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






Spectra Aerospace and Defense Acquires Galleon

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 formed entity that consists of four companies – Galleon Embedded Computing, Calculex, Argon Corporation, and FDS Avionics.  This alignment will significantly increase Galleon’s portfolio of capabilities, allowing them to better serve their valued customers and their mission.   

“Collectively, the Spectra group has over a half-century of expertise in rugged computing products, flight recorders, peripherals for a variety of military applications, and even business jet cabin management solutions.” said Espen Bøch, Galleon’s CEO. “We look forward to introducing them to Galleon’s customers very soon.” 

Galleon will continue to serve their customers with no change in organizational structure, leadership, or points of contact.  

Galleon Embedded Computing provides commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) system-level and board-level rugged computing products primarily aimed at high-speed data acquisition, high-density storage, and complex signal recording systems.

If you would like more information on this topic, please direct your inquiries to:

North America
Chris Portalatin
Phone: +1 832 437 1993
Mail: cportalatin@galleonec.com Europe and ROW
Mark Fitzgerald
Phone: +44 7824 874778
Mail: mfitzgerald@galleonec.com

*This change does not affect Galleon Embedded Computing GmbH