Fiber Optic Connectors for Military Use (photo credit:  Steve Grzezdzinski, U.S. Army) (photo credit: Steve Grzezdzinski, U.S. Army)

What fiber optic connectors are approved and preferred for military use, specifically for land, sea, and air applications? 

DSIAC was asked to identify approved fiber optic connectors preferred for military use.  A DSIAC subject matter expert at MTEQ Inc. performed open-source research on specific connectors used in land, sea, and air applications, along with specific scenarios where certain connectors are to be used.  Information on organizations that develop standards and lists of preferred parts for military branches was also requested by the inquirer and collected. A response report was delivered to the inquirer that provides an overview regarding the fiber optics connectors for military use.

Inquiry Completion Date: 
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Distribution Statement: 
A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.