Weapons systems custom solutions

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Heritage-proven products and custom-solution capabilities position Eaton as a primary source for weapons systems connectors and cable assemblies for all physical domains: air, space, sea, and terrestrial.

In addition to QPL and standard connectors for weapons-systems applications, Eaton offers an extensive range of custom-interconnect-solution capabilities such as the redundant-release lanyard-connector depicted to the left and MIL-DTL-38999/36 lanyard-released plugs.

Due to ITAR restrictions, this web page only provides overview information. For more information describing Eaton's weapons-systems program heritage and custom-solutions capabilities, please call 805-484-0543 or e-mail customer service: cicustomer.service@eaton.com

Extensive weapons systems program heritage

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A wide range of custom-design options

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Eaton combines advanced engineering tools with an extensive array of manufacturing resources to quickly deliver custom connectors and cable assemblies for weapons-systems applications:

  • Application-specific solutions for high currents and voltages, Ethernet and RF applications.
  • Hermetic and filtered receptacles.
  • Lanyard-released plugs including MIL-DTL-38999/36 and the redundantly-released configuration depicted at the top of this page.
  • Extreme temperatures, shock, vibration, radiation, corrosive media, vacuum, and pressures up to 20,000 PSI.
  • Integrated fluid and pneumatic connectivity.
  • Water blocked and pressure balanced naval connector/cable assemblies.

Actuators and release mechanisms

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Eaton's non-explosive actuators have extensive heritage in weapons systems applications including releases of airborne ordinance fins and separations of multiple warheads on ballistic missiles.

Release-mechanism configurations include pin pullers and compression releases, separation nuts, tension links and releases and cable-release mechanisms. Custom solution capabilities include form, fit, and function replacements for pyrotechnic actuators.

Use the link below to receive a copy of Eaton's Non-Explosive Actuators Design Guide; due to export-controls restrictions, this document is not downloadable from this web site.

Custom Cable Assemblies and Wiring Harnesses

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Military and aerospace cable assembly and wiring harness capabilities include overmolded, coaxial, flat ribbon, and fiber optic for power, data, and hybrid applications.

Solution-development expertise includes operation in extreme environments including extended temperature ranges, shock and vibration, radiation, EMI/RFI, corrosive contaminants, vacuum, and pressures to 20,000 PSI.

In addition to turnkey design and manufacturing for new projects, build-to-print services for production-ready designs are also available.

Visit the custom military cable and wiring harness web pages

Heritage proven technologies and design platforms

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Heritage-proven technologies and design platforms can be leveraged to quickly provide a wide range of custom solutions for applications ranging from shoulder fired missiles to ICBMs. For additional design platform information, please select one of the following links: