Spectra Aerospace & Defense is a trusted and growing platform of C5ISR companies – CALCULEX, Galleon Embedded Computing, and ArgonFDS - bringing over a half-century of rugged, mission-ready, battle-tested experience to bear in aerospace and defense applications. From high-speed data acquisition, data recording and secure, high-density storage, to computing and rugged, clear display of mission data, Spectra delivers the products and subsystems needed for the most demanding military air, land, and sea platforms. With our comprehensive portfolio of rugged products, systems, and solutions, the Spectra family of companies’ customized end-to-end solutions for the C5ISR market help military end-users achieve mission success. Simply put, Spectra's rugged solutions Capture, Process, and Display your mission-critical data in the harshest environmental conditions. In the air, at sea, on land, and in space; We simplify integration.


Data Acquisition

Sensor Recording


Mission Computing

Encrypted Storage

NAS & File Serving

Processing & Routing






Espen Bøch


Espen Bøch is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Galleon Embedded Computing AS, part of the Spectra family of companies since August 2021. He has spent his entire 30-year career in the aerospace and defense industry, as a design engineer and later as a project and program manager. Espen was one of the co-founders of Galleon in 2009.

Espen brings 30 years of experience in aerospace and defense to Spectra, with expertise in product development, program management, new business development, technical sales and management.

Prior to starting Galleon, Espen had 15 years of experience in VMETRO and Curtiss Wright Controls as a design engineer, team leader, and program manager.

Hailing from a town south of Oslo, Norway, Espen earned a BSc in Cybernetics from Oslo University College and an MSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and the University of Natural Sciences in Trondheim, Norway. Espen has additionally taken significant MBA-level coursework in entrepreneurship and business management.