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Marvin Test Solutions Honored by 2020 Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards

SmartCan™ Universal O-Level Armament Test Set Selected as Platinum Honoree

Irvine, Calif. – September 9, 2020  - Marvin Test Solutions, Inc., a trusted provider of globally-deployed innovative test solutions for military, aerospace, and manufacturing organizations announced today that its MTS-3060A SmartCan™ Universal O-Level Armament Test Set was selected as a Platinum Honoree  by the 2020 Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards committee.   Platinum recognition is based on criteria including superb innovation that is characterized by a groundbreaking approach to meeting a need, and/or a new level of performance, efficiency, ease-of-use, or other beneficial quality.

“On behalf of the Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards, I would like to congratulate Marvin Test Solutions on their Platinum–level honoree status,” said Military & Aerospace Electronics Editor in Chief John Keller. “This competitive program allows Military & Aerospace Electronics to celebrate and recognize the most innovative products impacting the aerospace and defense community this year.”  

The MTS-3060A SmartCan™ is the most advanced hand-held flightline armament test solution available, capable of testing all Alternate Mission Equipment (AME) and Aircraft Armament Equipment (AAE) including pylons, launchers, and bomb racks. Its active communications and analog test capabilities deliver a unique flightline test solution that provides functional test of both today’s legacy and Smart weapons systems.  The SmartCan™ also possesses the flexibility and capability to address tomorrow’s armament and munitions.

“We’re proud that Military & Aerospace Electronics selected Marvin Test Solutions for their prestigious Platinum-Level Innovators award,” said Major General Stephen T. Sargeant, USAF (Ret.), CEO of Marvin Test Solutions.   “The cybersecure SmartCan™ has revolutionized weapons system maintenance and sustainment, ensuring mission readiness for the warfighter while making test and maintenance easier for armament maintainers.  The MTS-3060A is part of a complete portfolio of MTS factory-to-depot proven test solutions globally deployed for armament and munitions.”

The battery-operated MTS-3060A weighs just 4lbs and provides more than 30 measurement channels, multiple e-load channels, generates the audio and video signals required to simulate missile functions for the AIM-9 and AGM-65 missiles, and supports functional MIL-STD-1760 testing by actively emulating JDAM, AMRAAM, and other 1760-based weapons systems. Data collection and storage enables trend analysis and supports emerging predictive maintenance analytics initiatives.

To learn more about the advanced features of the SmartCan that make test easy at the flightline, visit

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About Marvin Test Solutions, Inc.
Marvin Test Solutions, a vertically integrated aerospace test and measurement company, has delivered innovative, feature-rich test solutions for factory, flightline, intermediate-level, and depot-level applications since 1988. As a member of The Marvin Group, an award-winning aerospace company with a 50-year history in the Defense and Commercial Aerospace industries, Marvin Test Solutions has test equipment deployed in support of most of the major defense aircraft and munitions in use around the world. Marvin Test Solutions quickly delivers full-spectrum, successful test solutions - making test, maintenance, and sustainment of the most mission-critical systems easier and faster.