Fanless Rugged Miniature Military Computer

Temperature Range -40°C to + 71°C

AMC-1000 is a miniature fan-less PC military (avionic naval, and Land mobile) PC computer running Windows XP or Win 7 Embedded. The computer is used on military planes, Fighters, and helicopters as well as on vehicles. BES configures the AMC-1000 per customer’s requirements, such as various interfaces, additional serial ports, Video, A/D, 1553, ARINC etc’. The computer uses 9-36VDC.

Base Line Configuration

  • Intel N270, or Dual Core AMD G-Series T56N 2 Cores, 1.65GHz, Cache 2x512kB GPU Core – Integrated in CPU with Radeon HD6320 and renders core frequency at 500 MHz.
  • 9-36VDC per MIL-704E Power Supply
  • Flash Disk – 8-128GB .
  • DDR3-1333 – 1GB
  • 8 x Serial Ports RS-232/422.
  • VGA
  • 4 x USB 2.0 (or 2 x PS2 + 2 x USB 2.0)
  • 4 x 100 BaseT LAN ports
  • Environmental Conditions per MIL-STD-810F
  • Output discrete signals
  • 8 outputs of discrete signals via SI2308DS FET.
  • Each of the outputs is capable of sinking Continuous load current ratings to 800 mA @70°C, withstanding 60V in the off state.
  • 4 inputs of TTL discrete signals.
  • 4 inputs of HV (28VDC) Opto Isolated discrete signals.
  • EMI/RFI per MIL-STD-461C
  • Standard temperature range –20ºC to +71ºC,
  • Extended temperature range from –40ºC to +71ºC,


  • MIL-STD-1553 interface with one or two 1553 (A+B) channels (SUMMIT chip API) programmed to operate as a BC, RT, or Monitor.
  • ARINC-429 Interface with 4 x Rx, 2 x Tx
  • Output RS-170 Composite Video
  • Internal GPS
  • Sound – AC97 controller, line-input /output
  • CAN Bus
  • Up to 4 channels of MPEG-4/H.264 compressed video stream at 4 CIF resolution 704×480 pixels, at up to 30 fps.
  • PS2 for Mouse and KBD.

1553 ARINC-429 Software development

AMC-1000 loaded with full development environment drivers and few examples of code. BES offers a set of test cables that could be used in software lab to run the computer during development.

AMC-1000 Construction

The AMC-1000 PC is designed and constructed in accordance with MIL-STD-454.

Thermal Design

The cooling of the components on the AMC-1000 PC cards, Power Supply and the CPU chip is accomplished by conduction through the aluminum enclosure of the unit.

External Connectors

External connectors are per MIL-STD-454.

Identification and Marking

The marking and labels of the equipment meet the requirements of MIL-M-13231.

Processes and Treatment

Processes and treatments (welding, soldering, brazing and corrosion (resistance protection) of the enclosure is in accordance with MIL-STD-454.

Moisture & Fungus Resistance

AMC-1000 PC assemblies are moisture resistant and are not nutrients for fungi. The PC Cards are treated with Conformal coating for protection. The coating conforms to MIL-I-46058C.

External Finishes

The computer external surfaces are chemically treated prior to painting. All residues and contaminants are removed prior to applying one coat of primer. The finish is semi-gloss per FED-STD-595.

Environmental Conditions


The AMC-1000 PC will not be damaged or affected by the effects of ambient air temperature as follows:
-20°C to 71°C or
-40°C to 71°C


(Storage and transportation) -50° to 85°C.


The AMC-1000 PC operates as specified herein after being subjected to operational shocks
3 shocks were conducted in each of 6 directions.
40 g, 11 msec, Saw tooth (total 18 shocks).


The AMC-1000 PC is qualified according to MIL-STD-810F for airborne, land Mobile and Naval environment.


Test on 3 axes (transverse. Longitudinal, vertical)
per Mil Std 810F / Method 514.5 / Fig. 514.5C-9
Frequency Range 15-2000 Hz.
Vibration level on each axis 4.8 Grms

Land Mobile

Test on 3 axes (transverse. Longitudinal, vertical)
per Mil Std 810F / Method 514.5 / Fig 514.5C-3
frequency range: 5-500 Hz.
Transverse – 1.53 g rms
Longitudinal – 1.96 g rms
Vertical – 1.683 g rms

Sand and Dust

The AMC-1000 PC shall operate as specified herein while and after being subjected to sand and dust as encountered in dry arid arias. The AMC-1000 PC shall meet the requirements specified in MIL-STD-810F.

Salt Fog

The AMC-1000 PC is resistant to the corrosive effects of salt fog environment. per MIL-STD-810F Method 509.3 Procedure I.

Relative humidity

The AMC-1000 PC meets the requirements specified in MIL-STD-810F.
Operating – 95% RH with no condensation.
Non-operating – 95% RH.


The AMC-1000 PC is non-nutrient to fungus growth per the requirements specified in MIL-STD-810F.


AMC-1000 complies to MIL-STD-461E.
CS101 Conducted Susceptibility, Power Leads, 30HZ-150KHz.
CE101 Conducted Emissions, Power Leads, 30Hz – 10kHz
CE102 Conducted Emissions, Power Leads, 10kHz – 10MHz
RE102 – Radiated Emissions, 10 KHz to 18 GHz
RS103 – Radiated Susceptibility, Electric Field, 2MHz –18GHz
CS114 – Conducted susceptibility, bulk current injection, 10KHZ – 200 MHZ.