Dolomite SATA Solid State Drive Modules

The Dolomite Storage System is a liquid cooled, 3u VPX, ruggedized chassis with four Sealed Alp Series 128 Gigabyte SATA Solid State Drive modules packaged in a robust enclosure.

Dolomite Includes:

  • Docking connector interface
  • SBC (Single Board Computer)
  • 28V power supply
  • Optical to copper Ethernet board
  • Capable of running multiple OS platforms
  • Providing health and diagnostic status

MSS expertise and experience in data handling, ruggedization, and development to customer specification go beyond packaging mass memory products to provide affordable customized subsystem and standardized integrated box level electronics.

Size 281.2mm x 200.4mm x 194.0mm
Weight 9.66 kg or 21.3 lbs
  • Boot up 53W
  • Read/write operations 48W
  • Maximum calculated—all 4 drives performing secure erase 81W
Connectors MIL-DTL-38999 Power and Ethernet
Ethernet Two gigabit Ethernet Optical Channels
Single Board Computer (SBC)
  • Intel core 2 duo processor to 1.8 GHz, 3U VPX
  • Conduction, 4GB ECC DDR2 SDRAM, 4GB NAND
  • Flash, I2C for system environmental monitoring, PMC and XMC interface for expandability available
  • Two x4 PCI express interconnects, up to 6 SATA ports, RS-232, USB, GPIO
Read Performance Reading transfer rate up to 100MB/s
Write Performance Writing transfer rate up to 70MB/s
Operational Temperature (Using EGW Mix) -40C to +80C
Storage Temperature (Using EGW Mix) -40C to +85C
Coolant Connections Various connections available per customer specification
Altitude (Feet) -1,300 to +80,000
Operational Shock 20g 11 ms half sine
Operational Vibration .05g^2/Hz, 20 to 2000 Hz random vibration for 30 minutes per IEC 60068-2-64
  • CS114, 10 kHz to 200MHz, MIL-STD-461, Army ground limits
  • CS115
  • CS116, 10 kHz to 100 MHz
  • CE102, per MIL-STD-461, relaxed 10dB
  • RS103 electric field, at 50V/m, 2 MHz to 18 GHz, MIL-STD-46
  • RE102, MIL-STD-461, Army Ground Enviornment, relaxed 20dB
Drive Interface SATA interface protocol with data transfer rate of 1.5 Gbps (150 MB/s)
Diagnostics Continuous diagnostic testing during operation via Ethernet channels
Thermal Shutdown Automatic shutdown for hardware protection when temperatures exceed operational specification
Battle Short Commands accepted via Ethernet to prevent automatic shutdown due to thermal protection
Sanitization Available erase/sanitization algorithms include:
  • Army AR 380-19
  • DoD NISPOM 5220.22-M
  • DoD NISPOM 5220.22-M Sup 1
  • Navy NAVSO P-5239-26
  • NSA/CSS 130-2
  • NSA/CSS 9-12
Startup Within 60 seconds
Shutdown Within 30 seconds
LRU Components Removable VPX Wedge Lock LRUs:
  • Four sealed Alp Series, 128 gigabyte, SATA Solid State Drive modules with 100,000 cycle connectors
  • Single board computer
  • DoD NISPOM 5220.22-M Sup 1
  • Power Supply
LRU Built In Test (BIT) Provides Built-In Test (BIT) status for each LRU