Ground Vehicle Power Supplies

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Types of Ground Vehicle Power Supplies

In the most demanding military applications, reliable power is a necessity. Advanced Conversion Technology (ACT) specializes in sophisticated technical solutions that can handle the input requirements defined by MIL-STD-1275, hence calling it a MIL-STD-1275 power supply. With more than 30 years of expertise, we are the first choice of military contractors and high end industrial manufacturers across the country.

MIL-STD-1275 Power Supply Requirements

MIL-STD-1275 is the published standard pertaining to the input voltage requirements for ground vehicle electronics (Vetronics) which results in specific ground vehicle power supplies. Military ground vehicles use a nominal 28 VDC power supply. A large portion of the standard deals with requirements for handling transient spikes and surges — important considerations for any power supply used to run critical navigation systems, radio communications, and other equipment in military applications.

According to MIL-STD-1275, ground vehicle power supplies must be able to handle:

  • Transient spikes of up to ±250 V for 50 µs with durations no longer than 1 ms with maximum energy of 15 mJ
  • Surges of 100 VDC for 50 ms from a 0.5 ? impedance source repeated five times per second

For more information and detailed technical requirements for MIL-STD-1275 power supply standards, contact ACT and speak with one of our engineers directly.

Our Products

Advanced Conversion Technology sells DC-DC military ground vehicle power supplies for a wide range of potential installations and applications. Our products are reliable and affordable, and can be configured to provide support for a variety of input voltages, as well as single or multiple output formats. Key features of our products include:

  • Short circuit, reverse polarity and overload protection
  • High reliability for use in the most demanding applications
  • Superior EMI/RFI control and management
  • Remote on/off control
  • Many additional features

Our forced air and natural convection cooled products can be utilized in temperatures ranging from -40 to 71°C. Rugged housings and complex packaging options further add to the versatility of our ground vehicle power supplies. Outside of military use, our products are ideal for any application in which resistance to vibration, shock and other environmental/physical stresses are required.

The Industry Leader in Ground Vehicle Power Supplies

If you’re in need of a reliable power supply, contact Advanced Conversion Technology first. Our products are simple, stress-resistant and fully compliant with MIL-STD-1275 and related standards such as MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-810 and MIL-STD-202. Our 63,000 square foot domestic manufacturing facility is vertically integrated, meaning all fabrication and acceptance testing is done in house. This allows us to maintain an exceptionally high level of quality control when producing ground vehicle power supplies for military and civilian use. We can quickly turn around any order at a price that works for your budget.

Contact ACT Today to Request a Quote

When you work with ACT, you are working with a team that has more than 300 years of combined engineering expertise. We have a long history of supporting some of the country’s most demanding defense contractors with products that meet or exceed all relevant standards.

If you need a 28 VDC power supply or other military DC-DC power solution, contact us first. One of our team members will be happy to discuss your needs and put together a detailed quote. Call or email our office to get started today.