Rugged, six-row military connectors for UAV and C4ISR applications introduced by TE Connectivity

WASHINGTON, 11 Oct. 2011. TE Connectivity in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, is introducing a compact 6-row Fortis Zd connector for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) applications in rugged environments that require high-speed, small size, and light weight. The company announced the 6-row Fortis Zd connector this week at the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) annual meeting in Washington. The connectors, which are suitable for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), satellites, and man-portable systems, support two differential pairs per row, and are available with 10 or 20 columns for as many as 40 signal pairs, company officials say.

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WASHINGTON, 11 Oct. 2011. TE Connectivity in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, is introducing a compact 6-row Fortis Zd military connector for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) applications in rugged environments that require high-speed, small size, and light weight. The company announced the 6-row Fortis Zd connector this week at the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) annual meeting in Washington.The connectors, which are suitable for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), satellites, and man-portable systems, support two differential pairs per row, and are available with 10 or 20 columns for as many as 40 signal pairs, company officials say.Fortis Zd connectors support data rates of 12 gigabits per second, and meet mechanical and environmental requirements of defense and aerospace applications. The connectors are available in three shell styles: all-plastic shell, tamped metal shell, and machined metal shell.

For more information contact TE Connectivity online at www.te.com.

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