Military Embedded Systems

PODCAST: Thermal management challenges in military systems


September 30, 2019

John McHale

Editorial Director

Military Embedded Systems

Thermal management of electronics in military systems is a continuous challenge for designers as the aircraft, ground systems, and naval platforms become more complex. In this podcast with thermal management expert Gerry Janicki, Vice President, Meggitt Defense Systems, he discusses challenges, requirements, and design trends trends in military-electronics thermal management. He also details how thermal management needs to be thought of from the ground up on new designs and in tandem with power management; how thermal management costs factor into a platform's life cycle cost, and much more.

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