The FC4 from Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBAD) is a Launch Vehicle Actuator with a maximum load support capability of 3400 lbf. This actuator has a function time of 35 sec (28 V) and a life of 60 cycles/min. It requires a supply voltage of 22-105 V and has a power consumption of 111 W. The actuator draws a current of up to 2.9 A and has a resistance of 9.7-90 Ohms. It has a mass of 55 g and measures 1.45 x 0.95 x 0.257 inches (length x diameter x thru hole). The FC8 features a redundant firing unit and is ideal for applications such as solar arrays and instrument deployment, instrument launch locks, optic covers, and satellite separation systems.