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 Workstation RWS15

15” Rugged Laptop with Brilliant XGA Display

Main Features
▸ Small Mechanical Footprint
▸ Fully Rugged Mechanical Packaging
▸ 11th Gen Intel i7 processor
▸ 1x to 5x Military Connectors with Customized Pin Out
▸ Sunlight Readable LCD with LED Backlight
▸ Fully Enclosed Unit (No Fans, Conduction Cooled)
▸ Commercial Connections Accessible via Access Panel
▸ Removable/Replaceable Battery Pack
▸ Optional Backlit Secure Green Keyboard

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

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ArgonFDS’ Rugged Workstation RWS15 comes with a brilliant 15” XGA display. It provides an affordable fully featured solution for your deployable workstation applications, aircraft maintenance support, mobile command & control or any other rugged computing application where you need a powerful computing platform and configuration flexibility.


ArgonFDS will fully customize the product to your exact specifications. The RWS15 comes configured for a wide variety of applications.


LCD15” Diagonal, TFT 8 Bit Color, 1024x768 (XGA)
Brightness0 to 100% Dimming, Standard 500+ nits
OptionsAnalog Resistive, NVG Compatibility
Overall Unit
Dimensions (Closed)13.6”W x 10.7”D x 3.9”H
Weight18+- lbs Typical
Power Input9 to 36VDC
BatteryLiO with Run Time of 3-4 Hours
Keyboard81-key QWERTY, sealed, silicone rubber over buttons or Specify Backlit keys, NVIS Secure Green, NRb 1.37e-10 @ 0.1fL
ChassisConduction Cooled, Fully Enclosed, Aluminum Chassis, Carrying Handle
Pointing DeviceTouch Glide Pad
OtherSee Technical Specification for Full Details
Processor/RAMIntel® Gen 11 i7-1185G7E, 4 Cores, 8 Threads with Iris® Xe Graphics, 4-8GB RAM
HD Storage128GB SS SATA
OSWindows 10 Pro or Specify
I/O2x Ethernet, 4x RS-232, 4x USB 2.0 or 3.0, VGA Repeater Output
SoundOptional 2x Push to Talk (PTT), 1x Audio Output
MediaOption, Inquire
Expansion OptionsCustomer Specified PCIe Card
OtherCustomizations and Adaptations Available on Request
(Designed to meet, but is not limited to, the following selected specifications)
Operating Temp-40oC to +60oC
Storage Temp-40oC to +71oC
ShockMIL-STD-810, Method 516.4, 40g
VibrationMIL-STD-810, Method 514.4, Proc 1
AltitudeMIL-STD-810, Method 500.3, Proc II, 40kft, Operational
Humidity, Salt Fog, Sand/DustUnit is 100% Enclosed, Resistant to Salt Fog, Fungus
HumidityMIL-STD-810, Method 507.3, Proc III, Aggravated