National Technical Systems Increases Aerospace Test Capabilities

National Technical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of engineering services, announced the addition of a new high power variable frequency programmable power supply capability at their Fullerton, CA test laboratory. The AC/DC programmable power supply is capable of supplying 90 kVA. This capability is necessary to support RTCA/DO-160D/E, MIL-STD-704D/E and ABD0100.1.8 (Airbus) requirements.

“This significant investment by NTS in the expanded power supply will allow us to provide clients with 400 and 800 Hz power,” stated Dwight Moore, Chief Operating Officer. “NTS Fullerton is now one of the few U.S. locations able to conduct this type of testing, which is vital for suppliers to Boeing and Airbus.”

The NTS Fullerton facility offers extensive capabilities and experience conducting Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), Product Safety and Electrical testing to military, aerospace, ITE, telecommunications, USB cable and other industry specifications. Capabilities include 200V/m to 40GHz RF immunity, multiple-burst, multiple-stroke lightning and indirect lightning effects up to level 4. The ability to supply 400 Hz and 800 Hz power allows for increased testing frequency on aircraft components for Airbus and Boeing, who have both instituted this frequency as standard.

About NTS
National Technical Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of engineering services to the defense, aerospace, telecommunications, automotive and high technology markets. Through a world-wide network of resources, NTS provides full product life-cycle support, offering world class design engineering, compliance, testing, certification, quality registration and program management. For additional information about NTS, call 800-270-2516.