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Ampex Announces Contract with The Boeing Company: B-52 Fault Maintenance Recorder

August 22, 2022

Ampex Announces Contract with The Boeing Company B-52 Fault Maintenance Recorder

(Hayward, CA – August 2022) Ampex Data Systems, a division of Delta Information Systems, is proud to announce the award of a firm fixed price contract with The Boeing Company in support of the U.S. Air Force’s Commercial Engine Replacement Program (CERP) of the B-52 Stratofortress. The Ampex Fault Maintenance Recorder will store critical information for the platform using its network file server capabilities.

Ampex’s low-cost TuffCORD NAS device is part of the Ampex TuffServ product line of rugged NAS systems and provides the foundation for the Fault Maintenance Recorder. TuffServ’s are multi-functional devices for customers who need a data system to operate in harsh environments in the field, airborne, at sea, and even in space. TuffServ’s are available for the full spectrum of applications to include data acquisition and storage of video, radar, imagery, bus, and flight test instrumentation data among many others. TuffServ’s can also function as whole platform servers, mission computers, or supplemental processors.

The new contract with The Boeing Company represents another major milestone for Ampex and the defense industry. “Ampex has been a leader in data acquisition and storage in the aerospace market for decades. This program award will elevate our ability to support maintenance needs and cybersecurity software operating on Ampex ruggedized hardware.” stated Nick Duran, Vice President and Director of Sales, Ampex Data Systems.

Ampex will complete work at its Las Cruces, NM facility as well as at its Silicon Valley headquarters in Hayward, CA.