Robust pin and socket design


  • Singlemode and Multimode applications 62.5/125 and 50/125 µm
  • Connector formats for MIL-DTL-38999, ARINC 600
  • Excellent optical performance
  • Fewer parts, easy termination process
  • Meets or exceeds all applicable requirements of MIL-T-29504
  • Insertion loss: -0.25dB (typical) mated pair

Smiths Connectors offers rugged connectors such as MIL-DTL-38999 to house fiber optic contacts in size 5 and 12 expanded beam, size 16 butt-joint, DIN style and ARINC 801 termini. These technologies are capable of supporting wide bandwidth applications. All fiber optic connectors and contacts are offered fully terminated and tested ensuring signal integrity for ruggedized application environments.

When specifying these rugged connectors, Smiths Connectors also offers a complete line of fiber optic connectors to terminate to the other end of the cables. These include Ruggedized Single Channel (RSC), FC, ST, LC Duplex/Simplex, MTP, MT-RJ, and Ruggedized SC connectors.  Please consult factory for cabling options.