In the following diagram showing the "DHS/CBP UAS Platform Configuration", what are these components and what are they used for?

  • PPDM
  • SPMA
  • RCM
  • RVT encoder

Slide showing diagram of the internals of a DHS/CBP UAS


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PPDM is Payload Power Distribution Module

SPMA is Sensor Processor Modem Assembly

RCM is Rabbitcore microprocessor Core Module

RVT Encoder is a Remote Video Terminal Encoder

As for what they do, that is at least For Official Use Only. You could always submit an FOIA request.


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