FireWire cable for F-35 Joint Strike Fighter provided by Gore under partnership with A. E. Petsche

LANDENBERG, Pa., 16 Sept. 2010. Avionics integrators at A. E. Petsche Co. in Arlington, Texas, needed FireWire cable products for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program -- the next-generation U.S. strike fighter aircraft for the Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps. They found their solution from W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. in Landenberg, Pa. Petsche manages requirements of all F-35 program partners for stocking levels and distribution. FireWire, also known as IEEE 1394, is a serial bus interface standard for high-speed communications and isochronous real-time data transfer.

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LANDENBERG, Pa., 16 Sept. 2010.Avionics integrators at A. E. Petsche Co. in Arlington, Texas, needed FireWire cable products for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program -- the next-generation U.S. strike fighter aircraft for the Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps. They found their solution from W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. in Landenberg, Pa.

Petsche manages requirements of all F-35 program partners for stocking levels and distribution. FireWire, also known as IEEE 1394, is a high-speed serial bus interface standard for fast communications and isochronous real-time data transfer.

Gore entered into a strategic partnership with Petsche to provide Gore FireWire cable products for the F-35. Petsche will stock F-35 products in the U.S. and Europe. "This alignment addresses emerging needs to provide value-added services that extend beyond the physical product," says Tom Sharp, Gore's JSF program manager.

A long-term partner with Gore, Petsche provides logistics services supporting interconnect products to the aviation industry. For more information contact W.L. Gore online at www.gore.com, or A. E. Petsche at www.aepetsche.com.

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