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 components it is about the components you select, addressing their potentially differing footprints and/or electrical characteristics. It is not just a simple matter of swapping out components. We also have stringent TOR – Technical Operating Report – requirements that are becoming more and more fixed and demanding every year.”
Read the complete article by John McHale of Military Embedded Systems.