Smiths Interconnect’s semi-rigid cable assemblies provide customers with high performance, reliable dielectric properties and excellent shielding qualities.

This product line is well suited for Satellite Payloads (GEO/MEO and LEO constellations), Deep Space Probes, Ground-based Antenna Networks, Satellite Integration and Space Robotic Systems. 

Our semi-rigid cables are supplied with space orbit qualification. They are available unbent (shaping is done on-site) or pre-bent to customers’ specifications and ready for installation. They are offered with a copper or aluminum jacket and with a selection of different plating’s and 4 different diameters (.047”, .085”, .141” & .250”). 

High frequency (up to 65 GHz), low insertion loss, superior shielding effectiveness, on-site qualification and years of heritage allow our semi-rigid cable assemblies to be ideal for excellent electrical performance in mission-critical systems.

Features and Benefits

  • Pre-formed right angles available on some cable types 
  • Phase matched pairs and sets available 
  • Mode free operation 60 to 65 GHz
  • Light weight & high vibration resistance 
  • Semi-rigid frequency: up to 65 GHz
  • High isolation: up to >100 dB 
  • Direct solder connectors: stainless steel construction (standard) 


  • Satellite communication and navigation 
  • Military, commercial, and scientific programs
  • GEO/MEO/LEO and small satellites 
  • Manned space flights
  • Radar applications 
  • In-the-box jumpers for communications equipment 
  • Missile telemetry applications