High-Speed Interconnect Solutions for Military Defense / Aerospace Applications

High-Speed Interconnect Solutions for Military Defense / Aerospace Applications

Rugged Electrical, Optical, and Hybrid Solutions for Mission-Critical Aerospace and Defense Applications

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High-Speed Interconnect Solutions for Military Defense / Aerospace Applications

High-Speed Interconnect Solutions for Military Defense / Aerospace Applications

Rugged Electrical, Optical, and Hybrid Solutions for Mission-Critical Aerospace and Defense Applications
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El Ochito®

El Ochito®

High speed, harsh environment El Ochito® octaxial contacts save size and weight in aircraft avionics, weapons systems, satellites, radars, and communications equipment.
  • 10GbE, SuperSpeed USB, and multi-gigabit shielded pairs
  • Universal drop-in for keyed size #8 connector cavities
  • Data-pair isolation for optimal signal integrity
  • Crimp or threaded shield termination contact types
  • Snap-in, rear release
  • Environmentally sealed
  • Aerospace-grade cable assemblies
  • 50% cable / contact reduction compared to Quadrax
SuperFly® Datalink

SuperFly® Datalink

High speed, harsh environment SuperFly® Datalink connectors — with shielded El Ochito® octaxial contacts for 10Gb Ethernet, SuperSpeed USB, and high datarate video display protocols — deliver outstanding signal integrity and save significant size and weight compared to Quadrax.
  • Ultra-small size
  • Shielded Octaxial contacts
  • Up to 5 Gbps
  • 10Gb Ethernet and SuperSpeed USB
  • New Red insert for highspeed video, consult factory for layouts
  • Environmentally protected
  • Factory-terminated cables or discrete contacts and cables for customer assembly
Series 792

Series 792

The Series 792 connector brings high-speed data-rate performance to the Glenair Series 79 rectangular family. Size 8 cavities accept standard Quadrax or El Ochito® shielded octaxial contacts making it a perfect choice for radars, weapons systems, mission computers and displays, communications gear, and more.
  • High-speed Ethernet, USB 3.0, HDMI, and DisplayPort
  • PCB-mount and cable connectors
  • Scoop-proof interface
  • 12 arrangements and 6 shell sizes
  • Precision-machined duallobe polarized shells
  • Environmentally sealed
  • Integrated EMI shielding and grounding
  • Blind mating
Series 806 Mil-Aero Micro Miniature Connectors

Series 806 Mil-Aero Micro Miniature Connectors

Next-Generation High-Density Connector Series for Demanding Aerospace, Defense and other Harsh-Application Environments — Half the size and weight of MIL-DTL-38999 Series III with Superior Performance
  • High-speed Ethernet, USB 3.0, HDMI, and DisplayPort
  • Next-generation small form factor aerospace-grade circular connector
  • Upgraded environmental, electrical and mechanical performance
  • Integrated antidecoupling technology
  • High-Speed El Ochito® and hybrid #22HD contact arrangements
Supernine® High-Speed Connectors

Supernine® High-Speed Connectors

"Better than QPL" MIL-DTL-38999 High-Speed Solution
  • Tooled and ready-to-ship high-speed and hybrid insert arrangement connectors for size #8 El Ochito shielded contacts. Arrangements for #8, #12, and #16 Coax, Twinax, and Quadrax also available
  • Supported applications: 10/100/1G/10G BASE-T Ethernet, HDMI, DisplayPort, SATA, USB 3.0 , 1553 databus and general RF or differential data transmission


SpeedMaster™ is a dedicated contact module and insert package for SuperNine, Mighty Mouse, and HiPer-D connectors. Optimized for high-speed Cat 6A Ethernet, the SpeedMaster™ 10G system offers industry-leading NEXT, return loss and insertion loss performance
  • Utilizes aerospace industry standard #22D contacts, tools, and widely available Ethernet flight cable
  • Significant weight reduction compared to Quadrax solutions (reduces cable requirement by half)


