Additional Orders for Behlman Model 00389 COTS Power Supply Confirm That it is Still Serving Needs of U.S. Navy Airborne Missions

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More than 350 units provided over 12 years to support anti-submarine and anti-ship surveillance and targeting systems.

The Behlman Model 00389 COTS Power Supply is designed and manufactured to withstand the rigors of airborne, shipboard and mobile use, while meeting a wide range of MIL-STANDARDS.

Receiving repeat orders for mission-critical Behlman COTS Power Supplies for more than twelve years is a record we are proud to acknowledge.

Behlman Electronics Inc., known for its leadership in providing military, industrial, and commercial power products for shipboard, airborne, and mobile applications, has received an additional order for a quantity of its Model 00389 COTS Power Supplies for the U.S. Navy’s airborne anti-submarine and anti-ship surveillance and targeting systems.

The current add-on order marks the continuation of a program started more than twelve years ago to ensure that certain U.S. Navy airborne missions had the full support of Behlman Electronics. Today, Behlman’s 00389 Power Supplies are essentially the same as they were a dozen years ago, except for small advancements in technology that have increased performance and provided even greater reliability.

Behlman’s Model 00389 COTS Switch Mode Power Supply is a rugged unit designed and built for military and high-end industrial applications. It is designed to meet the requirements of MIL-STD-704A and RTCA-DO160, as well as MIL-Standards 901; 810C; 167; and 461C/D. Behlman power supplies have repeatedly proven their reliability in airborne naval systems as well as on shipboard and mobile applications.

Behlman President, Ron Storm, said, “Receiving repeat orders for mission-critical Behlman COTS Power Supplies for more than twelve years is a record we are proud to acknowledge. It is quite a testimony to the expertise of our design and manufacturing engineers that Behlman can produce economical Commercial Off-the-Shelf power supplies; save taxpayers the many millions of dollars required for custom designing, engineering, and manufacturing; and have those power supplies meet stringent military and industrial requirements year after year.”

Behlman Model 00389 Power Supplies operate from 115/200 VAC +/-20% at 360 to 440 Hz, and provide eight DC outputs of varying power. Other features include superb specs for Load and Line Regulation; PARD-Ripple and Noise; Over-voltage Protection; Short-circuit Protection; Current Limit, extreme Operating and Storage Temperatures, plus high MTBF. All this in a very compact chassis only 12” Long x 7” Wide x 2.38” High (30.48 cm x 17.78 cm x 6.04 cm).

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Behlman Electronics Inc., (, a subsidiary of Orbit International Corp., manufactures and sells high quality standard, modified standard, custom and COTS power solutions, including AC power supplies, frequency converters, inverters, DC-DC, AC-DC, DC-AC, and uninterruptible power supplies. Behlman also offers its line of 700-, 1000-, and 1500-watt VPXtra™ VITA-compliant power supplies, which have raised the power ceiling for VPX system designers worldwide.

Orbit International Corp., (, based in Hauppauge, New York, is involved in the manufacture of customized electronic components and subsystems for military and nonmilitary government applications. Other subsidiaries include Orbit Instrument, Tulip Development Laboratory and Integrated Combat Systems.

For more information contact Behlman Electronics Inc., 80 Cabot Court, Hauppauge, New York 11788 USA; TEL: +1 631 435-0410; FAX: +1 631 951-4341;

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