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MIL-PRF-28876 Revision E:2004

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Connectors, Fiber Optic, Circular, Plug and Receptacle Style, Multiple Removable Termini, General Specification for

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Superseded date

01-03-2021

Language(s)

English

Published date

04-10-2004

1. SCOPE
2. APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS
3. REQUIREMENTS
4. VERIFICATION
5. PACKAGING
6. NOTES

Covers the performance requirements for circular, plug and receptacle style, multiple removable termini, fiber optic connectors that are for Department of Defense applications and that are compatible with multiple transmission element cables.

DevelopmentNote
Supersedes MIL C 28876 (D). (10/2004) Supersedes MIL STD 2163 (C). (03/2007)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
69
PublisherName
US Military Specs/Standards/Handbooks
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

This specification covers circular, plug and receptacle style, multiple removable termini, fiber optic connectors (see 6.10.3) that are for Department of Defense applications and that are compatible with multiple transmission element cables. Fiber optic connectors specified herein cover a family of general purpose, interconnection hardware providing a variety of compatible optical coupling arrangements. Connector parts specified within this specification include connector shells (see 6.10.11), connector inserts (see 6.10.5), connector insert retention nuts (see 6.10.7), connector backshells (see 6.10.2), and connector dust cover (see 6.10.4).

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