AVI 5915 Field Ethernet System - Rugged Embedded Services Router

An innovation in mission-critical mobile communications

The AVI Field Ethernet System 5915 Embedded Services Router is a small form factor, field-deployable, rugged router featuring Cisco® technology. It provides two 10/100BaseT(X) Routed ports and three 10/100BaseT(X) Switched ports, enabling the router to serve as an aggregation point for on-demand network connectivity in mobile or fixed deployments in harsh environments


  • Cisco IOS Software and Cisco Mobile Ready Net capability.
  • Transparent access to and transfer of voice, data, and video information.
  • Infrastructure-less networking reaching beyond the range of a fixed network.
  • Self-forming temporary ability, immediate connection with no pre-configuration of peers required.


  • Deployable by manpack, vehicle or aircraft.


  • In extreme temperatures  -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F) and under shock and vibration conditions.


  • Mains, vehicle or mobile battery power.


  • On-demand mobile network connectivity for mission-critical operations.

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Internal Component Options

The standard FES-ESR is a single Cisco 5915 ESR with a console port and four routed Ethernet ports only. The Cisco 5915 ESR card uses only one of the available three slots provided by the FES PC-104 chassis. There are options available to integrate up to two additional boards inside the FES chassis to provide added functionality. Examples of this are:

  • Ethernet Switches
  • Serial Interfaces
  • Video Servers
  • Communications Boards
  • Computers

Front Panel Layout

The layout of the connectors on the front panel may be re-arranged in accordance with the needs of the internal components, or customer requirements.

Connector Types

AVI can provide a FES-ESR with proprietary or custom connectors to the front panel.


Please Contact Us for a quotation for the AVI 5915 for your organisation or to discuss tailoring this product to suit your needs.

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Key Features: 
  • Cisco 5915 Embedded Services Router and Cisco IOS Software
  • Standards-based Mobile IP in Cisco IOS Software
  • Cisco IOS Software advanced security features, including IPsec and 256 AES
  • Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express
  • Two 10/100BaseT(X) Routed Ports
  • Three 10/100BaseT(X) Switched Ports
  • Supports dual BA-5590 type batteries, 10-30VDC, and 90-260VAC power sources
  • Power output for module stacking
  • Rugged sealed casing
  • Extended operating temperature range
  • Rugged design
  • Suitable for military deployment
  • Military vehicle mounting options