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Military & Aerospace Electronics Discusses VPT’s SVR Series SMDs Release

November 25, 2013 – Military & Aerospace Electronics covered VPT’s recent announcement of its entire SVR Series on DLA released SMDs and explained the significance of the standard microcircuit drawings: “The program increases the manufacturing base for DOD procurement and helps the government save money.” Read the complete article. View the original press release.  

VPT’s DVPL0510S DC-DC Point-of-Load Converter Added to DLA SMD List

November 25, 2013 -The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has added VPT’s DC-DC SVPL0510S DC-DC Point-of-Load power converter to Standard Microcircuit Drawing (SMD) #5962-1901.  The specifications for the DVPL0510S, which is fully qualified to MIL-PRF-38534 Class H and Class K, can be found on the datasheet. To order, or to find additional information, please contact VPT Sales.

VPT’s Entire SVR Space Series Now Registered with Defense Logistics Agency

Official Standard Microcircuit Drawings Issued for VPT’s Entire Rad Hard DC-DC Converters and EMI Filters Series BLACKSBURG, VA, Nov. 7, 2013 – VPT Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), announces the release of Standard Microcircuit Drawings (SMDs) by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) for VPT’s entire SVR Series of radiation hardened DC-DC converters, point of [...]

VPT Article in EE Times Europe

November 4, 2013 – VPT was featured in EE Times Europe‘s Power Management section in its article describing considerations for selecting DC-DC converters specifically for space applications. Read the complete article by Steve Butler, VPT’s Director of Advanced Product Development.  

VPT Featured in Avionics Intelligence

September 5, 2013 - VPT’s success was featured in Avionic Intelligence‘s coverage of the record setting flight by the EURO HAWK unmanned aircraft system (UAS). Read the complete article by Courtney Howard, Executive Editor of Avionic Intelligence.  

Space Tech Expo Features VPT

July 31, 2013 – Space Tech Expo’s recent article featured VPT’s space qualified and proven products. VPT will be exhibiting at Space Tech Expo, which is a B2B event for spacecraft, satellite, launch vehicle and space-related technologies. The Expo is being held April 1 – 3, 2014 in Long Beach, California. Read the complete article.  

VPT Supports Virgina Tech Space Science and Engineering Program with 4th Donation

July 1, 2013 – VPT recently provided its fourth $15,000 donation to Virginia Tech’s Space Science and Engineering Program. Virginia Tech’s Center for Space Science and Engineering Research, which has grown into a nationally recognized research center, was initially created with a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). VPT’s CEO, Dr. Dan Sable (pictured [...]

VPT’s SVR Series featured in Military & Aerospace Electronics

June 28, 2013 – Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine’s recent article discussed how, even with the shrinking U.S. defense budget, the radiation-hardened electronics industry is seeing a strong market. Design requirements and techniques, including TOR compliance was discussed. The article included VPT’s SVR series DC-DC converters and EMI filters which meet TOR derating and element evaluation guidelines and are designed for [...]

Military Embedded Systems Covers VPT’s View on Rad Hard Space Market Trends

June 28, 2013 - A recent article in Military Embedded Systems discusses the space market’s increase in rad hard requirements and looked to VPT for commentary: “As you go up in radiation tolerance, the challenge is maintaining the same or similar performance levels,” says Monty Pyle, VP of Sales & Marketing at VPT in Bothell, WA. “For radiation-hardened [...]

Visit Us At Upcoming Space Industry Events!

Space Tech Expo 2014 VPT will be discussing its space qualified DC-DC converters and accessory products at this year’s Space Tech Expo, April 1 – 3 in Long Beach, CA. Space Tech Expo is known as the West Coast’s premier B2B space event for spacecraft, satellite, launch vehicles and other space related technologies. If you [...]

Now Available: SVR Series of Rad Hard DC-DC Converters, Qualified for Use in Space Programs

First Standard Power Converters & EMI Filters Available Compliant to MIL-HDBK-1547 & Aerospace TOR Requirements without Customization SPACE TECH EXPO, Long Beach, CA, May 21, 2013 – Today VPT Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), announced the availability of a new series of radiation hardened DC-DC power converters, point of load converters, and EMI filters [...]

View Our New R&D Facility Tour!

May 17, 2013 — Check out our new video about our R&D facility and corporate headquarters in Blacksburg, Virginia. This video features a quick corporate overview and discusses our comprehensive engineering process and quality controls. View now.

VPT To Present and Exhibit at Space Tech Expo, 5/21 – 5/23

May 13, 2013  — VPT is set to exhibit and give a presentation at next week’s Space Tech Expo in Long Beach, California. Stop by to view the latest VPT space-qualified DC-DC converters, point of load converters, and EMI filters for space power systems. Exhibit: May 21 – 23, 2013, booth #8010. Presentation: “Important Factors in Selecting [...]

VPT Powers Antares Rocket in Successful Test Launch

April 23, 2013 — VPT congratulates Orbital and NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on the successful test last weekend of the new Antares launch rocket. This vehicle is powered by VPT and on top of the excitement of the launch success, we are thrilled to see this vehicle launch from our own home state of Virginia! [...]

New Standard Output Voltages Now Available on the VPT30 Series of DC-DC Converters

April 18, 2013 — VPT has added new standard output voltage configurations to its VPT30 Series of triple output DC-DC converters.  The new output configurations now include: VPT30-283R3512T  – Output configuration 3.3/5/12V VPT30-283R3515T – Output configuration 3.3/5/15V VPT30-285512T – Output configuration 5/5/12V VPT30-285515T – Output configuration 5/5/15V VPT30-283R31215T – Output configuration 3.3/12/15V VPT30-2851215T – Output configuration [...]

VPT To Present at Space Parts Working Group

February 27, 2013 — VPT announced today participation in the upcoming Space Parts Working Group conference. Dr. Dan Sable, CEO of VPT, will present on the latest product developments in DC-DC converters and EMI filters qualified for use in space applications. Date: April 23-24, 2013 Location: Doubletree by Hilton, Torrance, CA VPT will also be attending the [...]

Now Launching with VPT: Atlas V ELV

February 25, 2013 — VPT is proud to power critical flight systems on the Atlas V expendable launch vehicle. Run by the United Launch Alliance of Lockheed Martin and Boeing, the Atlas V has logged nearly 600 launches to date with 100% mission success. Read about this program plus the other programs the rely on [...]

VPT Space Products Profiled in a New Book By NASA

February 13, 2012 – VPT’s line of space DC-DC converters were recently profiled in a new book written by NASA, Spinoff. The article details the history of a grant from NASA which enabled VPT to research, design, and develop a line of DC-DC converters for space that address the challenges and requirements of today’s space applications. [...]

New Video Lab: Circuit Protection Features of DC-DC Converters

February 6, 2012 – View our new video lab on “Circuit Protection Features of DC-DC Converters.” Understand how soft start, undervoltage lockout, over current limit and short circuit features work to protect your power system. View the video lab now. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for automatic video lab notifications.

Just Published: New Article on Intermediate Bus Architectures for Space Applications

January 21, 2013 – In an exclusive technology feature, HOW2POWER has published VPT’s latest article, “Rad Hard Processors And Power Converters Propel Intermediate Bus Architecture Into Space Applications.” Authored by VPT’s Manager of Space Product Engineering, Leonard Leslie, this article covers efficient design parameters, various architectures, and the vital environmental issues to consider when developing a distributed [...]



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