Crystal Group FORCE™ RS2606 Rugged 2U Server

The FORCE to fight and win. Next-generation Crystal Group Rugged Servers are the new FORCE — Fully Optimized Rugged Computer Equipment — to tackle the toughest workloads in the most challenging environments. Crystal Group FORCE™ servers provide a whole new level of bandwidth, scalability, flexibility, and security to the field. These rugged rack-mount servers accelerate compute intensive workloads in today’s most demanding applications, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, sensor fusion, unmanned systems, signals intelligence, electronic warfare, and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR). With vital cybersecurity features, like rugged FIPS 140-2 SAS SSDs, optional key management, intrusion detection and instant data destruction, Crystal Group FORCE ensures your critical, confidential data is protected from potential threats.


  • Rugged, light-weight chassis
  • Rack mounted, 19” depth
  • 2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor
  • Easily mounted on Delrin glides, fixed mount, or Jonathan® rails
  • Removable drive canister holds up to eight SATA/SAS SSDs for easy removal of large amounts of data
  • 16GB–1.5TB DDR4 ECC RDIMM/LRDIMM memory
  • Up to six module options for fast, flexible customization
  • Chassis intrusion switch
  • EMI compliance


Standard Features

  • EMI compliance
  • Chassis intrusion switch
  • Humidity protection
  • MIL-STD-810 shock and vibe
  • 7, 9.5, 15mm drive capability
  • Backlit power/reset/UID switch
  • High-speed, high-volume fans
  • Light-weight billet aluminum chassis
  • Up to 1.5TB DDR4 ECC memory
  • Up to 22 core, 2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor


Optional Features

  • 2x eSATA
  • 2x USB 3.0
  • 2x USB 2.0
  • 8-16 port Layer 2+ switch
  • Audio modules
  • Card reader


Click here to view all Crystal Group FORCE Module Options.

Please contact us to receive the reports, guides and drawings that best fit your requirements.


Environmental Standards
Designed to meet standard
MIL-STD-810, Operational Temperature

-30°C to +50°C

MIL-STD-810, Storage, Method 501, Procedure I/II

-40°C to +85°C

MIL-STD-810, Humidity, Method 507, Procedure II

240 hours with conformal coating

MIL-STD-810, Altitude, Method 500

12,500ft operation, 40,000ft transport

MIL-STD-810, Vibration, Method 514, Procedure I

2G, 5-2,000Hz, 60 min/axis, 3 axis

MIL-STD-810, Shock, Method 516, Procedures I/V

20g, 11msec–functional shock; 40g, 11msec crash hazard shock

MIL-STD-167-1A, Vibration, Type 1
MIL-S-901, Grade B
Electromagnetic Compatibility Standards
Designed to meet standard
AC, FCC Compliant
AC, RE102, CE102 compliant
DC, RE102, CE102 compliant
Form Factor
3.5" (8.89cm)
17.5" (44.45cm)
19" (48.26cm)
32 - 38 lbs ( 14.51 - 17.24 kgs )
Intel® CPU architecture options from Intel embedded long-life roadmap
2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor

Up to 22 core options per socket (dependent on motherboard)

Expansion Slots
Six low profile PCIe slots
External Bays
Removable drive canister for up to eight SATA or SAS SSDs, plus up to six bays that can be populated with FORCE accessory modules
16 GB DDR4
Option 1

Mounted on Delrin glides

Option 2

Fixed mount, front and rear

Option 3

Jonathan rails

Power Supply
Option 1


Option 2

1005W, 18-36VDC

Option 3

1200W AC 1+1

System Board
Option 1: X11SPi-TF, ATX, 2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor
Software Compatibility
Accepts Windows 10®, VMware® or Linux®
Export Compliance
ECCN: 5A992.c | Classification is dependent on configuration and is subject to change. Please contact your program manager to receive the classification for your product.