Defence Applications

Across Land, Sea & Air

Defence operating systems across land, sea & air

Established in 1985, Captec is a British SME specialising in the design and manufacture of leading-edge defence computing solutions. A growing name in the defence market with multisector experience, we are disrupting the industry by leveraging the cost and availability advantages of COTS hardware combined with bespoke engineering capabilities.

Our solutions meet exacting requirements and deliver a competitive advantage at the lowest lifetime cost of ownership, on time and in budget.

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Mobile deployed computers

Our engineers are experts in developing and innovating around core requirements, form factor, ruggedisation, processing performance, thermal management and EMC compliance.

Features and benefits

  • SWaP – Small and large form factors, lighter materials and power optimised.
  • Ruggedised – Designed to operate reliably in the harshest environments.
  • Thermal management – Delivering performance uptime in extreme temperatures.
  • Power – Ruggedised distribution and conditioning.

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The first of the newest support ships for the Royal Navy, RFA Tidespring, a 39,000-tonne tanker, which can carry up to 19,000 cubic metres of fuel and 1,400 cubic metres of fresh water, will join the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, a civilian-manned fleet which provides support for warships, helping the Royal Navy to maintain its operations 24/7, 365 days a year, around the world.

Naval certified computer racks

Designed to optimise flexibility, protection and installation. Modular construction allows for simple breakdown and installation, removing the costly need to modify internal ship infrastructure.

Features and benefits

  • Reduced weight – Lighter materials to support ease of transportation and installation.
  • Shock and vibration – Rigorously tested and capability.
  • Fire suppression – Integrated CO2 fire suppression capability.
  • Customised tray metalwork – For mounting COTS and military-grade equipment.

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High performance ruggedised computers

Skilled at architecting complex high performance computers to support significant instances of virtualisation, core counts and redundancy, ruggedised to withstand military operating environments.

Features and benefits

  • Ruggedised – Bespoke and commercial platforms.
  • Certified – Application-specific certification.
  • Thermally optimised – Convection, liquid and advanced immersive cooling technologies.
  • Secured – Architected for physical security.

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Rugged tablet and notebook computers

Leveraging market-leading COTS, fully-rugged and semi-rugged notebook and tablet computers, supported with additional customisation services to suit operational requirements.

Features and benefits

  • Ruggedised – Certified to MIL-STD 810G and IP65+ to ensure reliability in the field.
  • Customised – To meet ergonomics, I/O connectivity and battery life requirements.
  • In-vehicle – Componentry and services for fleet deployment.
  • Battery life – Hot swap or extended battery options to maximise field life.

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Deployable customised shelters

Expertise in designing and delivering bespoke multifaceted configurations encompassing rack, computing, electrical and environment configurations.

Features and benefits

  • Logistics – End-to-end project management from procurement to delivery.
  • Customised- Fabricated to meet bespoke dimensions.
  • Fully integrated – One-stop service and fulfilment.
  • Safety – Designed and tested to provide a controlled environment.

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Our capabilities

  • Business capabilities – Portfolio of combined capabilities which result in a Tried, Tested and Trusted supplier with a successful track record of delivering quality products and services.
  • Design capabilities – Extensive engineering capabilities to deliver COTS and bespoke platforms that meet exacting requirements and achieve a competitive advantage through innovation at the lowest lifetime cost of ownership.
  • Program & project management – Experienced in complex engineering programmes. Tender to deployment engagement ensures accurate for project delivery on time and in budget.
  • Service & lifecycle management – Comprehensive support and servicing with rapid turnaround to minimise downtime. Obsolescence and change control management mitigates risk and ensures continuity of supply.
  • Electro-mechanical integration – Well established manufacturing and integration capabilities for complex electro-mechanical sub-assemblies and systems for aerospace and defence.

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Download our defence applications flyer (pdf)

Download Defence Applications Flyer