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    MIL-STD-810: Environmental Testing Standards for Rugged Electronics

    We’re diving deep into MIL-STD-810, the set of methods and test procedures that have governed environmental engineering considerations for aerospace and defense applications for over 60 years

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    FHDRM Undergoes Qualification Testing Before Being Fielded in Armored Vehicle Fleet

    In 2021 DSE was contracted by a leading defense vehicle OEM supplier to support a tracked wheel armored vehicle fleet. With the proper solution in place, it was time to move on to extensive qualifications testing. Keep reading to see how the FHDRM10” performed when put through rigorous testing, simulating the conditions outlined in MIL-STDs 810, 1275, and more.

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    Introducing FHDRM 24″

    We're taking you behind some of the techniques and specifications that make rugged electronics uniquely suited for extreme environments.

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    Behind the Build: Advanced Sealing Techniques to Protect Rugged Electronics

    To survive the rugged environments typically found in the aerospace and defense, oil and gas, mining and agriculture industries, electronic devices must be designed to prohibit the ingress of water, dust, chemicals and other foreign debris.

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    DSE releases powerful, configurable HD-SDI video switch for rugged defense applications

    DSE today announced the release of the VH4, the manufacturer’s new high-definition SDI video switch for rugged defense applications.

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    Rugged Electronics built for the mining industry

    Together the KODIAK industrial computer and DLX rugged touchscreen pair to offer today’s industrial fleets a modern all-in-one system that can endure harsh environments without sacrificing performance.

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    Behind the Build: Hard Anodized Aluminum

    Join DSE as we take you ‘Behind the Build’ to learn more about the processes that go into designing and building rugged electronics. 

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    From Specification to Production: Developing Custom Solutions

    Over the course of 25 years, Digital Systems Engineering has refined the process of designing and building custom solutions. Discover how we develop unique products, taking our customer’s concepts through design, development, validation and ultimately production.

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    Meet the FHDRM Rugged Display

    FHDRM's rugged MIL-SPEC design paired with powerful optical capabilities and diverse I/Os are a testament to DSE’s 25 years of experience designing and manufacturing innovative solutions for the defense and aerospace industries.

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    August Product Spotlight: KODIAK-620 Rugged Computer

    As one of DSE’s signature products, the Kodiak family of computers have proven their performance both in the lab and in the field on haul trucks, fracking trucks and excavators. Keep reading to see what makes the Kodiak-620 the ideal rugged computing system for the mining industry.

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    3 Factors to look for in a Rugged Electronics Manufacturer

    With a variety of COTS and OEM solution manufacturers in the market, choosing suitable rugged electronics for your program is often only half of the battle. Finding the right fit in a manufacturing partner can play a large role in the success of the long-term relationship and in your ability to successfully field future projects.

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    4 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Rugged Military Display

    With the success of the mission on the line, choosing the right rugged military display for your programs is essential.

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    Putting FHDRM’s MIL-SPEC Design to the Test in a Third-Party Laboratory

    Earlier this year, DSE's FHDRM rugged screen was selected for an Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) application in a multi-use fixed wing aircraft program. Before it could be fielded, the FHDRM's performance and adherence to DO-160 criterion was tested in a third-party lab. 

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    June Product Spotlight: FHDRM Rugged Screen

    As a powerhouse of rugged design and operational performance, the FHDRM is a unique COTS solution that lends itself to applications throughout the aerospace and defense industries.

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    The Importance of User Interface in Ruggedized Military Displays

    In the search for first-rate military displays, durability and strength tend to be among the chief concerns. The display is likely to be put through extreme wear, tear and abuse, so consequently, it has to be capable of withstanding virtually anything that's thrown at it. Ruggedized displays are the answer because they are designed to endure just about anything, including severe temperatures, shock and vibration.

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