Airbus Defence and Space

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Mil 1553 product family

The set of MIL-STD-1553B products developed by Airbus Defence and Space provides a wide variety of cost effective and highly reliable solutions for space data bus.

Features / technical details

The set of MIL-STD-1553B products developed by Airbus Defence and Space provides a wide variety of cost effective and highly reliable solutions for space applications:

  • The MIL-STD-1553B Single Transceiver is manufactured in hybrid technology. It consists of a complete transmitter and receiver.
  • The MIL-STD-1553B Dual Transceiver .
  • The MIL-STD-1553B Remote Terminal ASIC is able to manage the MIL-STD-1553B dialogue in the remote terminal only.
  • The MIL-STD-1553B Remote Terminal Coupler is manufactured in hybrid technology. This module includes a Single Transceiver and a Remote Terminal.
  • The MIL-STD-1553B Bus Controller/ Remote Terminal/Bus Monitor ASIC manages the MIL-STD-1553B dialogue in the following modes: bus controller (BC), remote terminal (RT) and bus monitor (BM).
  • The MIL-STD-1553B Repeater ASIC can interconnect up to 6 data buses.
General key features
  • Full compliance to the MIL-STD-1553B standard
  • Low power consumption
  • Radiation tolerance better than 100 kRads (functional)
  • Space qualified technology
  • Optimised MIL-STD-1553B services
  • Simplified user interface facilitating the integration into larger subsystems (easy connection to register, CAN or memory components without any additional CPU)
  • Customer support engineering by MATRA MARCONI SPACE France design team.

All Airbus Defence and Space MIL-STD-1553B products are space qualified

Applications

Airbus Defence and Space manufactures most of the MIL-STD-1553B products of ARIANE 5.

Al Eurostar 3000 communication programs use these 1553 produsts and also space programs like ASAR, GOMOS, MHS, STENTOR, COLOMBUS, DMS-R, International Space Station, Pléiades, …

Reference customers

ESA, CNES, ISRO, ...