WEST 2020 Sponsorship and Branding Opportunities

AFCEA and the U.S. Naval Institute have developed an enhanced sponsorship program for WEST 2020 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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Elma Electronic  

Fremont,  CA 
United States
  • Booth: 613

Elma Electronic has a long history of designing rugged enclosures and embedded computing subsystems for mission critical equipment in some of the most demanding defense programs across the world. We are highly engaged in HOST, MOSA and SOSA™ technology standards activities, with backplanes, platforms and boards in multiple programs. We maintain multi-decades-long relationships with our customers by consistently delivering highly reliable embedded systems solutions for use in defense platforms.


  • OpenVPX Development Platform Aligned to SOSA /HOST
    3U OpenVPX system supports development to tri-service MOSA mandate. 12-slot backplane profiles aligned to SOSA (Sensor Open Standards Architecture) include RF and optical I/O. Optional SBCs, payload & networking modules from partner ecosystem....

  • This 3U OpenVPX system supports application development efforts meeting the tri-service mandate of Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA). Elma’s 12-slot backplane supports for OpenVPX profiles aligned to SOSA (Sensor Open Standards Architecture). The backplane also features high-speed RF and optical I/O connectivity. The platform can include a set of OpenVPX processor, payload, networking and timing modules from our leading partner ecosystem to streamline your development efforts and shorten your time to deployment.


    • Elma’s 12-slot SOSA backplane
    • TR C4x Concurrent Technologies 3U VPX high performance SBC with Intel® Xeon® processor
    • VPX3-1258 Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions high performance single board computer (SBC) featuring 4th Gen Intel Core i7 processor
    • 4590a Elma / Interface Concept GigE, 10GigE and 40GigE Ethernet switch with copper and fiber ports
    • Network timing card with radial support for IEEE 1588 precision timing and synchronization
    • Dual high wattage 3U VPX pluggable power supply modules
    • Elma type 39 E-Frame chassis providing open access for test and troubleshooting in air and conduction cooled configuration
  • Portable D-Frame VPX Development Platform
    The D-Frame offers easy access for embedded system design. Ideal for board design, application development, data flow analysis, troubleshooting and demonstration. Hinged top for easy access to cards and RTMs. Expandable design for 3U and 6U cards....

  • OpenVPX development platform for testing and demonstration 

    Elma’s D-Frame engineering development platform combines a rich feature set with portability and easy access for embedded system design efforts. It is ideal for activities such as board design, application development, data flow analysis, troubleshooting and demonstration. Light weight with a convenient carrying handle and rubber feet, the brief case shape promotes easy collaboration and transportation among design team members supporting demonstration and test activities. A hinged top hatch provides easy access for probing cards and rear transition modules. Expandable design enables support for multiple board counts in 3U and 6U form factors.


    • 1 x 3U / 5HP / 80mm RTM slot
    • Supports 3U boards and RTMs
    • AC/DC external 12V power supply with D38999 connector. Internal DC-DC conversion for VPX rails and fan power. Inquire about alternate power options
    • 3 fans providing side to side airflow
    • Clear top hatch with hinges for easy access
    • Front and rear card guides
    • Optional conduction cooled card guides
    • Carrying handle and 4 mounting feet for desk top usage
    • Supplied assembled, wired and tested
  • Rugged 901D 19" Cabinets
    Elma’s M-Series MIL-STD cabinets offer a high level of performance and integrity. Welded or bolt-together steel frames have the added strength needed for demanding compression and torsion loads routinely found in MIL environments....

  • The Optima MIL cabinets ship standard with crane lifting eyes mounted directly through the top corner support braces. Each application requires engineering review for environmental specifications and equipment loads. The design includes a wide selection of options for doors, side panels, top covers, bottom panels, cooling, I/O cabling, floor mounting and casters.

    • 12 gauge all welded frame construction (option for weld-free bolt-together)
    • 3-dimensional support braces
    • Crane lifting eyes, floor mounting and shock isolators tied directly through corner braces
    • Removable top and side panels
    • Adjustable mounting rails
    • Heavy-duty, zinc die-cast door hinge with ¼” stainless steel pivot pins
    • Single-handed, 4-point latching system
    • Honeycomb air intake filters
    • EMI/RFI suppression

    • Designed to meet MIL-STD: 461D, 810F, 167, 901D
    • Custom engineering support
    • 4 x crane lifting eyes rated to 1,000 lbs each
    • Optional castors, fixed floor or shock isolation mounts
    • Fork lift provisions
    • Removable I/O panels standard
    • Integrated cooling, cabling and power management