The faster ruggedized 4/8 pole interconnect system for Ethernet data applications
  • For harsh-environment transit, industrial, or marine/subsea applications
  • RF Coax applications (RG58 and RG59U cables)
  • High-speed interconnect solution for audio, video, and digital displays
  • Qualified for use in safety systems, sensors, detection devices, and control panels
  • Tested in accordance with: ISO F0 STP: CAT 7A EN50173-1 F600-STP: CAT 7 EN50173-1 D STP: CAT 5E
SuperSeal® RJ45 and USB Field Connectors

SuperSeal® RJ45 and USB Field Connectors

Military-grade, ruggedized field connectors that deliver improved environmental sealing, EMI/RFI grounding, and a broader range of wire termination options for RJ45 and USB — now for SuperSpeed 3.0
  • New SuperSpeed USB 3.0 protocol support
  • Superior sealing — IP67 unmated — for complete system protection against water, sand and dust
  • Highly durable SuperSeal™ insert design, provides enhanced operating temperature, increased life-cycle, and rugged vibration and shock performance
  • Crimp, solder-cup, PC tail and cable assemblies


Ultra Miniature Micro-D Connectors with High-Speed VersaLink Contact Technology
  • VersaLink: shielded differential Twinax interconnect solution
  • Signature Glenair design intermountable in standard Micro-D footprints
  • Higher speed and density than mil-spec style Twinax solutions
  • Individually shielded pairs result in virtually zero cross talk
  • Hybrid arrangements with VersaLink contact modules and standard Micro-D inserts for signal and power
VersaLink™ Bridge

VersaLink™ Bridge

VersaLink Bridge: bypass high-loss board traces with a low insertion-loss and low signal-latency point-to-point Twinax jumper
  • Small footprint, highdensity solution
  • Versatile solder-mount or screw-mount board termination
  • 100 Ohm differential Twinax
  • Push-pull mating or bayonet-lock for high vibration and shock applications
  • Keyed polarization prevents mis-mating
  • Low insertion loss and low signal latencies for high datarate board transmissions
Micro-D High-Speed

Micro-D High-Speed

Miniaturized Micro-D Connector / TwistPin Contact Solution with 10+ Gb/sec. Performance per Differential Pair
  • Pre-wired factory cordsets and PCB connectors
  • Unique contact isolation and spacing for optimal high-speed performance
  • Standard layouts support maximum #28 AWG wire
  • Ultra-low dielectric material combined with optimized contact size and spacing
  • Precision-machined shells with gold or nickel plating
  • Hybrid contact solutions available with 3 amp and 1 amp TwistPin contacts (perfect for USB 3.0 SuperSpeed applications)
Rugged Fiber Optic Connectors

Rugged Fiber Optic Connectors

  • SuperNine® Tight-Tolerance MIL-DTL-38999 Sr. III Fiber Optic Connection System
  • Glenair High Density (GHD): nearly double the density of standard mil-spec fiber optic designs
  • GFR: Glenair Front Release Fiber Optic Connection System
  • Rugged High-Density MT Ferrule Fiber Optic Connection System — with Mil-Grade SuperNine® or Series 791 Packaging
  • Rugged High-Density MT Ferrule Fiber OpticConnection System — With Mil-Grade Miniature Series 79 Packaging
Ruggedized PCB-Mount Photonics

Ruggedized PCB-Mount Photonics

Ruggedized high-density, high signal integrity optical transceiver modules — up to 25Gbps per channel
  • Radiation tolerant (consult factory), smallest footprint available
  • Jet fighter and space launch shock and vibration tested
  • No soldering required
  • CML 100 Ohm differential input and output
  • -40°C to +85°C operating temperature range
  • Ruggedized Size #8 Photonic Transmitter and Receiver Contacts and Connectors for Ethernet, Video and High-Speed Data
  • Small Form-Factor, Harsh-Environment Photonic Contacts and Connectors for Box I/O Fiber-to-Copper Media Conversion