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

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NAS & File Serving

Processing & Routing






Rugged Computing Brick ACB200

Portable Rugged Computing Solution

Main Features
▸ Intel i7 (current gen or specify)
▸ Extremely small mechanical outline, fully enclosed - (6.2” x 4.5” x 1.6”)
▸ Custom Mounting Available
▸ Low weight (~2.5 lbs, depending on configuration)
▸ Fully customizable I/O
▸ Custom connector types and locations per application requirements
▸ Built-in real-time frame grabber to capture live video (Option)

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

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ArgonFDS offers a high-performance rugged computing “brick” that is designed for applications where compact computing is required. The ACB200 is ideal for fixed mount, wearable and unmanned vehicle use. The ACB200 provides a robust computing environment that can support a wide range of system interfaces. ArgonFDS provides a variety of handheld displays to complement this unit or it can be connected to other display monitos. The ACB200 is light and compact, weighing approximately 2.5 lbs, and is a versatile solution for applications where size, weight, and power are of critical importance.


The ACB200 is a fully functional computer with an Intel i7® processor, and a wide range of I/O, supporting a variety of operating systems. Typically, we can install the most recent i7 generation, or the customer can specify for the application.


The unit is fully enclosed to prevent ingress of sand, dust, moisture and other particles, there are no fans required for cooling. The unit is convection cooled.


Overall Unit
Dimensions6.2” x 4.5” x 1.6” (standard)
Weight~2.5 lbs
Power Input9 to 36VDC
Power Consumption11W to 14W typical, depending on usage profile
User ControlsOn/Off switch or specify
ChassisMilled aluminum, fully enclosed
ConnectorsUser selectable from a range of mil circular or specify
ProcessorIntel® Gen 12 or better
RAM8 GB DDR3 standard or specify
Storage128GB solid state HD or specify
OSWindows 10, or specify
I/O2x USB 2.0 or 3.0, RS232, RS422, 2x GigE, VGA out, specify others
WirelessWiFi 802.11x with flush mount antenna (option)
GPSCommercial - specify antenna or comes with sealed SMA connector (option)
OtherVideo frame grabber or other I/O upon request (option)
(Designed to meet, but is not limited to, the following selected specifications. See specifications for all details.)
Operating Temp-10oC to +55oC (-40oC option)
Storage Temp-40oC to +70oC
Shock40g, 11msec or test to application
Vibration2.2grms random or test to application
EMI/EMCDesigned to MIL-STD-461E, test to application
Altitude40k ft operating/non-operating
Salt Fog, Sand/DustUnit is 100% enclosed, resistant to salt fog, fungus
HumidityOperating & storage – 95% @25oC, non-condensing