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Xtreme™ Rugged Products

SKY Computers provides one-stop-shopping for Defense contractors and integrators who need the complete spectrum of benign to harsh-packaged multiprocessing systems for their high performance needs. SKY's commercial grade SKYbolt 6U VME products have been ruggedized to two levels in the Xtreme product family. No other high performance embedded systems vendor provides this level of lifecycle support under one roof.

SKY has employed advanced field-tested technologies in the new Thunderbolt family, making them deployment ready for harsh environments.

The chart shows the environmental specifications for the Xtreme family of products:

 
      Commercial Packaging
(typically ground based, rubber tired vehicles)
Merlin
  Extended Temperature
(typically mounted in vehicles exposed to outside temperatures)
Merlin-Xtreme1
  Harsh Packaging
(typically armored vehicles, tactical aircraft, shipboard)
Merlin-Xtreme2
 
       
Board Temp:    
  Operating: 0°C to 40°C inlet 0°C to 55°C inlet -40°C to 71°C inlet
  Conditions: 3 cfm air flow 3 cfm air flow 5 cfm air flow
     
  Storage: -40°C to 85°C -40°C to 85°C -55°C to 85°C
       
Humidity:    
  Operating: 5 to 95% non-condensing 0 to 95% non-condensing 0 to 95% non-condensing
     
  Storage: 5 to 95% non-condensing 0 to 100% non-condensing 0 to 100% non-condensing
       
Vibration:    
  Sine: .005 g2/Hz 5-20Hz 2Gpeak 15-2KHz 10Gpeak 15-2KHz
     
  Random: .004 g2/Hz 30-2KHz .005 g2/Hz 15-2KHz 0.04g2/Hz 15-2KHz
       
Stiffening Frame: no no yes
     
       
 Shock: 7.5g peak half sine 11msec 20g peak half sine 11msec 30g peak half sine 11msec
       
 IC Temp: Commercial Commercial/Industrial Commercial/Industrial
       
Conformal Coating: no yes yes
       
                 

The diagram shows an exploded view of the Xtreme2 packaging.

Mission Ready COTS Program

Mission Ready COTS is a tutorial program that provides a framework for the evaluation of COTS, rugged COTS and mission critical "extreme" COTS electronics technologies and vendors. The program provides defense and military developers with a guide to selecting technologies and vendors across the COTS electronics landscape.

Related Links:
Download the Xtreme2 brochure in PDF
The SKY Extended COTS Program: Repackaging, Reformatting and Technology Transfers
COTS Supportability Across the Program Lifecycle

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