Bulk Storage Device (BSD)
The BSD equipment is the Data Bulk Storage Device is a data storage device in flight for the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft. This computer registers both parameters and operation information and environment of the flight for later analysis on Earth.
- The data analyzed on earth are used for the development and validation of algorithms:
- Engine health monitoring
- Secondary power supply system
- Structural health monitoring
- It is capable of both tactical data as training data recording in flight and has extensible capacity
So far, Tecnobit (Grupo Oesía) has produced over 650 electronic cards for this equipment intended to the Air Forces of Italy, England, Spain, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Austria.