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VT Miltope Selects DDC’s MIL-STD-1553 Cards to Support US Army Automatic Test Systems Contract

Friday, February 05, 2010 by Data Device Corporation

Data Device Corporation (DDC), the world leader in the design and manufacture of high-reliability data interface products for aerospace, defense, and industrial automation applications, is pleased to announce that VT Miltope has selected DDC’s MIL-STD-1553 data bus products to support its recent contract award to supply the US Army with rugged laptops, instruments, and test equipment.

VT Miltope has been utilizing DDC products for over a decade, and plans to integrate DDC’s newest Express Card and PCI Express Mini Card MIL-STD-1553 solutions into its next generation Army At-Platform Automatic Test System series of Maintenance Support Devices.

“VT Miltope has long recognized DDC’s commitment to quality and dependability, having utilized DDC products to support several generations of our rugged computers. DDC’s long in-service history, extended life cycle support, backwards compatibility, and continuous commitment to quality have reinforced Miltope’s decision to again choose DDC for this critical application.” Brigadier General (US Army, Ret) Tom Dickinson, President and CEO, VT Miltope.

“DDC takes great pride in being selected by VT Miltope to support the Automatic Test Systems contract, and we are dedicated, as always, to providing quality, battle proven solutions to aid soldiers across extended missions and within the most extreme environments“, stated Mike Hegarty, DDC’s Principle Marketing Engineer.

DDC’s MIL-STD-1553 cards, components, and software have long been an integral part of military flight and ground support programs, providing continuous support across generations of system development, in-field maintenance, and retrofit. Our commitment to our customers and the armed forces they serve is absolute and enduring.