VME SAS/SATA Solid State Disk Module


Phoenix International’s VS1-250-SSD Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)/Serial ATA (SATA) based Solid State Disk VME blade delivers high capacity, high performance data storage for military, aerospace and industrial applications requiring rugged, secure and durable mass data storage.

This 6U, single-slot module houses one or two each 2.5″ SAS or SATA SSDs of up to 16TB per device and can be interfaced through its front panel connector or its P2 connector. The high speed module will sustain R/W data rates exceeding 500MB/sec with an access time of 0.5 msec. The VS1-250-SSD has an operating temperature range from -40o to 85oC and functions at an altitude of 80,000 feet. The VS1-250-SSD also complies with current defense department security standards providing multiple levels of secure erase techniques.

As a drop in replacement for a traditional hard disk drive, the VS1-250-SSD offers significantly lower power consumption and eliminates seek time, latency and other electro-mechanical delays commonly associated with conventional rotating media.

The VS1-250-SSDs outstanding performance and versatility is enabled by Phoenix Internationals state-of-the-art technology which provides very high transfer and I/O rates, enhanced endurance and maximum data integrity.

Additional Details

  • SAS or SATA SSDs
  • Sustained data transfer exceeding 500MB/sec
  • Total capacity to 16TB
  • Individual point to point device connectivity
  • Low power consumption
  • 2,000,000 Hours MTBF
  • Integrated MLC/SLC NAND Flash Meets military and IRIG 106-07 declassification standards
  • AES 256 bit encryption
  • Advanced flash management for enhanced reliability and durability
  • Front panel or P2 connector data interface
  • 80,000 feet operational altitude
  • 60g, 11 ms operational shock
  • 16g rms, 10-2000Hz random vibration
  • Made in USA


  • 160mm x 234mm (Double Eurocard)
  • 4HP (1 Standard Slot)
  • Construction Double-sided FR4 PCB


  • Front panel or P2 connector
  • Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)
  • Serial ATA (SATA)


  • Unformatted to 16TB (two devices)


  • Sustained data transfer rate 500+MB/sec
  • Random Write IOPS (4KB) 80,000

Power (per device):

  • Input 5VDC +/- 5%
  • Idle 1.65W
  • Operational (max) 3.00W


  • MTBF 2,000,000 hours (Telcordia)
  • BER (bit error rate) 10e-16

Environmental (operating) Temperature:

  • 0°C to 70°C
  • Commercial -40°C to 85°C Extended

Fault Tolerance:

  • Shock: 60g half-sine, 11 ms
  • Vibration: 16g rms, 10-2000Hz random
  • Altitude: 80,000 feet
  • Relative Humidity: 5% to 95%, non-condensing
  • Conformal Coating Optional