Led by the U.S. Army, the Future Vertical Lift Program is replacing aging rotary-wing aircraft with next-generation versions. Potentially, these new rotorcraft may be used across the Department of Defense (DoD) services and with U.S. Allies.

At Gore, we continue to innovate for the future and look forward to collaborating with Future Vertical Lift stakeholders to solve operational challenges for today’s enduring fleet and tomorrow’s advanced rotorcraft. Our products are proven to ensure failure-free protection, performance, and survivability so our troops can complete their missions successfully and come home safely to their families.

For decades, we’ve been a trusted partner to the armed forces who continue to rely on our products because failure isn’t an option.

Reliable Products over Rotorcraft Lifespan

Our aerospace and defense capabilities are proven to deliver long-term, installed performance in a variety of avionics and airframe applications. Products like GORE® Ethernet Cables, GORE® Fiber Optic Cables and GORE-FLIGHT® Microwave Assemblies enable aircrew to succeed in the full range of missions required in current and future rotorcraft.

These wires and cables enable reliable, multi-domain operations by:

  • reliably and safely enabling high-voltage power
  • delivering extremely high-speed, high-volume data/video
  • maintaining exceptional RF signal performance
  • saving weight and enhancing payload options
  • lowering total operating costs
  • facilitating quick, trouble-free routing
  • ensuring precise, repeatable test measurements

GORE® SKYFLEX® Aerospace Materials are dry tapes and gaskets that have been proven over the years on aircraft structures. They’re easy to install while providing reliable, repeatable sealing and surface protection from corrosion and other operating challenges. And we continue to develop innovative capabilities and solutions to support future aircrew needs.

Read our case studies to find out how our tapes and gaskets have been proven by operators to effectively seal and protect rotorcraft panels and structures.

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Industry Awards

We continue to combine industry expertise with advanced technical capabilities to develop leading-edge solutions for the aerospace and defense sector. We’re proud to be recognized over the years for our outstanding use of fluoropolymers and delivering product and system-level innovations.

GORE-FLIGHT® Microwave Assemblies Innovators Awards

GORE-FLIGHT® Microwave Assemblies, 6 Series were recognized for providing the most cost-effective solution that ensures mission-critical system performance for military and civil applications.

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GORE® Ethernet Cables Innovators Awards

GORE® Ethernet Cables were recognized for exceeding Cat6a electrical requirements and high-speed data transmission reliability in modern airborne digital networks while providing a cost-saving design.

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GORE® Fiber Optic Cables Innovators Awards

GORE® Fiber Optic Cables, 1.8 mm Simplex was recognized for providing significant weight and cost savings over the life of an aircraft while meeting the rigorous demands of modern avionics networks, including in-flight entertainment and connectivity.

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GORE® PHASEFLEX® Microwave/RF Test Assemblies Innovators Awards Gold Honoree

GORE® PHASEFLEX® Microwave/RF Test Assemblies were recognized for their durability and reliability in delivering precision test measurements for mission-critical applications such as radar, electronic warfare (EW) and C4ISR suites while meeting rigorous environmental challenges.

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2021 Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards Gold Honoree

GORE® High Performance Aerospace Wires were recognized for providing EWIS reliability, increase operational readiness, improve safety and reduce total lifecycle costs for next gen aircraft.

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