Military Case Study
Military Vehicle Communications System Cable
MIL-STD, Custom Overmolded Strain Relief, Ruggedized, EMI Shielded, and Fire-Resistant Materials
The U.S. Military needed M-ATV combat vehicles in theater ASAP. Production was held up due to an urgent need for a redesign to a cable used in a critical communications system. The customer wanted a response in three weeks.
Minnesota Wire worked with the customer to redesign and deliver a custom overmolded cabling system.
Custom overmolded strain relief design
Manufactured to MIL-STD
Reinforced with ruggedized and fire-resistant materials
Custom-tailored for space and system changes throughout design process
Designed with operators in mind
Replaced three cables with one ergonomic, integrated cable set
Significant space savings for vital panel mount on the communications backplane
Radically improved EMI-shielded design without adding excess weight
Robust EMI testing provided with in-house EMC Chamber and Signal Integrity Lab
Battlefield-ready for the most challenging EMI “noise” environments