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.


Data Acquisition

Sensor Recording


Mission Computing

Encrypted Storage

NAS & File Serving

Processing & Routing






43 Inch Rugged Display ARD43

43”, 3840×2160 Resolution, Thin and Lightweight Display for C5I Platforms

Main Features
▸ UHD Resolution – 3840x2160 Resolution
▸ Low Power Consumption – 95W at 300 Nits (Typical)
▸ LED Backlighting System
▸ Extremely Wide Viewing Angles
▸ Flexible configurations – Analog RGB/DVI/Display Port/Video/RS-232/Other
▸ Low Weight (<50lbs)
▸ 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 43” UHD rugged display that is designed for Command & Control applications where a large viewable surface area is needed. The ARD43’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 ARD43 display is suitable for naval combat information rooms, ship bridge applications, airborne applications, mobile shelters and command centers. 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.


The ARD43 has been Mil S 901D tested by our surface ship customers.


Viewable Area43” (UHD)
Display TypeTFT LCD w/ LED Backlight
Brightness300 Nits Standard, 750 nits+ via High Bright Option
Touch ScreenInquire


Overall Unit
Dimensions (Rack Mt)39.29” (w) x 23.20” (h) x 4.2” (d)
Weight+-47 lbs
Power Input18 to 36VDC or 110/220VAC 44 to 440Hz Input
Power Consumption75W Typical
Video InputsRGB – DVI – HDMI – Display Port (Inquire)
Com PortsRS232/USB
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: 15g, 11msec

MIL-STD-810F, method 516.5

MIL-S_901D Grade B, Type 1, Class A Operating
Altitude/Explosive Atmosphere20kft 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