Spectra Aerospace & Defense is a trusted and growing platform of C5ISR companies – CALCULEX, Galleon Embedded Computing, and ArgonFDS - bringing over a half-century of rugged, mission-ready, battle-tested experience to bear in aerospace and defense applications. From high-speed data acquisition, data recording and secure, high-density storage, to computing and rugged, clear display of mission data, Spectra delivers the products and subsystems needed for the most demanding military air, land, and sea platforms. With our comprehensive portfolio of rugged products, systems, and solutions, the Spectra family of companies’ customized end-to-end solutions for the C5ISR market help military end-users achieve mission success. Simply put, Spectra's rugged solutions Capture, Process, and Display your mission-critical data in the harshest environmental conditions. In the air, at sea, on land, and in space; We simplify integration.


Data Acquisition

Sensor Recording


Mission Computing

Encrypted Storage

NAS & File Serving

Processing & Routing






Tony Lopez

Vice President & General Manager

Tony Lopez is the Vice President/General Manager of CALCULEX®, Inc., part of the Spectra Aerospace & Defense family of companies. He has spent over 17 years in the aerospace and defense industry, primarily in the avionics displays and electronic instrumentation panels segments.

Tony has held executive-level P&L positions in companies such as Symbolic Displays, as GM, Panasonic Avionics, as Manager of IFE Systems and Software, Entertainment Systems Technology, as President, and PairGain Technologies, as Engineering Manager.

Tony has a combined 40 years of experience in aerospace and defense and in various other industries including broadband access, wireless, and semiconductor automatic test equipment industries. He brings a broad range of expertise to Spectra Aerospace & Defense including strategy development and execution; operating company P&L management; business turnarounds; technology and new product development; new business development; operations management; lean methodologies and continuous improvement; and management team building.

Tony’s family emigrated from Spain to Venezuela.  Tony received academic scholarships to schools in Canada and in southern California and he earned a BS in Electronics Engineering from Northrop University, founded by Jack Northrop of Northrop Aviation.