GORE® Coaxial Cable, Optimized RG Series - Military Aerospace

Gore’s cables deliver enhanced electrical performance with lower attenuation and reliable mechanical performance in demanding aerospace environments. Our specialized insulation materials also provide significant size and weight savings with greater flexibility and a tight bend radius for improved installation, making them an ideal choice for military aircraft electronics retrofits.

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Data Sheet for GORE® Optimized RG400 Coaxial Cable; includes description, features, benefits, and technical specifications.

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Overview

GORE Coaxial Cable, Optimized RG Series delivers enhanced electrical performance with up to 10% lower attenuation that meets the stringent requirements of both EN 4604-003 and FAR25.853. Gore’s 50-ohm and 75-ohm cables also meet the requirements of MIL-C-17G. With a durable construction, our cables provide reliable protection with excellent shielding effectiveness in challenging aerospace environments, including wide temperatures ranging from -65⁰ C to 200⁰ C.

Significant Size and Weight Savings

Gore’s innovative fluoropolymer technologies deliver optimized coaxial cables that are considerably smaller and lighter weight when compared to standard RG coaxial cables, which means significant weight savings in a smaller package. In fact, our Optimized RG400 Series is 60% lighter weight with a 30% smaller diameter. The small cable diameter also increases flexibility with a tight bend radius for easy routing in tight spaces, making them an ideal choice for military aircraft electronics retrofits.

All of this translates to reduced weight and size, enhanced electrical performance and reliable protection in demanding aerospace conditions.

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Applications

GORE Coaxial Cable, Optimized RG Series is engineered to perform reliably in a variety of military aerospace applications, including:

  • box-to-antenna systems
  • communications
  • navigation

If you have any questions or to discuss your specific application needs, please contact a Gore representative.

Benefits

GORE Coaxial Cable, Optimized RG Series provide manufacturers with many benefits that improve electrical and mechanical performance such as:

  • unique design that provides enhanced electrical performance with up to 10% lower attenuation
  • robust construction that is up to 60% lighter and up to 30% smaller compared to standard RG coaxial cables
  • reliable protection in demanding aerospace environments with temperatures ranging from -65⁰ C to 200⁰ C
  • greater flexibility with a tight bend radius for easier routing and installation
  • a variety of connectors options for the Optimized RG400 Series specifically engineered to enhance cable performance
  • easy connector termination with the Optimized RG179/RG316 Series using standard processes and tooling

For more information about the benefits of our cables, please contact a Gore representative.

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Gore Honored by Military & Aerospace Electronics 2016 Innovators Awards Program

Posted November 17, 2016

Gore announced today that its GORE-FLIGHT™ Microwave Assemblies, 6 Series line was recognized by the judges of the annual Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards program.

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Gore Features Advanced Cables and Materials for Military and Defense Applications at 2016 ASE/Cribbins Symposiums

Posted November 8, 2016

Gore will be showcasing their collection of high-performance GORE® Cables and Materials at the 2016 Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE) and Cribbins Aviation Product Symposiums in Huntsville, Alabama on November 14-17, Booth 203.

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Gore Showcases New and Proven Cables & Cable Assemblies for Civil Aerospace Applications at 2016 APEX

Posted October 12, 2016

Gore will be featuring their full line of high-performance GORE® Aerospace Cables at the 2016 APEX Expo, 24-27 October, Singapore, Booth 1649.

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Gore Exhibits High-Performance Products for Military and Defense Applications at 2016 AUSA

Posted September 21, 2016

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