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9025 VXI Integrated in VIPER/T Tester for US Marines

Category: 25, 50, 75
Company: Astronics/DME Corporation
Industry: Military | Platform: VXI

Astronics is an innovative developer and manufacturer of high performance power management systems and lighting systems for the global aerospace industry and a leading designer and manufacturer of automated test, training and simulation systems for the global defense industry. Astronics DME Corporation's Orlando-based Test, Training and Simulation Division designs, develops, manufactures and maintains communications and weapons test systems and training and simulation devices for the U.S. Department of Defense and various branches of the armed forces, foreign military operations and prime defense contractors.

Astronics DME's AN/USM-717 Virtual Instrument Portable Equipment Repair/Tester (VIPER/T) is the United States Marine Corps' newest automated test system. Based upon the previous generation Third Echelon Test Set (TETS), the VIPER/T is more advanced and packs more capability into a smaller system. VIPER/T tests and diagnoses electronic, electro-mechanical, and electro-optical equipment assemblies and circuit cards from weapons systems, radar systems and communications gear. The VIPER/T features a modular design with a Virginia Panel 25 module VXI interface allowing interchangeability of units under test.