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Crystal Group to Feature Latest Rugged Computer Solutions at Space & Missile Defense Symposium
[August 03, 2017]

Crystal Group to Feature Latest Rugged Computer Solutions at Space & Missile Defense Symposium

HIAWATHA, Iowa, Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Group, a leading designer/manufacturer of rugged computer hardware, will display its latest solution sets including embedded and carbon fiber computer lines during the Space & Missile Defense Symposium at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama, August 8-10 (booth #735).

Crystal Group Logo, Hiawatha, IA

Crystal Group's rugged capabilities offer technically advanced COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) solutions to address the most complex air and missile defense system needs with innovation and high reliability, all while operating in the most challenging environments.

The company's rugged solutions integrate into all phases of space and missile defense technology including testing, development, and support segments in space and weight-constrained deployments.  Crystal Group's proven track record of reliability in mission-critical applications is one reason why the company's products perform an integral role on the U.S. Army THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) missile shield system.  NASA also deploys Crystal Group rugged servers on the International Space Station SVG (Space Video Gateway) and in the Launch Pad Lightning Strike Detector system.

At the Space & Missile Defense Symposium, Crystal Group will showcase rugged servers, embedded computers, network switches and a 2U transit case-housed system containing a rugged computer and display. Program managers andsubject matter experts will be on hand to provide information on a variety of applications and products.

Two of the rugged products to be featured in booth #735 include the Rugged Embedded Computer and Rugged Carbon Fiber Server.

The RE0412 Rugged Embedded Computer is a ruggedized carbon fiber system based on Intel® Core-i7 Gen3 processors. The unit measures 10.76" wide, 3.13" tall, and 8.63" in depth and weighs less than 4.5 lbs. The RE0412 is versatile with up to two 2.5" SSDs and can be powered by a DC power solution with optional AC supply brick. The unit features up to 2 TB of internal storage and is expandable with one PCIe x16 low profile slot.

The RS114PS18 Rugged Carbon Fiber Server delivers high end computing performance in a 1U carbon fiber chassis that is offers leading edge Intel® Sandy Bridge, Ivy Bridge, or Haswell options. The unit measures 17.5" wide, 1.75" in height and 18" in depth while weighing between 12 and 14 lbs. The RS114PS18 offers up to 512 GB memory, up to six removeable 2.5" drive bays and is expandable with one slot.

About Crystal Group Inc.

Crystal Group Inc., a technology leader in rugged computer hardware, specializes in the design and manufacture of custom and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) rugged servers, embedded computing, networking devices, displays, power supplies, and data storage for high reliability in harsh environments. An employee-owned small business founded in 1987, Crystal Group provides the defense, government and industrial markets with in-house customization, engineering, integration, configuration management, product lifecycle planning, warranty, and support services.

Crystal Group products meet or exceed IEEE, IEC, and military standards (MIL-STD-810, 167-1, 461, MIL-S-901); are backed by warranty (5+ year) with in-house support; and are manufactured in the company's Hiawatha, Iowa, USA, facility certified to AS9100C:2009 and ISO 9001:2008 quality management standards.

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