Military Market Custom Solutions

Grayhill is an AS9100 Rev D certified and ITAR registered company that has designed and manufactured solutions for War Fighters since our founding over 75 years ago. Most solutions are custom designed to meet the stringent military standards required in modern defense applications including sealed rotary switches and keypads and NVIS compliant backlighting with displays integrating thermal blast protective windows that can operate in a wide temperature range with low power consumption. Grayhill can also integrate our standard products into customized sealed enclosures per your design requirements. Grayhill’s custom solutions for the military market have been field-proven in the following applications:

Dismounted Soldier

  • Night Vision Goggles

  • Gun Sights

  • Lasers and Flashlights

  • GPS Units

  • Radios

  • Unattended Aerial Vehicle Controls

  • Headsets

Vehicles

  • Displays

  • Controls

  • Communications

  • Fire Control

  • Navigation

Airborne

  • Displays

  • Controls

  • Communications

  • Bomb Fuzes

  • Radar and Sonar

  • Weapons Guidance

Our standard products include rotary switches, optical encoders, mechanical encoders, CANbus displays, and CANbus keypads. Please click here to see more.

Custom Modules for Ground Radio
Custom Modules for Ground Radio

Grayhill’s custom solution includes hardware and firmware development on both display/keypad modules and a custom 51 Series Rotary Switch used as a function selector on the radio panel. The electronics meet MIL-STD-461 EMC requirements and operate over a wide temperature range. The displays and keypad backlighting is NVIS compatible.

Airborne Communication Controls
Airborne Communication Controls

Grayhill provides the plastic housing, electronics, and mechanical design of the entire interface module. The unit is fully compliant to NVIS per MIL-STD-3009 and EMC requirements MIL-STD-461. Our mechanical encoders including the 26 Series and 51BCD Series were also integrated to further assure the reliability of the control panel.

Electro-mechanical Fuzing System
Electro-mechanical Fuzing System

This custom solution integrates our Series 50 Rotary Switches and 30 series pushbutton into a custom hermetically-sealed stainless steel enclosure. Grayhill’s engineers understand the reliability requirements of a bomb fusing application.

Custom Modules for Ground Radio
Custom Modules for Ground Radio

Grayhill’s custom solution includes hardware and firmware development on both display/keypad modules and a custom 51 Series Rotary Switch used as a function selector on the radio panel. The electronics meet MIL-STD-461 EMC requirements and operate over a wide temperature range. The displays and keypad backlighting is NVIS compatible.

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