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Parvus Corporation is a leading supplier of rugged COTS computing and IP networking subsystems for Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP) constrained military, aerospace, and homeland defense applications. Parvus' tactical mission processors, network routers and Ethernet switch products provide highly reliable command, control, computing and communication (C4) capabilities for situational awareness and mobile data processing in airborne, ground vehicle, and naval installations. Parvus was founded in 1983 and is part of the Eurotech Group, a world leader in small form factor and high performance computing with operations across North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit

editor's comments:- July 2009 - among other things - Parvus makes a range of rugged removable storage cartridges and modules for hard drives, flash cards and SSDs.

Later:- Parvus was acquired by Curtiss-Wright in October 2013.
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In May 2003 - Parvus launched a shock and vibration limiting module for 2.5" PATA HDDs used in conjunction with the company's CompactFlash carrier module for use in rugged MIL-STD-810 environments.

See also:- PATA SSDs, military / rugged storage drives
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Maintaining military applications can be very costly especially in airborne, shipboards and remote installations. In addition the maintenance process may cause systems to be inoperative which is not tolerated in mission-critical applications.
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