At MSPO 2018, Glenair is showcasing its STAR-PAN ™ : a data hub and power distribution system available off-the-shelf. The Glenair STAR-PAN™ enables soldiers to make the most of Personal Area Network (PAN) devices - improving situational awareness, surveillance, intelligence and reconnaissance while optimizing power monitoring.
All STAR-PAN™ technologies, from the high-density Glenair Mighty Mouse quick-disconnect connectors and cables to the low-profile hub enclosure itself are designed for optimal size, weight, and ruggedized performance. Tested in the battlefield environment. EMC sealing and shielding. STAR-PAN™ is fully supports the interoperability requirements of NATO by using the Nett Warrior (AD1011122) / NATO Standard STANAG (AEP-4695 Soldier Power Connector - Electrical Connectivity Standards Between NATO Power Sources And Dismounted Soldier Systems (DSS).
The system is easy to integrate via an open USB interface and can easily be converted from Ethernet or other protocols. The system has a smart solution for easy and effective power management with monitoring as well as control to optimize battery resources. In addition to the compact hubs, there are a large number of cables and adapters for connecting the market-dominated devices like batteries, radio, GPS. Peripherals like bags, smartphone cradles also available.