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Raytheon’s Space & Airborne Systems Division Recognizes VPT with Top Level Supplier Award

Raytheon recently awarded VPT with its second 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award in one year. In addition to the 4-star award from Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems, the most recent award arrived from Raytheon’s Space and Airborne Systems division. Fewer than one percent of all Raytheon suppliers receive a 4-Star rating. Raytheon representatives said, “Customer success is our mission at Raytheon. [...]

Rugged Epoxy Encapsulated Package Option for VPT Series

VPT High-Reliability DC-DC Converter Line Now Includes Rugged Epoxy Encapsulated Package Option   BLACKSBURG, VA, October 2, 2014 – VPT® Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI) today announced the availability of a fully encapsulated epoxy package option for its VPT Series of high-reliability DC-DC converters, EMI filters and accessory products. The epoxy packaging allows for aqueous [...]

U.S. Export Reform Provides Boost to Space Industry Internationally

VPT Space Qualified, Radiation Hardened DC-DC Converters Now Available Globally with Significantly Reduced Export Restrictions   BLACKSBURG, VA, September 17, 2014 – Recent changes to U.S. Export Administration Regulations have meant that VPT® Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), has been able to make available its radiation hardened, space qualified electronics parts to non-embargoed international markets [...]

VPT Adds Radiation Lab and Test Services Facility

Expansion Represents Further Space Market Commitment BLACKSBURG, VA, July 15, 2014 – VPT® Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), today announces the addition of VPT Rad℠, a comprehensive radiation laboratory and test services facility, to serve the radiation and related test needs of aerospace electronics manufacturers. The 5,000 square-foot Chelmsford, Massachusetts facility, formerly known as [...]

Ruggedized EMI Filter Article in HOW2POWER.COM

May 2014 - HOW2POWER recently published VPT’s article entitled “Using Ruggedized EMI Filters to Pass the CS101 Requirement of MIL-STD-461DF.” In this article, the CS101 requirements are examined. Its implications for the design of the power system – the combination of input EMI filter plus power converter – are discussed. The CS101 test method is presented, including [...]

Military Embedded Systems covers VPT in Rad Hard Space Components article

June 4, 2014 - Military Embedded Systems recently published an article discussing many of the factors surrounding the radiation hardened components market – including program requirements and supplier trends. Leonard Leslie, VPT’s Manager of Space Programs, along with other industry experts, contribute their insight on matching program needs to reliable components. The article also discusses rad hard components [...]

DLA SMD for VPT’s DVPL0503S Series

April 23, 2014 -The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has added VPT’s DVPL0503S Series DC-DC Point-of-Load power converter to Standard Microcircuit Drawing (SMD) #5962-13243.   The specifications for the DVPL0503S, which is fully qualified to MIL-PRF-38534 Class H and Class K, can be found on the DVPL0503S datasheet. For additional information, please contact VPT Sales.    

VPT to Present at Space Parts Working Group 2014

April 2, 2014 – VPT’s CEO, Dr. Dan Sable, will present to the attendees of Space Parts Working Group on Wednesday, April 23.  Dr. Sable will discuss Aerospace TOR compliance as well as VPT company expansion and space-related product plans. Space Parts Working Group is sponsored by The Aerospace Corporation in cooperation with the U.S. Air [...]

Industry Discussion: Does the term “COTS” need to change?

March 27, 2014 – In a Google+ Hangout today hosted by Military & Aerospace Magazine, industry experts including VPT’s Malcolm Campbell discussed the COTS terminology and whether or not it’s time for a new term to differentiate high-reliability products. The video of the discussion as well as more information can be found via Military & Aerospace Electronics. [...]

VPT Presents to EWCI Attendees

February 19, 2014 – VPT’s Leonard Leslie, Manager of Space Products Engineering, presented today to the attendees of the Third International Conference on Electronic Warfare (EWCI) in Bangalore, India. Mr. Leslie discussed the use of ruggedized EMI Filters to pass the CS101 Requirement of MIL-STD-461D-F, including an examination of the CS101 requirements, power system performance expectations, and tips on test [...]

Electronic Products Includes VPT in Trend Talk

December 11, 2013 – Hearst’s Electronic Products published an article on military aerospace electronics product trends featuring input from VPT. Read the complete article.  



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