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






The XSR & G1, Galleon’s most versatile and sought-after rugged computing solutions, have achieved certification through the National Information Association Partnership on its hardware and software full-disk encryption. NIAP oversees... Read More

Galleon Achieves ISO 27001 Certification

KATY, TEXAS APRIL 21, 2022 Galleon Embedded Computing is proud to announce its latest certification achievement in information security management. The ISO/IEC 27001:2013 international standard provides a framework for establishing,... Read More

Galleon Releases New Rugged Computing Solution, The XSR Half Rack Server

KATY, TEXAS APRIL 28, 2022 Galleon Embedded Computing is excited to introduce its latest product, the XSR Half Rack Server. This robust and highly adaptable system has been designed specifically... Read More

Galleon’s XSR and G1 Submitted to NIAP’s Hardware and Software Full Disk Encryption Certification Program

KATY, TEXAS MARCH 23, 2022 Galleon Embedded Computing’s XSR and G1 rugged computing products have been submitted to the National Information Association Partnership for certification on its hardware and software... Read More

Galleon Embedded Computing Wins Multi-Million Dollar Contract on Secret Reconnaissance Project

KATY, TEXAS MARCH 16, 2022 Galleon Embedded Computing is excited to announce it has been awarded a substantial multi-million dollar contract from a world-leading aerospace & defense company. This is... Read More

Galleon Releases the Rugged XSR 100GbE Recorder

KATY, TEXAS MARCH 2, 2022 The XSR 100GbE Recorder is the latest addition to Galleon Embedded Computing’s lineup of innovative military embedded solutions. With its rugged design and groundbreaking 100GbE... Read More

NAS Applications for Demanding Environments

Abstract This document provides a review of Network Attached Storage (NAS) applications and discusses the features which should be considered when specifying a NAS requirement. NAS Devices are then compared... Read More

  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Ground Vehicle Computers (GVCs) are a diverse category of computers that tackle equally diverse tasks. Due to the diversity of the GVCs and their applications, spares provisioning... Read More

Complex Surveillance System Recording

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Complex surveillance systems require recording systems for a mixture of signals for long durations. The flexibility of the recording system is critical to success, so as to satisfy... Read More

High-performance Processor and Recorder

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY A customer needed a very high bandwidth data recorder alongside data processing engine. Galleon was able to provide a solution with an innovative combination of products... Read More

Introduction This document discusses various application uses for the family of Galleon XSR and G1 products. Applications for the XSR and G1 can be categorized into one of three areas:... Read More

Galleon’s XSR2 Family of Rugged Computing Products Achieves TEMPEST SDIP-27 Level A Certification

Spectra Aerospace and Defense Acquires Galleon

KATY, TEXAS AUGUST 17, 2021 Galleon Embedded Computing has announced their involvement in a recent strategic alignment. Effective immediately, Galleon is now part of Spectra Aerospace and Defense, LLC (“Spectra”). The Spectra group is a newly... Read More