Rocket launcher system with rocket and panel PC systems from KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics

Ruggedized panel PCs

Visual systems for command and control

Tailor-made human-machine interfaces

Panel PCs unite image display, computer and input in an all-in-one solution. This makes panel PCs from KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics the ideal space-saving solution for military vehicles and their confined spaces.

The best of many worlds

Despite their compact size, panel PCs from KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics combine

  • the performance of box PC hardware,
  • the readability and operability of a display under all conditions; and
  • the integrated graphics and video processing,

in a man-machine interface designed for continuous military operation under severe environmental conditions.

Modular all-rounders

Panel PCs from KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics ensure the complete range of tasks from the command, control and computing (C3) area.

Performance overview:

  • Capacitive multi-touch or resistive single-touch
  • Suitable for safety-critical facilities
  • Resolution up to full HD
  • Integrated video processing
  • Operable with night vision goggles
  • Sunlight-readable
A LEOPARD 2A4 MBT driving through muddy terrain

The plus points

Access to mission and vehicle data


The PPCs and displays can be equipped with capacitive or resistive touchscreens depending on the application and installation location.


Various technical and design measures ensure that the information on the display can be read and the display operated under any light conditions.

On-board voltage network

KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics ensures smooth operation on the vehicle electrical system through the application of VG96916, ISO 16750-2 or MIL-STD-1275.

Thermal stability

The PPCs and displays boast high thermal stability and do not require active cooling thanks to their fan-free design.


KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics applies various civil norms and standards as well as MIL-SPECS to ensure environmental compatibility.


KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics applies the DIN EN IEC 61508 standard to solutions that perform critical safety functions in the vehicle.


KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics provides different options for control and input for its PPCs and displays.


Situational awareness systems from KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics support the operation of the battle management system, the connection of different camera views, as a terminal or as a uniform and configurable user interface for visualising the vehicle system status.

  • Overlay functions
  • Camera functions
  • Video functions
  • Picture-in-picture (PIP)
  • Computer properties

Overlay functions

Display the function of the active keys; display menus, symbols and variable data

Camera functions

  • Display of analogue and digital video sources
  • Simultaneous display and scaling of two camera windows
  • Display of analogue videos in real time
  • Low latencies for video transmission

Video functions

Integrated video processing

Picture-in-picture (PIP)

Simultaneous display of two different views, such as information from the battle management system and up to two other video sources.

Computer properties

Simultaneous operation of a BMS or other applications, such as monitoring, management or communication software

Our solutions

VistaMaster panel PCs


As a scalable solution, the VistaMaster family of display and panel PCs offers various applications from display to terminal to central control unit.

VistaMaster-17S from KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics


The VistaMaster-17S panel PC meets with functional safety requirements according to the security integrity level to ensure trouble-free operation.

PALLADION panel PC from KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics


The PALLADION is a handy panel PC that can be reconnected between workstations inside and outside the vehicle.

System control unit from KNDS Deutschland Mission Electronics

System control units (SBG)

System control units are panel PCs that specifically serve as a manufacturer-independent interface for displaying the vehicle’s system functions.