VPT's Converter receives Military & Aerospace Electronic Innovators Platinum award

VPT, Inc. has announced that its GaN-based SGRB series of DC-DC converters has been recognized by the Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards with its highest honor – Platinum recognition, the company said.

This distinction recognizes companies in the aerospace and defense electronics industries who have made groundbreaking contributions and innovative solutions to solve design challenges.

The SGRB series of DC-DC converters are specifically designed for the harsh radiation environments of space applications.

Military and Aerospace Electronics began presenting the Innovators Awards in 2016, giving recognition to the top entries across three levels: platinum, gold, and silver, as determined by a panel of expert judges from the aerospace and defense community. The Platinum award level recognizes a superb innovation, which is characterized by a groundbreaking approach to meeting a need and/or a new level of performance, efficiency, ease-of-use, or additional beneficial quality.

Military & Aerospace Electronics is the media resource serving program and project managers, engineering managers, and engineers involved in electronic and electro-optic design for military, space, and aviation applications.

VPT, Inc., part of the HEICO Electronic Technologies Group, is a global provider of innovative DC-DC power converters, EMI filters, and custom engineering services for avionics, military, space, and industrial applications.

HEICO Corporation (NYSE: HEI.A) (NYSE: HEI) is engaged primarily in niche segments of the aviation, defense, space and electronics industries through its Hollywood, FL based HEICO Aerospace Holdings Corp. subsidiary and its Miami, FL-based HEICO Electronic Technologies Corp. subsidiary.