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Chassis Plans Supports Iraqi Operation Peace Dragon

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 26, 2016 12:59 am    Post subject: Chassis Plans Supports Iraqi Operation Peace Dragon Reply with quote

Provides rugged integrated transit case solutions offering high performance 3-screen graphics, dual XEON computing power, and 12 hot-swap RAID drives for airborne Iraqi border patrol surveillance.

San Diego, CA, United States, January 26, 2016 -- Chassis Plans, a leading manufacturer of rugged industrial and military computer and LCD systems, has provided a quantity of fully integrated transit case systems for Operation Peace Dragon. These are rugged field-deployed systems initially for deployment in harsh military environments. Operation Peace Dragon is a US Air Force program in support of the IqAF for Iraqi border patrol utilizing King Air 350 ER intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft. These aircraft are equipped with the Lynx-2 synthetic aperture radar units built by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems of San Diego, Calif.

Included in the system is a semi-custom M3U rackmount computer providing 10 front mounted hot-swap raid drives and 2 rear mounted system drives, also hot swap, all in a rugged aluminum 3U enclosure. A server-class ATX motherboard supports 2 XEON processors and 512GB of RAM. The M3U is manufactured using aircraft grade 5052-H32 aluminum with a milled front panel for exceptional strength. A front door provides both an air filter and a honeycomb EMI filter. Included is a Syscool adaptive fan controller to modulate the speed of the long-life aluminum body fans for quiet reliable operation.

An included TFX1-19 rackmount display provides three 19-inch 12801024 LCD displays. This is a rugged rackmount LCD display system specifically designed for transit case installation and provides exceptional display real-estate in a compact portable package.

Also included is a CKX 1U waterproof rackmount keyboard. This unit provides a sealed full-travel keyboard and a 38mm sealed trackball. The display and keyboard are specifically mounted with friction slides to prevent motion while in use which is especially critical in airborne installations.

Each of the components in this system has been designed to meet or tested to MIL-STD-810G for assured reliability in the harshest conditions.

Chassis Plans provided fully integrated and tested transit case systems for rapid deployment by the customer.

About Chassis Plans:
Chassis Plans is a recognized leader in manufacturing fully configured turn-key military grade rackmount computer solutions for the industrial, rugged, and military markets. They manufacture 1U to 6U ATX and Single Board Computer systems tailored exactly to customer application requirements. They also manufacture a full line of military rack mount and panel mount LCD monitors and keyboard drawers.

Chassis Plans specializes in long-life product support offering unmatched in-house custom chassis design, long-life industrial motherboards and SBC's with strict revision control and material obsolescence management for trouble free program deployment. Key military customers include companies such as General Dynamics, Lockheed, and Northrop Grumman. Notable commercial customers include Siemens, Nikon, & General Electric. Chassis Plans is an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer of Systems Engineered to Perform! Please visit for more information or e-mail at

Anna Weikam
Chassis Plans
10123 Carroll Canyon Rd.
San Diego, CA 92131
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