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BEI Precision Systems & Space Company designs and manufactures both militarized and space versions of optical encoders, scanners, accelerometers and subsystems for use in armoured vehicles, spacecraft, tracking radar and avionics.

Combining high-tech ingenuity with 50 years of practical engineering experience, BEI Precision Systems & Space Company is an intelligent defense partner. Precision and reliability are fundamental components of every motion sensing and motion control product we build. Our shaft angle encoders, rotary or oscillating scanners and accelerometers ensure exacting performance of advanced military equipment serving armed forces the world over. Read on for a list of the US military and foreign programs that incorporate BEI’s intelligent product solutions.

ABSOLUTE ENCODER APPLICATIONS

BEI’s product range of absolute encoder applications include:

  • Turret, Trunnion and Sight Position in Tanks and Armored Personnel Carriers
  • Radar Antennae Position
  • Missile Seeker Head
  • Ammunition Loading Systems

MAJOR PROGRAM EXPERIENCE FOR ABSOLUTE ENCODERS

Absolute Encoders have been used on projects including Bradley, Avenger, Linebacker, M1A2, Korean K1, Canadian Reece, Swedish CV-90, Challenger, Breacher, GKN Warrior, AARM Missile and LAVIII.

INCREMENTAL ENCODER APPLICATIONS

BEI’s Incremental Encoder applications include:

  • Radar Antennae Position
  • Missile Seeker Head
  • Laser Range Finder for Army Personnel

MAJOR PROGRAM EXPERIENCE FOR INCREMENTAL ENCODERS

Incremental Encoders have been used on the Phalanx, Peace Shield, Lantirn, Standard Missile and Stinger Missile.

SCANNER APPLICATIONS

BEI’s Scanner applications include:

  • IR Imaging Systems in Tanks and Armored Vehicles
  • Night Vision Equipment in Airplanes and Helicopters
  • Light Weight Launchers
  • Robotics in Hazardous Environments

MAJOR PROGRAM EXPERIENCE FOR SCANNERS

BEI Scanners have been used on the F/A 18, M1A2 Bradley, LAV 105, UAV Flirs and various helicopters.

ACCELEROMETER APPLICATIONS

Accelerometer applications include:

  • Flight Control
  • Fatigue Monitoring

MAJOR PROGRAM EXPERIENCE FOR ACCELEROMETERS

BEI's Accelerometers have been used on F16 and F15 airplanes and CH53 helicopters.

Contact Details

BEI Precision Systems & Space Company, Inc.
Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST)
1100 Murphy Drive
Maumelle
Arkansas 72113
United States of America
+1 501 851 4000
+1 501 851 5476
sales@beiprecision.com
www.beiprecision.com

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