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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24 Inch Rugged Display ARD24

23.6”, Full HD Resolution, Thin and Lightweight Display for C5ISR Platforms

Main Features
▸ Low Power Consumption – 65W at 300 Nits (Typical)
▸ LED Backlighting System
▸ Full High Definition, 1920x1080 or 1920x1200
▸ Flexible Input configurations – Analog RGB/DVI/Video/Other
▸ Low Weight (<21lbs)
▸ Fully Enclosed Unit; No Holes or Fans

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

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ArgonFDS offers a 24” Full HD rugged display that is designed for Command & Control applications where a large viewable surface area is needed. The ARD24’s extremely small bezel size, flexible mounting configurations, configurable I/O, and universal AC/DC power supply make it a valuable solution for many mission critical applications.


The ARD24 display is suitable for airborne applications, combat & tactical vehicles, mobile shelters, and close in naval spaces. ArgonFDS offers the customer a variety of standard options and is ready to customize to ensure that the product meets your exacting requirements.


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 Area5.10” x 4.19” x 1.50”
Display Type~2.0 lbs
Resolution9 to 36VDC External Power
Brightness7W to 10W Typical, Depending on Usage Profile
Touch ScreenOn/Off Switch or Select as Needed
Overall Unit
Dimensions (Rack Mt)22.87” x 14.21” x 1.6”
Weight+- 17 lbs
Power Input18-36VDC or 110/220VAC 44-440Hz Input
Power Consumption75W Typical
Video InputsRGB – DVI – HDMI – HD-SDI – S-Video – Composite (Configurable)
Com PortsRS232/USB (For OptionalTouch Screen)
ConnectorsMIL Circular, D Sub or Specify
EnclosureAluminum, Enclosed
User ControlsOn/Off, OSD, Brightness, Bezel Buttons (Option)
(Designed to meet, but is not limited to, the following selected specifications)
Operating Temp-10oC to +55oC
Storage Temp-40oC to +71oC
ShockFunctional: 10g, 11msec, MIL-STD-810F, method 516.5, procedure I
Altitude/Explosive Atmosphere40kft Operating, MIL-STD-810, Method 511/50kft Non-Operating
Salt Fog, Sand/DustResistant to Salt Fog, Unit is 100% Enclosed
HumidityOperating –5% to 95% @ 25°C, Non-Condensing, MIL-STD-810