Moog Protokraft Provides Qualified Hardware to B-52 Digital Upgrade
Moog Protokraft, a division of Moog Inc., commensed with delivery of their Spitfire Gb Ethernet and Fast Ethernet ruggedized media converters for installation as part of the B-52 Combat Network Communications Technology (CONECT) contract.
The Moog Protokraft Spitfire modules play a critical role in the deployment of this modern digital architecture in the B-52 fleet. Each Spitfire takes advantage of Moog Protokraft's Extreme SWaP design philosophy, minimizing the space required for optical to Ethernet conversion, while still maintaining the durability and reliability required by military electronics platforms. Government funding is in place for the first 30 B-52 CONECT upgrades, with a plan to add 10 airplane upgrades each year over the next several years.