W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced a new higher frequency 40 GHz option for its GORE-FLIGHT® Microwave Assemblies.

The new option will help electronic warfare and C5ISR users and customers who want to transport electrical signals reliably with minimal size, weight and power. The newest capability for GORE-FLIGHT Microwave Assemblies will allow for higher frequency applications that will offer low loss, high integrity and greater longevity cables.

“The new GORE-FLIGHT Microwave Assemblies are 40 GHz airframe solutions that ensure mission-critical success and peace of mind for warfighters,” said Chris Ericksen, global product specialist, Microwave/RF for Aerospace & Defense. “Microwave/RF assemblies are susceptible to electrical challenges and mechanical stresses due to damage from installation and harsh environmental conditions, and Gore remains committed to providing critical components that can be counted on no matter the situation.”

Award-winning GORE-FLIGHT Microwave Assemblies are lightweight cable solutions that ensure reliable performance for the life of the system.

The robust construction of these assemblies reduces total costs by withstanding the challenges of installation, reducing costly production delays, field service frequency and the need for purchasing replacements. They are also lighter weight, which improves fuel efficiency and increases payload.

These cable assemblies have been qualified to the most stringent specifications for airframe assemblies. Gore controls the entire manufacturing process from purchasing raw materials and creating and applying the proprietary dielectric material, through testing and shipping the final cable assembly.

This unsurpassed vertical integration allows Gore the complete control necessary to achieve tight specifications consistently.