New Low-Cost Rugged Military Touchscreen Display Impervious to Water and Dust

Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division, a leading provider of video management solutions, has introduced a low-cost, highly rugged 12.1″ mission-critical display, the GVDU3000-902, to its lineup of rugged displays optimized for ground, sea, and air vehicle markets. Designed for harsh environments, the GVDU3000-902 features an IP68 rating and is compliant with MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-461, and MIL-STD-1275 environmental standards, ensuring the ruggedization, readability, and reliability required by system integrators and users at an affordable price for fleet-wide deployment.

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The GVDU3000-902, a part of Curtiss-Wright’s GVDU family of deployable touchscreen displays, incorporates projected capacitive (PCAP) multipoint touch screen technology and uses standard MIL-C-38999 connectors for power, video, and other interfaces. These highly readable displays offer industry-leading visibility with powerful LED backlights and optical bonding, which reduces internal reflection and enhances contrast, making them suitable for use in high incident light conditions.

The 12″ rugged display provides an optimal solution for system integrators seeking a low-cost, highly rugged touchscreen display that performs well in challenging conditions. With its IP68 rating, the GVDU 3000-902 is ideal for equipping fleets with high-quality displays that can withstand significant environmental exposure, including water ingress and dust.

The GVDU3000-902’s multipoint touchscreen technology allows operators to use familiar smartphone interface techniques for annotating, drawing, and manipulating screen images. The bezel buttons are located on the sides of the unit and can be fully programmed via USB. Military displays, such as the GVDU3000-902, play a vital role in enhancing situational awareness, mission planning, and decision-making in various defense applications.