Military Connectors

25 11 2010

Information on military connectors, what they do and where they are used. Plus, information on Amphenol military connectors.

What are Military Connectors?

Military Connectors are typically used for power in engines which have high vibrations when they are running.

These particular connectors are used and built for military parts so are designed to withstand harsh weather and other drastic environmental factors making them tougher and more durable than other types of connectors.

When Should Military Connectors be Used?

They are used in military and aerospace applications. Military connectors are used on a range of military equipment, but they are also used for aircraft engines as they are designed to withstand high vibrations that are common in aeroplanes.

These electrical connectors are able to protect electrical circuits from electro-magnetic interference and electromagnet pulses such as lightening which can be problematic and even dangerous in extreme situations, such as during military manoeuvres, making them indispensible for military use.

Amphenol Military Connectors

Amphenol Aerospace, formerly Bendix, is one of the leaders in providing quality military connectors to the military and aerospace markets worldwide.

Amphenol designs and manufactures cylindrical and rectangular, electronic, fibre optic, EMI/EMP filter, and a variety of special applications connectors and interconnect systems. The company has been awarded both AS9100 – Revision B and ISO9001:2000 quality assurance certifications and products sold include: MIL-DTL-38999 Series I, II and III, MIL-C-5015, MIL-C-83723, Hermetic connectors, Filter Protection connectors and Data Bus Transmission Twinax contacts.

Military Connectors Suppliers in the UK

Challenger Components is a leading distributor of Amphenol Aerospace products and other military connectors. If you are looking to buy circular connectors for industrial or military use, whatever your circular connection needs Challenger Components can supply all of your requirements.

Challenger Components have over 50 years of combined expertise in connector products and can offer technical support at all stages of product design-in.

Visit for more information and to discuss your requirements in more detail.




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