Tempest X500
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PCG Tempest X500

PCG Tempest X500


The PCG Tempest X500 computer is a rendition of the Getac X500 rugged laptop that is retrofitted to reduce electromagnetic emanations to meet NSA’s TEMPEST standards (Telecommunications Electronics Material Protected from Emanating Spurious Transmissions), also referred to as Emsec. The Tempest X500 includes circuit-level and hardware-level retrofits, and Faraday shielding against EMT


  • A-1 Environmental Certifications Overview
  • A-2 Environmental Specifications (IP65)
  • A-3 Wheeled and Composite Vehicle Test Specifications (MIL-STD-810G)
  • A-4 Electromagnetic Certifications (MIL-STD-461F)
  • Optional MIL-STD-188-125-1 (HEMP)