kSARIA Corporation, the world leader in fiber optic connectivity manufacturing technology has been selected by Lockheed Martin to provide fiber optic harnesses for the F35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter.The fiber optic harnesses will be used to provide high speed communications between multiple systems on the aircraft.
As the prime contractor, Lockheed Martin continues its 100-year history of aircraft research and design with the Lightning II. The F-35 Lightning II is a 5th Generation fighter, combining advanced stealth with fighter speed and agility, fully fused sensor information, network-enabled operations and advanced sustainment.
This latest contract is a follow up to our prior contract for LRIP 6 and 7 totaling 71 planes. The harnesses will be installed in the three variants of the F35 including the CTOL, STOVL and CV.
“We are truly privileged to be of part of such a world class team led by such a prestigious firm like Lockheed Martin. Our industry leading technology will be used to build some of the most sophisticated fiber optic connectivity products which will be incorporated in the worlds most advanced fighter”, says Sebastian Sicari, kSARIA President & CEO.
Sicari continued, “I’m fortunate to be leading such a dedicated team that is totally committed on delivering the highest quality standards to our war fighters. We look forward to working with Lockheed Martin on this important project as well as on future endeavors.”
kSARIA, based in Methuen, Massachusetts, offers complete interconnect solutions for mission critical applications with unsurpassed quality and performance. kSARIA offers unmatched advantages for all aspects of Mil/Aero connectivity solutions from cable assembly design, fabrication, installation and logistics management. Whether it is optical fiber, copper, RF or hybrid cable assemblies, kSARIA has the technology, expertise, and an end-to-end approach to optimize solutions for customers. More at www.ksaria.com.
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