Crystal Group honored by Military & Aerospace Electronics 2017 Innovators Awards Program

Crystal Group, a designer/manufacturer of rugged and reliable computer hardware, has announced that its RS363S15F Rugged Server was recognized by the judges of the annual Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards program, the company said.

The judging panel consisted of senior third-party expert professionals.

Crystal Group was honored with a gold award for the company´s RS363S15F 3U Rugged Server. In collaboration with Intel®, the RS363S15F was customized for autonomous vehicles in aerospace, defense, government, industrial, and commercial applications. The RS363S15F can withstand harsh and extreme environments, including high shock, vibration and a wide temperature range.

The Innovators Awards are judged based on the following criteria: Innovation, Value to the User, Sustainability, Meeting a Defined Need, Collaboration and Impact.

The 2017 Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards Honorees are featured in the November Issue of Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine as well as on

Published since 1990, Military & Aerospace Electronics delivers time-sensitive news, in-depth analyses, case studies, and real-world applications of new products, industry opinion, and the latest trends in the use of mil-spec, rugged and commercial of-the-shelf components. The Military & Aerospace Electronics brand includes the magazine, website (, email newsletters and webcasts.

The Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovation Awards celebrates the most innovative applications of aerospace and defense electronics technology products and systems. Awards are presented to organizations that demonstrate excellence in the use of a product or system. Submissions are accepted from designers and integrators, and users of military and aerospace electronics systems.

Crystal Group Inc., a technology provider of rugged computer hardware, specializes in the design and manufacture of custom and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) rugged servers, embedded computing, networking devices, displays, power supplies, and data storage for high reliability in harsh environments. An employee-owned small business founded in 1987, Crystal Group provides the defense, government and industrial markets with in-house customization, engineering, integration, configuration management, product lifecycle planning, warranty, and support services.