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






Ground Systems

Whether Tracked, Troop, or Tactical, CALCULEX’s Ground Vehicle Solutions Ensure Continuous and Reliable Data Acquisition, Recording, Processing, and Routing

CALCULEX is a name you can trust when it comes to providing cutting-edge solutions for ground vehicle operations. Our broad expertise in rugged data acquisition, processing, recording, and routing has made us a reliable partner for various industries. Our highly skilled team of engineers uses the latest technologies to deliver standard products that not only meet but exceed customer expectations. Our open standards framework ensures our products can be easily integrated, making them highly adaptable to various vehicle types.

At CALCULEX, we have provided support to different ground vehicle operations, including infantry fighting/carrier vehicles, reconnaissance vehicles, command vehicles, assault amphibious vehicles, armored personnel, command, and recovery vehicles, and armored fighting vehicles. We have built up our reputation over the years and have been recognized for our quality assurance certifications, including AS9100D and ISO9001, which guarantee products of the highest quality. We’re proud to have been part of Spectra Aerospace & Defense since February 2021, which has given us even more opportunities to expand our services and products.

For over 30 years, CALCULEX has been providing integrated and federated open system AIRBORNE mission data and video recording, processing, and routing systems. Our systems are designed to offer mission-critical defense electronics and software systems, which have been fielded on dozens of military platforms, including fixed and rotary wing aircraft, missile and unmanned aerial vehicle systems, and even the flight test community. CALCULEX has a verifiable track record of rapidly providing affordable and long-life national security data management solutions to the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army, and other international armed forces.

Our modular Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) RIPR® (Recorder – Integrated Processor – Router) is built with a plug-and-play architecture, which provides the baseline for customization to specific mission and platform needs. CALCULEX is your go-to partner for all your ground vehicle operations needs. We’re the trusted partner you need for innovative, cost-effective, and highly reliable solutions.