Severe Environment Control System (SECS)
Azimuth IBS on a RIHB
Azimuth IBS on a RIHB

Severe Environment Control System (SECS)

Recent advances in computers and sensors have yielded sophisticated electronic systems that provide the operator with newfound capabilities. Navigation, communication, and systems monitoring on board various vehicles are now frequently integrated into a single system. These electronic systems vastly improve the situational awareness and effectiveness of its operator with a proliferation that spans air, land and sea vehicles. However, operation of these systems has been hampered by inadequate controls. Variations of traditional computer interfaces (keyboard, mouse, trackball, bezel buttons, etc.) have all been exploited with moderate effectiveness. Using these devices, originally developed for the office environment, in a vehicle is both difficult and potentially hazardous to the operator.

Azimuth has developed a novel solution for the Man Machine Interface (MMI) problem in mobile applications. The SECS design leverages off a familiar interface mechanism found on many consumer electronics devices. Originally developed for Special Boat Units, SECS is built to handle the rigors of the high speed, open cockpit patrol boat environment.

US Patent No: 7692626 B2

Legacy Engine Module LIEM
Legacy Engine Module LIEM
Legacy Engine Module LIEM

Legacy Engine Interface Module (LEIM)

The Legacy Engine Interface Module is an electronic module that converts signals from analog sensors to standard digital databus outputs. LEIM was developed to adapt older non-computerized engines to the Controller Area Network found on new engines and vehicles.

Using microprocessor technology, signal conditioning, and isolated circuitry, the LEIM converts legacy analog signals that can be used on standard digital databus output. All key parameters such as sampling rates, engineering unit conversion, and databus output are configurable. The universal design allows the LEIM to support a vast array of sensors, engines and output protocols.


  • Supports SAE J1939, NMEA 2000, CAN-based protocols
  • Exploits available hardware (CAN gauges and instruments)
  • Simplified wiring (all data on single two-wire cable)
  • Easy integration of sensors
  • Download new capabilities (no new hardware required)
  • Flexible configuration to any engine source
  • Reconfigurable hardware allows multiple engine variants to be supported by the same module
  • Optional capability to add redundant sensors
  • Rugged waterproof construction
  • Fully potted & designed to withstand underhood temp
  • Integrated signal conditioning & sensor excitation
  • Sensor compatibility (NTC, thermocouple, linear, pressure tachometer, fuel-flow, voltage sources)
  • Reprogrammable microprocessor

  • Operating Voltage: 8 to 36 VDC
  • Power Comsumption: 3W
  • Dimensions: 4 x 6 x 1.5 inches
  • Temperature: -30C to 85C
  • Input Channels: 12
  • Counter Channels: 3

For more information:
View LEIM pdf Brochure


Motion Data Acquisition System (MDAS)

The MDAS is a device that has been developed for Naval Surface Warfare Center (Panama City) to aid in the collection of long term shock and vibration data in high shock and mobility environments. Specifically, it has been developed to automatically capture data aboard off-shore patrol vessels. These high-speed boats are used to transport Naval Special Warfare operators to their missions. However, significant shock and vibration have resulted in both short term injuries and long term disabilities to the occupants. With the aid of MDAS, the first long-term historical database will be built. Data from this database will aid in the development of new equipment and procedures targeted at mitigating shock and hence reducing injury.

Tactical Shelter Mast
Shelter Roof Rack
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Tactical Shelter Equipment

Azimuth designs and manufactures equipment and mounts to support tactical shelters.

Shelter Mast System
Supports lighting and video surveillance using existing conex container mounting and locking systems.
U.S. Patent #: 2,683,697: 2,748,761

Shelter Roof Rack
Supports shelter mounted roof systems such as communication antennas and security systems.
U.S. Patent #: 7,506,775

Shelter Roll Out Rack System
Supports cable management of data and power system in shelter systems.

Azimuth Custom CAN Nodes

Custom CAN Nodes

Azimuth designs and manufactures custom CAN nodes for maritime systems and land systems. Nodes interface with J1939, NMEA 2000 and NMEA 0183 protocols.

Please contact us for more information on your CAN node needs.