WEST 2023 Sponsorship and Branding Opportunities

AFCEA and the U.S. Naval Institute have developed an enhanced sponsorship program for WEST 2023 that will offer maximum visibility to those who participate! What better way to make sure you stand out and increase your exposure than at this foremost event in which industry leaders can learn about military requirements and connect with decision makers and operators, where senior military and government officials can gain feedback from sea service warfighters, and where industry thought leaders will discuss and demonstrate sea service solutions? Sponsorship opportunities are offered at a several investment levels, ensuring your ability to participate.

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All Sponsorships and Branding Opportunities for WEST 2023 are now closed.

SMART Modular Technologies  

  • Booth: 1744

SMART Modular Technologies' SMART Rugged line is a market pioneer of secure, ruggedized solid-state drives (SSDs) and employs current and next-generation defense-focused designs. SMART Rugged designs and manufactures high performance military SSDs with additional attributes such as encryption, secure data elimination and write-protect features. SMART Rugged understands and solves customers' key requirements, leveraging its long heritage of established, generational SSD design.


  • T6CN | PCIe/NVMe E1.S, U.2 and M.2 2280
    SMART’s RUGGED T6CN PCIe/NVMe Gen 4x4 solid state drives (SSDs) deliver
    high performance, high-capacity storage solutions optimized for defense, aerospace
    and other applications requiring durable, rugged and secure storage....

  • The RUGGED T6CN PCle/NVMe data storage drives integrate hgih-speed PCle Gen4x4 interface with 3D NAND flash memory technology, delivering capacities up to 15360GB, delivering high performace solution for a wide range of applications. The T6CN drives are aailable in EDSFF E1.S, U.2 and M.2 2280 form factors. 


    -  Defense

    - Telemetry

    - Flight Data Recorders

    - Sensor Capture

    - Industrial

    - Surveillance

    Features and Benefits 

    - AES-XTS 256-bit encryption automatically protects all data written to the drive

    - True industrial grade storage solution for "no-compromise" applications 

    - Advanced LDPC error correction

    - Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.) support

    - 100% 8-hour burn-in over temperature (-40°C to +85°C, I-Temp Version)

    - SafeDATA™ technology is a standard feature that safeguards the integrity, functionality, and data of the SSD in the event of sudden power loss

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