Kontron selected by Safran Electronics & Defense for small form factor certifiable rugged mission computers

Kontron selected by Safran Electronics & Defense for small form factor certifiable rugged mission computers

Toulon, France, June 21, 2017 – Kontron, a leading provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), today announced it has been selected by Safran Electronics & Defense to supply COBALT mission computers for the Patroller Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).

Kontron’s team in Toulon, France, will perform the adaptation of the COBALT platform to suit the needs of the drone. “Kontron is very proud to support Safran in this major drone program” said Philippe Vincent, General Manager of Kontron France, “Our field-proven COBALT platforms are resulting from decades of experience in satisfying computational, sensor and bandwidth system demands in harsh environments”.

Kontron will showcase its full line of rugged computing platforms at the International Paris Air Show, June 19-25 in Paris, France, at booth #B78-B54-B52, Hall 4.

The MIL-STD COBALT series provides a small, fully sealed IP67 enclosure and Intel multi-core processing performance, which make it an optimal solution for sensor control and various processing needs on unmanned vehicles. Kontron’s solutions are designed to meet requirements for modularity, safety-critical interoperability and optimized size, weight, power and cost (SWaP-C).


Please find more information here: http://www.kontron.com/products/systems/defense-computers/compact-mission-computers/




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Kontron, a global leader in embedded computing technology and a pioneer in secure IoT platform solutions, provides a combined portfolio of hardware, middleware and services. With its leading-edge standard products and solution ready platforms, Kontron enables new technologies and applications across multiple industries. As a result, customers benefit from accelerated time-to-market, reduced total cost of ownership, product longevity and the best overall application with the highest reliability in embedded technology. Kontron is a listed company. Its shares are traded in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and on other exchanges under the symbol “KBC”. For more information, please visit: www.kontron.com


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Kontron AG
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