp-40oC to +71oC
ShockCrash Safety, Bench Handling, MIL-STD-810, Method 516.6
VibrationSine on Random, MIL-810E, Method 514.6, Proc 1, Cat 7
EMI/EMCVariety of Specific MIL-STD-461 Has Been Performed
Altitude40k ft Operational/Non-Operational
Blowing Sand/DustMIL-STD-810F, Method 510.5, Proc I & II
Humidity100% Condensing, Op and Non-Op per MIL-STD-810, Method 507.5