MIL-SPEC Monitor (MSM) Series II

On today’s digital battlefield, rugged hardware must be designed to operate in any environment. DSE designs and manufactures highly reliable military COTS displays that meet and exceed key military specifications including MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-810 and MIL-STD-1275. The MSM2 Series of displays are available in five sizes with a myriad of video input options including DVI-D, VGA, and RS-170 (NTSC/PAL).

MSM2 products can be found supporting missions on vehicles such as THAAD Missile Launcher, Stryker, B1 Bomber, Amphibious Assault Vehicle, C130, and more.

Technical Specifications

Display Sizes

6.5, 8.4, 10.4, 12.1, 15, and 17″

LCD Resolution


Video Inputs

VGA, RS170 (NTSC and PAL), and/or DVI/DisplayPort


Touch Screen, NVIS Compliance/Compatibility, Mounting Configurations

Power Input 10-36VDC

MIL-STD 810, MIL-STD 461, MIL-STD 1275, MIL-STD 704, IP67, DO-160

*Specifications may change depending on size and configuration. See data sheet for specific details.

Hard Anodized Aluminum Enclosure


Fully Sealed

Water and dust are no match for the MSM2. These products are sealed to the IP67 standard.

Durable Design

Milled aluminum finished with a hard anodized treatment protects the display from abuse.

Lasting Longevity

The MSM2 series has remained a cornerstone for over one decade— and it isn’t going anywhere.  

Endless Product Configurations


Size Range

From 6.5” to 17”, the MSM2 series can adapt to most all space claims.


Diverse I/Os

The MSM2 supports everything from RS170 to VGA, DVI and DisplayPort.



Color, connectors, size, user interface, firmware, mechanical— let’s modify!

Trusted by Leading Defense Manufacturers

The MSM212VR was customized as part of BAE Systems’ winning Assault Amphibious Vehicle model for the United States Marines. Discover how DSE is able to modify existing COTS products quickly and cost effectively for our partners.

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