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Nova’s NERM Rugged Modular UPS Systems for FAA Air Traffic Control Back-Up System Upgrades

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has started investing the first $1 billion of $5 billion available via the recently passed Infrastructure bill into the country’s air traffic control system. The funding will sustain, repair, or replace hundreds of buildings and pieces of equipment that make flying in the United States the safest in the world. Chief among the upgrades will be Power Systems, specifically back-up power systems for our air traffic systems. Nova Electric’s Rugged NERM-Series...

Nova Powers Lockheed’s New AN/TPQ-53 Counter-Fire Radar!

Military + Aerospace Electronics reports that "radar experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are moving to full-scale production of the company's AN/TPQ-53 counter-fire radar to detect, classify, track, and pinpoint enemy drones and incoming artillery shells without posing a risk to nearby aircraft and military forces... The so-called Q-53 is a solid-state phased array radar that detects, classifies, tracks, and determines the location of enemy indirect fire weapons like rockets, artillery shells, and mortars in either 360- or 90-degree modes. This...

US Navy’s AN/USQ-T46E and AN/USQ-T52 ATD Battle Force Tactical Training System (BFTT) Relies On Nova Power!

The US Navy’s AN/USQ-T46E and AN/USQ-T52 ATD Battle Force Tactical Training System (BFTT) provides coordinated stimulation/simulation of shipboard combat systems to facilitate combat systems team training, providing the capability to conduct realistic joint warfare training across the spectrum of armed conflict, and conduct realistic unit level team training in all primary warfare areas. More than 130 U.S. Navy warships, including CVN, CG, DDG, LHA, LHD, LPD and LSD class ships have the BFTT system. Nova Electric hardware was the...

THAAD, in first operational use, destroys midrange ballistic missile in Houthi attack

January 21, 2022 from defensenews.com "A multibillion-dollar missile defense system owned by the United Arab Emirates and developed by the U.S. military intercepted a ballistic missile on Monday during a deadly attack by Houthi militants in Abu Dhabi, marking the system’s first known use in a military operation." The THAAD system uses Nova's Jupiter-Series UPS system in the radar, and uses our Galaxy-Series UPS in the fire control that was used to actually fire the missile that shot down the enemy's...

Announcing Nova’s New Rugged Ultra Lightweight 2-3 KW Naval UPS with Three-Phase PFC Input!

We are proud to announce our new Rugged Ultra Lightweight 2-3 KW Naval UPS with Three-Phase PFC Input, specifically made for demanding Naval applications in high shock, vibration, humidity, and EMI environments in compliance to MIL-STD-1399 and MIL-STD-461. The standard input is 115 VAC, 60 Hz, three-phase Delta shipboard power, and the standard output is 120 VAC, 60 Hz, single-phase, with up to 3 KVA / 3 KW continuous output power. Separate rack mount battery packs featuring premium Cyclon battery...

Nova’s NERM-Series UPS Successfully Completes Formal Qual Testing to MIL-STD-1399, MIL-STD-461G, MIL-STD-740-2, MIL-STD-167-1A, MIL-STD-810H, MIL-STD-2036, and MIL-STD-1474E!

Nova's rugged NERM-Series Three-Phase Modular / Redundant True Online UPS has successfully completed formal Qualification Testing at a third party accredited laboratory, as follows: MIL-STD-1399 Section 300B: For Type I Apparatus Voltage and Frequency Tolerance Test Voltage and Frequency Transient Tolerance and Recovery Test Voltage Spike Test Emergency Condition Test Grounding Test User Equipment Power Profile Test Current Waveform Test Voltage and Frequency Modulation Test Simulated Human Body Leakage Current Tests for Personnel Safety MIL-STD-740-2: Structureborne Vibratory Acceleration Measurements for Type III Equipment Additional...

Shock Testing High-Power Jupiter-Series UPSs, Inverters, and Frequency Converters

Nova’s Jupiter Series True Online UPSs, Solid State Frequency Converters, and Pure Sinewave High Power DC-AC Inverters are the US Armed Forces’ choice for countless high profile military applications, and are built to survive the most demanding shock and vibration requirements including MIL-S-901, MIL-STD-810, and MIL-STD-167. Fully ruggedized Jupiter Cabinets can be equipped with heavy duty shock mounts specified to attenuate nearly any requirement, and optionally tested in accredited third party laboratories to ensure compliance as shown here. Please...

Nova’s New NGLRK Pure Sine Wave Lightweight Three-Phase Output DC-AC Inverters

Nova's new NGLRK Series inverters are intended for industrial and military applications where DC voltage needs to be converted to 50 Hz, 60 Hz, or 400 Hz 3Ø AC Voltage. These inverters are typically used to reliably power electronic loads such as computers, monitors, printers, communications systems, and radios. They can also be used to power demanding loads such as hand tools, motors, and totally unbalanced 3Ø devices. NGLRK inverters can be ruggedized for military grade shock, vibration, temperature,...

Nova’s Sister Division, Mid-Eastern Industries, Gets A New Website!

Nova Electric's sister division, Mid-Eastern Industries, unveiled its new website today. Filled with updated information, graphics, and pictures, the site will showcase Mid-Eastern's comprehensive family of High Precision Linear Power Supplies. Since 1959, Mid-Eastern Industries has been the world leader in Linear Power Supply design and manufacture. Offering a full line of programmable and non programmable Linear Power Supplies, the company serves military and industrial applications which require high precision and low noise DC power sources. Most models are available...