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ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS: COMPANY PROFILE
ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS designs, manufactures, supplies and supports a broad range of high technology products and solutions for Aerospace and Defense applications, under the product brand names: IN-SNEC, ENERTEC and HEIM, in the fields of airborne & ground telemetry, mission video and data recording, flight test, satellite TT&C (including Ranging), Remote Sensing, SDR and satellite QoS (Signal Analysis, Geolocation).
As the Telemetry and Telecommunications Division of the Aerosafety & Technology segment, ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS incorporates:
- ENERTEC and IN-SNEC, in France, now merged under ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS S.A.S., with three Business Units:
- The "Telemetry" and "Telecommunications" Business Units for the IN-SNEC® products and systems;
- the "Aerospace & Defense" Business Unit for the ENERTEC™ products;
ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS is certified ISO 9001, AQAP 2110, AS/EN 9100, ISO 14001.
The "Telemetry" and "Telecommunications" Business Units of ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS (formerly IN-SNEC), with three main facilities, provide a full range of innovative products and systems in support of a variety of Airborne and Ground telemetry, Satellite Communications, Signal Analysis and High Data Rate transmission applications.
Airborne products are designed and qualified for allowing data acquisition and telemetry transmission aboard missiles, launch vehicles, aircraft, helicopters and UAV. They include Signal Conditioning and Bus Monitoring Data Acquisition Units, PCM Encoders, Networked Telemetry systems, Transmitters, data links for UAV sensor and command/control communications and flight termination receivers.
Ground products provide complete solutions, in various frequency bands, dedicated to surveillance applications, flight test, uplink/downlink data transmissions, secure or non-secure communications. Ground products and systems include flight termination command uplink equipment, receivers and recorders for telemetry, and equipment for TT&C, Signal Analysis and Remote Sensing applications.
The "Telemetry" and "Telecommunications" BUs of ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS provide complete ground (fixed or mobile) and shipborne antenna systems including a wide range of high-speed tracking antennas.
Thanks to our skills in microwave frequency, digital signal processing, real time software combined with large experience in the development of high-performance equipment and project management, we are also in a position to meet all specific requirements in the following fields:
- Data Acquisition Systems for commercial and military aircraft
- Telemetry for ballistic missiles and launch vehicles
- Telemetry for tactical guided missiles and UAV
- Flight termination systems (launchers and missiles)
- Land vehicle telemetry
- Satellite control stations
- Telemetry reception systems
- Flight termination ground station
- Remote sensing stations
- Integration and installation of complete stations
- Satellite telecommunications systems
- Radio-frequency (sub-assemblies, modules)
- Microwave-frequency (sub-assemblies, modules)
- Software Defined Radio
- Signal analysis
ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS provides state-of-the-art equipment for various airborne or land-based applications, as well as data link sub-systems for flight test or operational use. ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS is a long-term supplier in the field of Flight Test Telemetry.
The "Aerospace & Defense" Business Unit of ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS (ENERTEC Brand), is a leading name in airborne mission recorders, providing solutions for aerospace and defense applications requiring compact, rugged, high performance airborne systems. The "Aerospace & Defense" BU of ZDS offers a full range of COTS and customized mission video/data recorders for airborne and shipborne applications, providing state-of-the-art solutions for digital data & video acquisition/recording in harsh environmental conditions. Our products have been selected by most aircraft & helicopters manufacturers and system integrators worldwide for the supply of qualified mission equipment in support of major aerospace & defense programs. ENERTEC™ mission video/data recorders are designed for cockpit video display recording and replay on a single storage media, for mission debriefing and pilot training purposes. ENERTEC™ mission data recorders provide unsurpassed data interface flexibility, for data acquisition and processing applications as diverse as reconnaissance imagery (electro-optical, infra-red or SAR), intelligence gathering, anti-submarine warfare (sonar), or system test / flight test.
ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS GmbH (formerly HEIM Systems GmbH), headquartered in Germany, is a well-known leading supplier of high-performance data acquisition & recording equipment and systems worldwide. ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS GmbH products and systems, include a wide range of industrial, mobile, portable, airborne and laboratory data acquisition, recording and playback systems. ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS GmbH provides high quality, flexible, cost effective off-the-shelf solutions for stand-alone and computer integrated operation suitable for flight test, range telemetry and high-end industrial data acquisition. They are deployed in aerospace, military, automotive and industrial applications to collect, monitor and store data for real-time and post process analysis. In the aerospace sector, ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS GmbH products are used in flight test and surveillance applications. In the automotive sector, they are employed for a wide range of high demanding noise-vibration-harshness (NVH) applications.
ZODIAC DATA SYSTEMS Inc., headquartered in Alpharetta, GA, USA, is the leading all-in-one solution provider of a comprehensive range of data acquisition and telemetry products in both military and commercial aerospace, telemetry markets in North America. ZDS Inc maintains an engineering capability with skilled team providing excellent link with the main factory to ensure that special customer needs, product support and customer training are quickly and efficiently addressed. The ZDS Inc Service Department comprises a well equipped workshop manned by experienced technicians who are regularly trained in the maintenance and repair of products of other components of the Telemetry & Telecommunications Division (formerly IN-SNEC, HEIM Systems and ENERTEC). In addition, several Fields Applications Engineers are located close to customers covering the whole US with a quick response capability for pre and post sales support. ZDS Inc has extensive experience in the logistics and documentation required for support of missions deploying anything from just a few aircraft through hundreds of aircraft.