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Proven Performance of
GORE-FLIGHT™ Microwave Assemblies
A recent study conducted for the aerospace
industry showed that more than 29 percent
of microwave assemblies fail during
installation, and aircraft manufacturers
hav
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have
ve accepted the practice of simply replacing
them.
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hem. However, with the need to decrease costs, they
can no longer afford the total cost associated with
assemblies that cannot withstand the installation
process and the extreme conditions of aerospace.
Manufacturers need assemblies that provide the
same level of electrical performance before and after
installation as well as throughout their service life.

Performance That
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conditions, routing guides that induce torque, and an
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through access holes in the airframe structure.

GORE-FLIGHT™ Microwave Assemblies, Series 6 VSWR

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electrical performance of various cable assemblies after
installation but also to design products that meet real
application challenges. Testing electrical characteristics
such as insertion loss and VSWR before and after routing
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in lower total costs and longer service life.
Alternative Airframe Assembly VSWR

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - December 2015

The View from Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From the President
Letters
The Monitor
Washington Report
World Report
2015 AOC Award Winners
SIGINT on the Border
Jamming Down Under
Commercial Airliners: Still Vulnerable to MANPADS
New Products
Threat Monitor
EW 101
Report from the 2015 AOC Pacific Conference
Report from the 2015 AOC CEMA Conference
AOC News
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look
JED - December 2015 - cover1
JED - December 2015 - cover2
JED - December 2015 - igc
JED - December 2015 - OGC
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JED - December 2015 - 4
JED - December 2015 - 5
JED - December 2015 - The View from Here
JED - December 2015 - 7
JED - December 2015 - Conferences Calendar
JED - December 2015 - 9
JED - December 2015 - Courses Calendar
JED - December 2015 - 11
JED - December 2015 - From the President
JED - December 2015 - 13
JED - December 2015 - Letters
JED - December 2015 - The Monitor
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JED - December 2015 - Washington Report
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JED - December 2015 - World Report
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JED - December 2015 - 2015 AOC Award Winners
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JED - December 2015 - SIGINT on the Border
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JED - December 2015 - Jamming Down Under
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JED - December 2015 - Commercial Airliners: Still Vulnerable to MANPADS
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JED - December 2015 - New Products
JED - December 2015 - 77
JED - December 2015 - Threat Monitor
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JED - December 2015 - 81
JED - December 2015 - EW 101
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JED - December 2015 - 85
JED - December 2015 - Report from the 2015 AOC Pacific Conference
JED - December 2015 - 87
JED - December 2015 - 88
JED - December 2015 - 89
JED - December 2015 - Report from the 2015 AOC CEMA Conference
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JED - December 2015 - 92
JED - December 2015 - AOC News
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JED - December 2015 - Index of Advertisers
JED - December 2015 - JED Quick Look
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