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Cyber Essentials Certified

Feb 2017 - AES are certified Cyber Essential Compliant

AES are pleased to announce that we are now are certified compliant with the requirements of the Cyber Essentials Scheme. Cyber Essentials is a government-backed, industry supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common cyber attacks. [Read more...]

pentek Jade FPGA platform based on the Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA

Sept 2016 - Pentek Introduce the Jade FPGA Platform Architecture with Navigator Design Suite Software Tools

Pentek's New Jade platform is based on the Xilinx Kintex UltraScale FPGA and embodies a new streamlined approach to FPGA based boards, simplifying the design to reduce power and cost, while still providing some of the highest performance FPGA resources available today. Navigator Design Suite synchronises the tasks of custom FPGA IP design and the creation of host software for control. [Read more...]

cm computer rugged atr chassis

Sept 2016 - NEW Rugged COTS ATR Chassis Solutions

AES is proud to announce it is now working with CM Computer. Their universal COTS ATR product range meets the complete spectrum of 6U & 3U military applications. Fully configurable to support a wide range of build options for 3U and 6U (VME, cPCI & VPX) cards including power, cooling and I/O. [Read more...]

newwave 10GbE XMC and PCIe FPGA cards

Aug 2016 - NEW 10 Gigabit Ethernet Programmable Network Interface Cards

AES is proud to announce it is now working with New Wave Design and Verification. New Wave DV’s programmable network interface cards are designed for real-time, high-bandwidth 10 Gigabit Ethernet network applications deployed in high-end, rugged environments and mission-critical systems, next-generation radar and signal intelligence systems. [Read more...]

Talon Sentinel Intelligent Signal Scanning Recording System

July 2016 - NEW Sentinel Intelligent Signal Scanning Recorder

The Pentek RTS 2620 6GHz RF Sentinel™ Intelligent Signal Scanning rackmount recorder, is a fully integrated signal scanner, with RF tuner and RF upconverter which can scan and search from 2 MHz to 6 GHz at 30 GHz/sec scan rate. [Read more...]

sdk rugged mission platforms, storage and displays

July 2016 - NEW Range of Rugged Mission Computers, Servers & SSD Storage

AES is proud to announce it is now working with SDK Embedded Systems Ltd. All SDK products are designed for Industrial and Military rugged applications and include fully featured rugged Servers, Display Systems & Rugged SSD Storage. The new SD-A67RMG server is a good example of a SWaP optimised rugged platform suited for deployment in harsh environments. [Read more...]

Pentek FMC module TI ADC32RF45 ADC

June 2016 - Pentek New Software Radio Module with Texas Instruments ADC32RF45 A/D Converter

The Model 3320 FMC accepts two analog RF or IF inputs on front panel connectors into a Texas Instruments ADC32RF45 dual 14-bit 3 GSPS A/D converter with built-in multiband DDCs. On the output side, the Texas Instruments DAC39J84 D/A converter accepts baseband real or complex data streams from the FPGA. Each stream then passes through digital interpolation and upconversion stages before delivery to the D/A at sampling rates up to 2.8 GSPS. This sets a new benchmark for Pentek channel density and conversion speeds in a transceiver product. [Read more...]

JOSCAR Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register (JOSCAR), the accreditation system for Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space Sectors

May 2016 - AES are now Registered as a Member of JOSCAR

AES are pleased to announce that we have become a member of the Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register (JOSCAR), the new accreditation system for the aerospace, defence and security sectors. The system was established following an initiative led by ADS and includes a growing number of prime contractors (BAE Maritime Services, Babcock International, Selex ES and Qinetiq Ltd) as registered buyers. It is designed to help suppliers demonstate that they are 'fit for business'. [Read more...]

Valid8 Internet of Things Test Application

May 2016 - Valid8 Launch Two Exciting Internet of Things (IoT) Test Applications

The new IoT Load Tester and IoT Conformance Tester for Embedded Devices provide an all-in-one, cost-effective solution for emulating and testing against large numbers of IoT devices. Designed as a fully automatable solution they address the unique challenges of IoT testing by supporting a wide range of protocols and industries. [Read more...]

Magna Load DC electronic load

Apr 2016 - NEW MagnaLOAD DC Electronic Loads Spanning 1.25 kW to 120 kW+

Magna-Power Electronics, a worldwide leader in programmable DC power products, released its MagnaLOAD product line of DC electronic loads spanning 1.25 kW to 120 kW+. The new product line includes 3 product series, ALx Series, ARx Series, and WRx Series spanning 39 air- and water-cooled models from 1.25 kW to 120 kW+ with voltage ranges up to 0-1,000 Vdc and current ranges up to 0-1,200 Adc.

The MagnaLOAD product line launches with Magna-Power’s all new distributed DSP architecture, MagnaLINK™, featuring digital control loops and an internally developed high-speed product-to-product communication protocol. The MagnaLOAD product line is designed to dissipate DC power during development, manufacturing, and validation of DC sources, including: power supplies, DC-DC converters, batteries, solar panels, fuel cells, motors, and electromagnets. [Read more...]

Pentek VITA 49 Radio Transport (VRT) protocol

Feb 2016 - NEW VITA 49 Protocol Engine added to PENTEK Cobalt FPGA Boards

Pentek's Cobalt Model 7X664 (200MHz 16-bit A/D) is first of the Cobalt range to be provided with an IP engine for the VITA 49 Radio Transport (VRT) protocol. The VITA Radio Transport (VRT) standard defines a transport-layer protocol for data and context packets designed to promote interoperability between RF (radio frequency) receivers and signal processing equipment in a wide range of communication and radar systems. The VRT protocol provides a variety of formatting options that allow the transport layer to be optimized for each application. VRT enables high-precision timestamping to provide time synchronization between multiple receiver channels. Context packets can capture very precise context for each signal, including antennae gain and azimuth, frequency, spatial location, temperature and more.

The VITA 49 specification addresses the problems of interoperability between elements of Software Defined Radio (SDR) systems. Previously, each SDR receiver manufacturer developed custom and proprietary digitized data and meta-data formats, making exchange of data from different receivers challenging. With a common protocol, SDR receivers can be interchanged, enabling hardware upgrades and mitigating hardware lifecycle limitations, without the need to create new software to support each new receiver. [Read more...]


Jan 2016 - We have launched our NEW Branding and Website

We are pleased to launch our newly created company logo and website. With a clean modern theme our new website has richer content and improved navigation to aid product selection. We are still the same company with the same high quality products and customer service values...We hope you like it!


June 2015 - Programmable DC Power Supply products

AES is proud to announce it is now working with Magna-Power Electronics. All Magna-Power DC Power Supplies combine the best of DC power processing with microprocessor embedded control, they are current fed and are more tolerant to abusive loads then conventional switching power supplies. [Read more...]

pentek fmc carrier

Feb 2015 - NEW PCIe FMC Carrier from PENTEK

Pentek's Model 7070 is a high performance PCIe Virtex-7 FMC Carrier board. Linked with Pentek's SPARK 8266 system it provides an ideal development platform for data acquisition applications. [Read more...]

apissys 3u vpx 2.5gsps and 4.0gsps

Jan 2015 - ApisSys NEW Ultra High Speed Data Converter 3U VPX Products

ApisSys release two new High Speed Data Conversion cards the AV119 Wideband 2.5Gsps Transceiver with DDC and the AV121 4.0Gsps Receiver. [Read more...]