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2019 Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards - Platinum Honoree

The 1.8 mm Simplex of GORE Fiber Optic Cables is recognized among the best by the 2019 Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards. An esteemed and experienced panel of judges from the aerospace and defense community recognized W. L. Gore & Associates as a Platinum honoree.

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Our cables and materials have participated in decades worth of civil and defense aircraft programs. We offer a wide selection of high-speed data cables, microwave/RF assemblies, airframe sealants, and more. 

Gore’s reliable solutions for UAM aircraft, VTOL aircraft, & electric VTOL aircraft design.

W. L. Gore & Associates supports the emerging aviation ecosystem by offering innovative and proven solutions to help ensure safe passenger air taxi service, cargo drone delivery and future combat air systems.

Gore’s products in commercial aircraft.

With decades of storied legacy in the aerospace industry, W. L. Gore & Associates has created technology innovation and provided proven solutions to civil air suppliers. We’re a trusted partner working closely with aerospace companies to deliver reliable components with approved aerospace materials that save time, money and so much more. They know that our solutions keep pilots, cabin crew and passengers connected, protected and safe for the entire flight.

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Our 1.8 mm Simplex version with enhanced crush protection is proven to exceed stringent ARINC 802-2 and BMS13-71 industry requirements. We tested the impact resistance of our cables at a weight of 1.7 kg (3.8 lb), which is higher than specified at 0.5 kg (1.1 lb). 

GORE Fiber Optic Cables, 1.8 mm Simplex

Our 1.8 mm Simplex version with enhanced crush protection far exceeds the minimum weight impact requirements specified in EN4641-301 and JN1177 industry standards for more durability and protection.