VPT

High-Reliability DC-DC Converters and EMI Filters for Military Applications

1971 Kraft Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060,Virginia, United States of America

1971 Kraft Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060,Virginia, United States of America



VPT

VPT’s products guarantee genuine military-grade, high-reliability DC-DC converters, electromagnetic interference (EMI) filters, and other power accessories qualified to MIL-PRF-38534 Class H and Class K.

VPT offers product lines ideal for applications such as military ground vehicles, weapon systems, unmanned systems and avionics.

With a wide variety of power conversion product offerings, high efficiencies, wide temperature ranges and DLA standard microcircuit drawings (SMDs) for most models, VPT’s power conversion products are suitable for any military specification.

Rugged, high-reliability power DC-DC converters

VPT’s VXR series of rugged, high-reliability DC-DC converters and EMI filters is optimised for a broad range of applications, from military ground vehicles to manned and unmanned aircraft that endure adverse environmental conditions such as severe vibration, shock and temperature cycling.

VPT’s patent-pending epoxy encapsulated V-SHIELD® packaging is also highly resistant to chemical, solvent and salt environments, making it fully compatible with high-volume manufacturing processes such as wave solder, cleaning solvents, high-pressure sprays and aqueous wash.

Avionics and military DC-DC converters

Ranging from 1W-120W and able to withstand temperatures of up to 125°C (no power de-rating necessary), VPT’s DV Series of products are designed to meet rigid military specifications and are 100% hermetic, with a variety of circuit protection features.

The DV series is suitable for both military and avionics applications.

Isolated DC-DC converters for efficient power systems

VPT’s isolated DC-DC converters save weight, heat, and cost to create an efficient power system in addition to their family of non-isolated, synchronous, buck regulated point of load DC-DC converters.

The company’s continual advancements in power conversion technology deliver many unique advantages across its product lines, including:

  • Maximum reliability thick-film hybrid technology
  • Innovative rugged high-reliability architecture
  • Proprietary epoxy encapsulation package availability
  • Full operation over wide temperature ranges
  • High level of EMI performance
  • High-power densities
  • Lightweight design

Screening for rugged environments

Each VPT product line offers several grades of environmental screening.

Depending on the product series selected, tests performed include a non-destructive bond pull, internal visual, temperature cycling, constant acceleration and particle impact noise detection (PIND).

Screenings are also available for stabilisation bake, pre burn-in electrical and burn-in, 100% final electrical, hermeticity, radiography and external visual.

About VPT

VPT has been supplying high-reliability power converters to leading military organisations and programmes for more than two decades.

The company’s products have been included in programmes such as the F-15/16/18/22 and F35, the Watchkeeper unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Blackhawk helicopter, Stryker tank and anti-tank guided missile, next-generation main battle tank, EuroHawk UAV, Apache helicopter, P-1 aircraft and the Tornado Fighter.

VPT’s experience in space solutions includes the International Space Station, Pluto New Horizons, Worldview-3 satellite system, Atlas V, Falcon 9 and ExoMars. All VPT products are MIL-PRF-38534 Class H and Class K certified.

DV Series

VPT's DV series of products includes a versatile range of highly reliable DC-DC converters, EMI filters, and other power accessories.

VPT Series

The highly reliable and cost-effective VPT range of COTS DC-DC converters delivers premium performance ranging from 5W-100W.

VXR Series

VPT's VXR series features a range of rugged and reliable DC-DC converters and EMI filter units.

DC-DC Converters for Rugged Ground Vehicles

Tanks. Mine rollers. Armoured vehicles. VPT supplies them all with DC-DC power converters and accessory products that are up to the challenges of the roughest environments.

VXR30-2800S DC-DC Converter

The VXR30-2800S is optimised for a broad range of applications from military ground vehicles to commercial and military aircraft and is intended for adverse environments, including severe vibration, shock and temperature cycling.

THAAD Theatre High Altitude Area Defense – Missile System

The THAAD terminal (formerly theatre) high-altitude area defence missile system is an easily transportable defensive weapon system to protect against hostile incoming threats, such as tactical and theatre ballistic missiles, at ranges of 200km and altitudes of up to 150km.

