Cobham Aerospace Communications Slip rings for Tanks and Weapon Systems

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Cobham is a leader in the development and production of electrical sliprings (also named as slipring assortment or SRA), which allow electrical bonding (electrical slipring) between rotating and stationary components.

Our slipring assortment consists of standardised and individually manufactured slipring products and embraces most application areas (µA up to kA, µV up to kV, DC up to 500MHz, mW up to MW). We are also open to the opportunity of developing additional functionality and integrating it in our slipring products. Additional functions may consist but are not limited to such options as microwave joints, swivel joints, hydraulic joints, emitters and fibre-optic.

The strength of Cobham is our technical competence, as well as our ability to develop new solutions and to introduce them as an innovation to the market. More than 25 percent of our employees work on assuring the reliability and high-performance of our sliprings and rotary joints.

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Robust slip rings for defence operations

The robust sliprings Cobham supplies for turrets and defence applications are capable of withstanding the intense vibrations experienced during operations. Armoured vehicle sliprings for turrets transmit high-power, as well as signals such as databus, radio and multiplex. Others also contain an NBC air channel and / or an encoder.

For pilot training, sliprings are available for centrifugal machines. They feature high-frequency coaxial cells at 80dB, with 100MHz power rates.

Slip rings for tanks and radars

Sliprings featuring L and X-band rotary joints can be fitted onto radars, enabling power and signals to be transmitted across secure, high-frequency channels. Sliprings can be fitted on tank turrets and military vehicles for frontline operations, allowing power, ethernet, video and CAN buses signals to be transmitted in the battlefield using fibre-optic channels.

Slip rings for weapon systems

Transmission capabilities are enabled on weapon systems, ensuring that troops have operational communications and channels. These solutions can be operated remotely for safety purposes, under protective armour if required. Units are available for the weapon systems of armoured vehicles, providing high-power transmission of data buses, and low and high-frequency signals.

Hybrid joint slip rings and additional functionality

Cobham is a developer of additional functionality and combining it with its slipring products available functions include microwave joints, swivel joints, hydraulic joints, emitters and fibre-optic.

Cobham prides itself on technical competence, along with our ability for the development of new solutions and introducing them as new market innovations. The goal of more than 25% of our employees is to assure the reliability and high-performance of our sliprings and rotary joints.

About Cobham

Since 1946, Cobham has operated in conformity with the requirements of our customers in the aerospace and defence sectors especially referring to electrical sliprings.

More than ever, the quality of electrical sliprings is our main target. The quality assurance department is involved at each stage of the life cycle of our products, from development to manufacturing. Maintaining and improving quality standards is made possible by an ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and EN 9100 compliant company organisation.

To this end, the quality department benefits from specialised human and technical resources for the manufacturing and maintaining operations on electrical sliprings.

COBHAM AEROSPACE COMMUNICATIONS also is a Part-145 maintenance organisation and a Part-21 production organisation approved by La Direction Générale de l’Aviation Civile..

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Cobham Aerospace Communications to Showcase Rotary Equipment at MSPO and DSEI

Cobham Aerospace Communications (Cobham) will be exhibiting its rotary equipment for defence and aerospace industries in September at international shows MSPO and DSEI.

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Slip Rings for Defence Applications

Cobham provides reliable slip rings for battle tanks, remote weapon systems and missile launchers.

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Cobham Aerospace Communications

5 Avenue Denis Papin - BP 36

92353 Le Plessis-Robinson

France

+33 1 46 01 21 16 +33 1 46 32 52 07

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Applications of Sliprings on Tanks

Fitted on the turret of a main battle tank, this slipring enables the transmission of power and ethernet.

Applications of Sliprings on Turrets

For advanced technology tank turrets, this slipring assembly, which has an evolutive modular design to allow the transmission of a large variety of electrical signals and includes an NBC air channel.

Applications of Sliprings on Radars

Fitted on a high-performance mobile radar for air surveillance. This slipring enables the transmission of power, ethernet and includes optical and high-frequency channels.

Sliprings for Weapon Systems

Fitted on the weapon system of an armoured vehicle, this defence application slip ring enables the transmission of high power, analogue, high-frequency and low level signals, as well as of data buses.

Gun Sight Applications of Turret and Defence Sliprings

This slipring is used for centrifugal machines for pilot training. It includes high-frequency coaxial cells (>80dB at 100MHz).

Applications of Sliprings on Defence Systems

Fitted on a radar, this slipring rotary joint assembly is composed of a slipring and a X and L-band rotary joint. It enables the transmission of power, signals and includes high-frequency channels.

Sliprings for Radars

For use in a radar, this high technology radar slipring includes a high-frequency rotary joint and a high-precision positioning system. It operates under extreme EMI conditions.

Sliprings on Tanks

Fitted on a radar, this slipring rotary joint assembly is composed of a slipring and a X and L-band rotary joint. It enables the transmission of power, signals and includes high-frequency channels.

Sliprings on Turrets

This slipring is used for transmission of high-power and low-level signals on the turret of an armoured vehicle. It incorporates technology specifically designed for turret stealth.

Sliprings for Radar Applications

Fitted on a ground radar this hollow-shaft radar slip ring can be supplied with an integrated hyper frequency coaxial rotary joint. It has EMI, RMI immunity.

Sliprings for Tanks

Fitted on the turret of a main battle tank, this slipring enables the transmission of power and CAN buses.

Applications of Sliprings on Turrets of Radars

Fitted on a medium to long-range surveillance radar, this slipring enables the transmission of a range of data.

Applications of Sliprings on Weapon Systems

Fitted on weapon stations, it is remotely operated to keep the operator under armoured protection. This slipring enables the transmission of power, video, ethernet and CAN buses.

Applications of Sliprings on Turrets of Military Vehicles

Fitted on the weapon system of armoured vehicles, this slipring enables the transmission of power, video, ethernet, CAN buses and includes fibre-optic channels.

Press Release

23 August 2017

Cobham Aerospace Communications (Cobham) will be exhibiting its rotary equipment for defence and aerospace industries in September at international shows MSPO and DSEI.

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8 June 2017

Cobham Aerospace Communications, a global leader with 70 years of experience in developing and producing rotating equipment for the aerospace and defence industries, will be exhibiting at the International Paris Air Show.

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7 March 2017

Cobham Aerospace Communications launches a new instrumentation slip ring that can rotate at the speed of 4,300rpm.

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26 January 2017

World-leading high-performance slip rings provider Cobham Aerospace Communications is announcing the launch of its compact 4 stage rotary joint for military vehicles (AFVs and MBTs) and weapon systems.

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Cobham Aerospace Communications

5 Avenue Denis Papin - BP 36

92353 Le Plessis-Robinson

France

+33 1 46 01 21 16 +33 1 46 32 52 07

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