Integrated, Interoperable Data Acquisition, Recording, Processing and Routing Solutions for Today’s Demanding National Security Needs

CALCULEX® was founded in Las Cruces, New Mexico in 1986 and – for over 30 years – has provided integrated, interoperable airborne flight and mission data recording, processing, and routing systems.

CALCULEX designs, produces, and supports secure, mission-critical defense electronics and software systems for both operational fleet aircraft and for the flight test community.

Our trusted systems are currently flying on dozens of fixed and rotary wing airborne platforms.

CALCULEX has a verifiable track record of rapidly supplying affordable national security solutions to the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army, and other international armed forces.

Our reputation for providing innovative, cost-effective, and highly reliable solutions has been built over 3 decades. CALCULEX’s modular, reconfigurable RIPR® (Recorder – Integrated Processor – Router) product families and plug-and-play architecture provide the baseline for customization to specific mission needs. Our solutions provide a low-cost growth plan for continued upgrades and capability insertions for both new and legacy platforms.


Compact, Highly Configurable, and Rugged Computing Solutions

CALCULEX’s highly skilled team of engineers applies the latest technologies within a well-established framework of industry standards, leading to products that consistently meet and exceed customer expectations. CALCULEX has developed and implemented a Quality Assurance System that is certified to AS9100D and ISO9001 standards.

CALCULEX’s trusted mission-critical systems work when it matters most.

Learn more about our Rugged, Mission-Ready Data Recorders by clicking the link below.

Rugged Mission Data Recorders

CALCULEX has been part of Spectra Aerospace & Defense since February 2021.


Contact Us

Let Spectra companies show how we can help you implement our End-to-End Information Solutions.