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Kaman Precision Products Unveils SATA Card

By S.L. Fuller | January 19, 2017
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[Avionics Magazine 01-19-2017] Kaman Precision Products Inc.'s Memory Division has a new product for fighter, helicopter and ground military applications, Kaman says. The Kaman SATA (serial advanced technology attachment) Card is a rugged card, featuring a small form factor and high memory density. 

The Kaman SATA Card is compliant to MIL-STD-461F. Photo: Kaman Precision Products

The Kaman SATA Card features throughput of 100 megabytes per second, capacity of up to 512 gigabytes and 3.3-volt operation. Its stainless steel, hermetically sealed enclosure allows it to operate in temperatures ranging from minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit to 185 degrees Fahrenheit, at altitudes up to 40,000 feet.

Using a standard ATA command set, the Kaman SATA Card is compatible with USB-equipped electronic devices using a ground station adaptor. Within the card is an intelligent controller, featuring reading and writing hardware and software. The card supports declassification commands for highly sensitive applications requiring erasure of data.

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