Power Conversion for Military

Alternative Energy

Schaefer excels in power solutions designed for military environments. From COTS to MOTS to custom solutions, our robust designs, increased mechanical strength, multiple cooling topologies, and breadth of product provides the most reliable power converters for the military industry.

Not only do we meet the toughest of MIL-STD requirements, we are also ITAR compliant.

Schaefer's Product Features

  • High power density designs
  • MIL-STD-810
  • MIL-STD-461
  • MIL-STD-704D
  • MIL-STD-1399
  • 20W to 50KW building blocks
  • Battle short
  • CAN Bus Architecture
  • Low temperature operation to –40ºC
  • Tropical protection
  • High efficiency for lower cost of ownership
  • Custom solutions, typically with no NRE

Schaefer Capabilities for Military

The Raptor Series of Power Solutions feature robust construction and are best suited for use in today's military environment.  The standard Raptor product can be tailored and optimized to meet your specific project requirements.

Below are pictures of some recent Raptor AC/DC, DC/DC, and UPS system with generator projects, showing the depth of our customization capabilities.  Please consider the Schaefer Raptor and Raptor-d Series for your next mission critical power project and telephone or email us to discuss your application in detail.

Schaefer Announces New Output Voltage Ranges, Options, and Series Datasheet for the Raptor Series! 

Now in Rack Mount Configurations!

New Raptor Datsheet

PROBLEM:  Application requires a COTS product for prototyping that meets the unique specifications/requirements for the program.

COTS Power Converters

SCHAEFER SOLUTION:  Our unique designs and manufacturing allows Schaefer to provide over 6,000 COTS power converters from 20W to hundreds of KW power ratings. An endless combination of input and output voltages, coupled with an impressive list of optional configurations makes us able to quickly provide a COTS unit for most prototype needs. Use Schaefer’s COTS unit as your proof of concept and proceed to the next program stage. We can easily optimize the design to segue from prototype to production.


PROBLEM:  You are looking for a COTS power converter, but have a high IP rating requirement that demands a sealed and robust product.

COTS Power Converter

SCHAEFER SOLUTION:  Schaefer’s electrical and mechanical engineering teams are true industry craftsmen. As a standard option, we can build a majority of our COTS power converters into sealed, stainless steel enclosures with increased mechanical strength and hermetically sealed MIL connectors.

Focus: Military Laser Power Supplies

Sealed Mil Unit

Schaefer’s new Kx Series of high power, liquid cooled, current controlled power supplies are specifically developed for the Military Laser market and are designed for the harshest of environments. The robust Kx Series is specifically designed with highly regulated, current controlled output. This feature is required to avoid critical laser damage and to extend the life of the laser system and their key components.