Update: Prepare for Tight Supply of Mil-Spec Connectors

Update includes statements from ITT’s Interconnect Solutions business and Amphenol. Buyers of mil-spec connectors could face short supply of certain mil-spec products due to recent stop shipment orders issued by Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Land and Maritime. This could also translate into millions of dollars of connector inventory sitting on distributor shelves that can’t be…

Amphenol Qualifies 2nd Plant for Class L Connectors

Sidney, N.Y. — Amphenol Aerospace (NYSE: APH), a global leader in interconnect technologies, has qualified Amphenol India as a second manufacturing source for their MIL-DTL-22992 Class L connectors. The second manufacturing source gives Amphenol Aerospace an additional cost-effective way to supply their mil-spec qualified heavy duty power connectors to the military ground and support equipment markets.…