Stryker Armoured Combat Vehicle Family

Stryker is based on the GDLS Canada LAV III 8×8 light armoured vehicle, in service since early 2001. The LAV III is itself a version of the Piranha III built by Mowag of Switzerland.

Abrams M1A2 SEPV3 Main Battle Tank

Abrams M1A2 SEPV3 (System Enhanced Package) is a modernised configuration of the Abrams main battle tank (MBT) in service with the US Army.

CH-47D/F / MH-47E Chinook Helicopter

The CH-47D Chinook helicopter transports troops, artillery, supplies and equipment to the battlefield with other applications ranging from medical evacuation, aircraft recovery, parachute drop, search and rescue to disaster relief, firefighting and heavy construction.

NH90 Tactical Transport Helicopter

The NH90 Tactical Transport Helicopter (TTH) is a multi-role military transport helicopter manufactured by NHIndustries, a consortium owned by AgustaWestland (32%), Airbus Helicopters (62.5%), and Stork Fokker (5.5%).

VPT Receives Patent for V-SHIELD Packaging Technology

VPT has earned a patent, No US 10,321,569, titled “Electronic Module and Method of Making Same” for their V-SHIELD® packaging technology. VPT’s expert power supply innovators engineered V-SHIELD to provide superior operation in even the harshest conditions.

VPT’s Design for New Power Converter with Gate Driving Awarded US Patent

At VPT we are constantly developing new and innovative power conversion solutions for use in avionics, military, space, and industrial applications. We are proud to announce that one of our recent breakthrough designs has earned a US patent. This is a testament to the ingenuity and expertise of our engineers who continually push the boundaries of power conversion technology.

Technical Video Library Accessibility

We appreciate being a member of the engineering community and providing helpful technical resources to other engineers around the world.

Comprehensive Quality Control Drives High Product Reliability

VPT proudly manufactures power conversion solutions for critical power systems in avionics, military, and space applications. Client feedback praises VPT for having the industry’s best control processes, product reliability, and overall satisfaction. This is a result of many factors that are all bound together with VPT’s proactive quality control programme. Strict adherence to this programme, which involves every stage of product development, enables continuous improvement and superior reliability.

Exploring VPT’s Role in Ground-Breaking Space Programmes

We are amid a time of monumental importance for space technology and exploration. In the past few years alone, we’ve seen remarkable first-time accomplishments by both commercial and government space organisations, witnessing the first successful launch and landing of reusable rockets, the very first up-close images of Pluto, and the first launch of an asteroid mining mission. Additionally, vital human health and environmental issues are explored and improved regularly, thanks to the work aboard the International Space Station.

VPT Recognised for Supplier Excellence by L3

L3 Space & Sensors has awarded VPT the Distinguished Supplier Award for Outstanding On-Time Delivery. VPT is one of only three suppliers to receive this award for supplier performance in 2017. The award acknowledges VPT’s commitment to delivering products to customers on time.

VPT Presents at Space Parts Working Group 2018

VPT’s Vice President of Engineering, Leonard Leslie, presented company and space components updates to attendees at the 47th annual Space Parts Working Group in Torrance, CA. Guests included members from government agencies, prime system contractors and subcontractors, part suppliers, and laboratories.

Virginia Tech Global Entrepreneur Challenge 2018

The ninth annual Virginia Tech Global Entrepreneur Challenge began this week as students and recent graduates from universities across the globe present a business model to a panel of judges.

VPT Appoints Solid State Supplies for Product Distribution in UK

VPT (VPT®), a HEICO company, today announced that it has entered an exclusive distributor agreement with Solid State Supplies for VPT’s high-reliability power conversion products in the UK and Irish markets. As a division of Solid State, Solid State Supplies is a highly accredited and experienced distributor for globally recognised electronics OEMs.

VPT Expands VXR High-Reliability Line

VPT, Inc. (VPT®), a HEICO company, today released its dual output VXR series DC-DC converters to augment its offering of advanced, high-reliability, commercial-off-the-shelf COTS) products.

VPT

1971 Kraft Drive

Blacksburg

VA 24060

Virginia

United States of America

+1 425 353 3010 www.vptpower.com