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Fischer Connectors - Rugged and Secure Connectors for Military Applications

Fischer Connectors designs, manufactures and supplies high-performance military connectors. Rugged, sealed, lightweight and compact, our products are ideally suited for use in military applications. Our company is a trusted partner of future soldier programs around the world.

As defense equipment designers and manufacturers continue the development and integration of increasingly sophisticated electronic systems into air, land, and sea-based applications, so demand for small, lightweight and robust interconnect systems grows.

Military connectors for rugged environments

Known for their ruggedness, reliability, sealing properties, and compactness characteristics, our products are ideal for high-end electronic equipment used in extreme environmental conditions. With high flexibility of configurations, including low/high voltage, coax/triax, fiber optic, liquid/gas and hybrid, our product range comprises over 10,000 items.

Our connectors have a functional life greater than 10,000 mating cycles, with easy connect/disconnect and blind mating. They come with push-pull automatic locking systems or emergency release mechanisms, and have 360° EMC shielding. They are constructed to operate in temperatures ranging from -50°C to +150°C.

The benefits of Fischer core series connectors include:

  • Sealed up to IP68 or hermetic connectors
  • High density pin configurations
  • Available in natural chrome or non-reflective black finish
  • Integrated cable assembly and over molding solutions
  • Large range of complementary accessories (protective sleeves, soft caps…)
  • Military standards RoHS and REACH compliant

Our products are ISO 4523 / SAE-AMS2422 for gold plating. MIL-1344, for contact resistance. IEC 60068, IEC 60529 / MIL-STD-202, for sealing. MIL-STD-810 for environmental properties.

Rugged connectors for military applications

Many military and security forces around the world choose Fischer Connectors for mission-critical applications, where the highest level of reliable interconnectivity is of paramount importance. Applications include:

  • Future soldier systems
  • Portable and hand-held radios
  • Light weapon interface connection
  • Future soldier and land vehicle applications
  • Day and night imaging, target acquisition
  • Ground satellite communication system
  • Batteries and power sources devices
  • GPS and situation awareness systems
  • Land vehicle applications
  • Ground unmanned vehicle
  • Infantry vehicle interface connection
  • Guided bombs and missiles
  • UAV and sensors equipments for UAVs
  • Sea applications
  • Underwater unmanned vehicle
  • Navy video equipment

Secure military connection

To answer the needs of Future Soldier Programs, Fischer created new secure interconnect solutions specially designed for Defense Forces: Fischer UltiMate™ Military Connectors Line. The new Fischer UltiMate™ Original Series offers compact, rugged, lightweight circular connectors for an improved protection of Future Soldiers, vehicles and other land-based equipments.

Major features of the Fischer UltiMate? Original Series include:

  • Miniature, ultra light and rugged design
  • Extremely robust keying
  • High shock and vibration resistance
  • Excellent 360° EMC shielding
  • Ultimate sealing level IP68/69K even unmated
  • Fischer’s new facilitated cable assembly solutions
  • World-class service and support

Fischer Connectors is committed to working closely with its customers, to select and adapt connectors, and cable systems, that are dedicated to providing a solution to their application.

To fulfill specific requests, the company is always prepared to invest its expertise in the development of customized solutions. Certified ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001:2004: Fischer Connectors embraces Total Quality through continuous improvement in all processes and procedures.

Primary design and manufacturing facilities are located in Switzerland, with subsidiaries and distributors located worldwide. Log on to our website to find the contact details of your local office.

Contact Details

Fischer Connectors SA
Ch. du Glapin 20
CH – 1162 Saint-Prex
Tel: +41 21 800 95 95
Fax: +41 21 800 39 24

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