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Targa Systems Applications- Military, Aerospace, Avionics and Ground Vehicle Application Specific Standard Product and Modified COTS Solutions
Targa Systems Data Storage Solutions
Targa Systems Data Storage Solutions
Targa Systems Data Storage Solutions

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Targa Systems Data Storage Solutions

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The following are some of Targa Systems' military, aerospace, avionics and ground vehicle application specific standard product and modified COTS solutions:

F-16 Reconnaissance POD Network Attached Storage

NAS for airborne POD with ruggedized door

Requirements:
To provide a NAS (Network Attached Storage) DTU, for use in an F-16 airborne DB-110 Reconnaissance POD.

Targa's Solution:
Targa's COTS Series 3 PC Card NAS Data Transfer System with ruggedized door successfully fulfilled this requirement and met the environmental specifications.

S-76 Helicopter HUMS Recorder

helicopter HUMS recorder

Requirements:
To provide a low-cost, COTS Data Transfer Unit to record HUMS data on a S-76 Helicopter.

Targa's Solution:
Targa's COTS Series 3 PC Card Data Transfer System with LED Display successfully fulfilled this requirement and met the helicopter environmental specifications.

P-8 Poseidon MMA Network Attached Storage

NAS data transfer unit for aircraft

Requirements:
To provide a NAS (Network Attached Storage) DTU for the P-8 Poseidon (formerly the Multimission Maritime Aircraft or MMA).

Targa's Solution:
Targa's COTS Series 4 NAS Data Transfer System with removable 40GB flash disk successfully fulfilled this requirement and met the environmental specifications.

Airborne POD Removable Flash Disk

airborne POD removable flash disk

Requirements:
To provide high capacity removable flash disk, accessible in a airborne POD with restricted opening access.

Targa's Solution:
Targa's Series 4 Removable Disk Data Transfer System lever and eject mechanism modified to meet customers unique mounting requirements.

UK Tornado Removable Flash Disk for Moving Map Display

high capacity removable flash disk for moving map display

Requirements:
To provide high capacity removable flash disk, to form-fit blind-connect to existing enclosure in a crowded avionics bay.

Targa's Solution:
Targa's Series 4 Removable Disk Data Transfer System mounting modified to meet customers unique mounting requirements.

Custom Data Loader Unit Sea King Helicopter - Avionics Upgrade

avionics - custom data loader Sea King helicopter

Requirements:
To develop a custom, fully qualified SCSI PC Card Data Loader for a Sea King helicopter avionics upgrade program and deliver qualified units within 6 months.

Targa's Solution:
Using Targa's Series 3 SCSI Compact Data Recorder as the design baseline, Targa developed and completed the airworthiness certification program within 6 months. Production build program now in progress.

Optical Disk Replacement B2 Bomber

Optical Disk Replacement B2 Bomber

Requirements:
To develop a direct functional replacement for an optical disk based mission load device.

Targa's Solution:
Phase 1, Targa modified a Series 3 Compact Data Recorder to fully emulate the optical drives functionality as a proof of concept.

Phase 2, modified the Series 3 CDR to meet the physical packaging requirements for retrofit and support the customer through qualification testing. The Targa Series 3 solution is now fully qualified and flying on the B2.

Missile Target System UnderWing POD

Missile Target System UnderWing POD

Requirements:
To provide high speed data storage directly from the MTS system bus onto a removable SCSI disk for use in a "high performance" airframe missile POD.

Targa's Solution:
Targa developed the THPS 3.5" disk rugged holder system and a MTS data bus recorder interface card. Targa's MTS recorder was used through-out the MTS programs development and flight trails without a single mission failure.

Airborne Rugged Drive for Replacement (Brequet Atlantique)

airborne surveillance system disk storage unit

Requirements:
To provide a form / fit / function replacement to an existing airborne surveillance system disk storage unit.

Targa's Solution:
Targa, working with the customer in a joint development effort, designed a replacement system based on Targa's Series 1 "SRA" Cartridge system. The replacement system has been in service for over 5 years without a single returned unit.

Serial Recorder Fighter POD Mount

serial interface data recorder with removable memory cartridge

Requirements:
To provide a serial interface data recorder with a removable memory cartridge for installation in a 4" diameter wingmount POD for fighter training.

Targa's Solution:
Targa developed the Series 2 Holder and Cartridge systems which support 115KB RS422/485 serial or SCSI interface. Over 200 systems have been deployed and logged in excess of 20 000 fault free sorties.

C5 Data Trending Recorder/DTU

Series 3 CDR/DTU with PC Card

Requirements:
To have an airborne-qualified unit to accept PC Cards to record data; replaces an absolute A track tape system.

Targa's Solution:
Series 3 commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) Series 3 CDR/DTU with PC Cards. Industry-standard front bezel mount made for easy mounting in existing ATR enclosure. Unit passed all airborne qualification testing.

(Photo courtesy of OnBoard Software, Inc.)

Airborne Mission Load Unit/DTU

Airborne Mission Load Unit DTU

Requirements:
An airborne qualified data transfer unit (DTU) to accept PC cards to upload mission data. (Unit needed to be smaller than standard product, accept +5V and mount in existing mounting holes.)

Targa's Solution:
Targa modified the standard Series 3 CDR/DTU to supply the Series 3 Internal Mount DTU; custom mounting holes were added. Unit passed all airborne qualification testing.

 
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