Test Connections
- October 2020

SmartCan Honored for Innovation

The MTS-3060A SmartCan™ Universal O-Level Armament Test Set was recently 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. This competitive program allows Military & Aerospace Electronics to celebrate and recognize the most innovative products impacting the aerospace and defense community of the year.


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Comprehensive, Cybersecure Flightline Armament Test
The MTS-3060A SmartCan™ is the most advanced handheld 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 comprehensive 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.

SmartCan Kit


The battery-operated SmartCan 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.

The recently released DoD Data Strategy Data identifies data as a strategic resource. The SmartCan’s data collection and storage transforms data into a powerful tool that enables trend analysis and supports emerging predictive maintenance analytics initiatives.

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 SmartCan is part of a complete portfolio of MTS factory-to-depot proven test solutions globally deployed for armament and munitions.

To learn more about the advanced features of the SmartCan that make test easy at the flightline, visit https://www.marvintest.com/Product/MTS-3060A-SmartCan, or view the official Platinum Award video to see the SmartCan in action.