Selex awards rugged tablet contract to Blazepoint

Blazepoint, a leader in rugged mobile technology and engineering, has won a contract to supply Selex Communications with a rugged mobile computer for an export contract. The ndura RUGGED Tactical Tablet, which was selected for its military pedigree and proven rugged design, is being adopted as the heart of a mobile target acquisition system.

Blazepoint, which designs and manufactures a range of rugged mobile computers and rugged printers, was asked to supply a rugged handheld device with the advantages of low power consumption, high performance computing power and the ability to add customised user interfaces and I/O ports.

The new ndura RUGGED 8.4 Tactical Tablet deploys a state-of-the-art Intel Atom processor with upgradeable and flexible computing power to support demanding field applications. Combined with its lightweight and ergonomic design, the rugged tablet offers the greatest balance between high performance, mobility and protection.

Offering durable resilient data protection aimed at the most extreme military operating environments. Designed and tested to meet with military environments (MIL-STD-810F), EMC (MIL-STD-461E) and TEMPEST standards, the tactical tablet PC also has an impressive IP68 rating.

Designed and manufactured in the UK, the ndura RUGGED 8.4 Tactical Tablet is free of US ITAR restrictions. The new tablet meets a variety of customer requirements, with a range of user selectable options that include a number of serial ports and GPS, a daylight viewable screen and even a purpose designed carry case.

Selex Communications anticipates significant future growth in the program with additional follow-up orders over the next few years.


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