The US Navy has awarded a follow-on contract to Behlman Electronics to provide additional Model 00389 COTS power supplies to support its airborne anti-submarine and anti-ship surveillance as well as targeting systems.

The Model 00389 COTS switch mode power supply has been designed to meet the input power requirements of MIL-STD-704A and RTCA-DO160, as well as MIL-Standards 901, 810C, 167 and 461C/D.

Behlman vice president of marketing and sales Ron Storm said that the contract allows the company to support the US Navy’s mission while providing significant cost savings.

"By providing one of our Standard Commercial Off-the-Shelf power supplies to meet the Navy’s specific military requirements, our COTS program saves tax payers the many millions of dollars required for custom designing, engineering and manufacturing," Storm added.

The rugged, highly-reliable power supplies have already been validated and proven their reliability and performance in airborne naval systems and on shipboard and mobile applications.

Designed and built for military and high-end industrial applications, the Behlman 00389 COTS power supply provides eight DC outputs of varying power and operate from a three phase 115/200 VAC +/-20% at 360 to 440Hz.

The Model 00389 features superb specifications for load and line regulation, PARD-ripple and noise, over-voltage protection and short-circuit protection.

The power supply unit weighs 6.4lbs with operating temperatures ranging from -40C to +80C base plate cooled, storage temperatures from -57C to +85C and is easy to install.