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Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

GE Rugged: Innovation that works.

With unique innovations, employing cost-effective, technically superior commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) technologies, we help develop the rugged systems that make a difference on the battlefield.

Whether land, air, sea or space, GE’s solutions are GE Rugged.

Rugged appliances and LRUs to minimize program risk

The development of complex military systems takes careful planning, project management, thorough testing and certification. Schedules and cost can get out of hand. GE’s customers have asked for solutions with a higher technology readiness level (TRL) to mitigate this risk and we have responded with a range of high-TRL deployable appliances and LRUs.

GE Rugged: Engineering

“…focusing on investments that will sharpen our military edge even as we contend with fewer resources."

Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

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GE’s Intelligent Platforms business has long been the choice of major Defense prime contractors for high profile military embedded computing programs. Our teams are committed to compatible, interoperable and upgradeable solutions and long-term customer support. Review our relevant program experience::

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