Custom Cable Configurations

shipboardkSARIA excels at providing their customers with customized cable configurations.  kSARIA works with their customers to help design and configure shipboard cables to meet their specific needs. A partial list of the variety of cables includes using the M28876 family of connectors, multi-channels, single mode, multi-mode, multiple links, breakout cables, Mil-Spec surface and submarine applications, and generally any fiber optic backbone assembly. Please contact kSARIA for any of your customized cable configuration needs.

Measurement Quality Jumpers (MQJ)

Measurement Quality Jumpers (MQJs) are high quality reference cables designed to provide accurate and consistent test results while testing fiber optic cable assemblies. The U.S. Navy requires that MQJ’s are used to test all shipboard fiber installations as specified in MIL-STD-2042.  The Navy has specified numerous different MQJ configurations in NAVSEA drawing 6877804 for various application tests.  kSARIA offers the following NAVSEA approved MQJ part numbers:

NAVSEA Multimode Approved MQJs

NAVSEA Single Mode Enhanced Approved MQJs

Shipboard Connectors 

M28876 Fiber Optic Connector

The M28876 fiber optic connectors are harsh environment fiber optic connectors that are rugged, reliable and cost-effective. They cover the performance requirements for circular, plug and receptacle styles that are for Department of Defense applications and that are compatible with multiple transmission element cables.

Configure your M28876 connector using the key shown below:

M28876/(a) – (b) – (c) – (d) – (e) – (f) – (g)

Select a Connecter Type

select shell size and number of cavities

select maximum allowed cable diameter by shell size

Select (f):  Keying Designator (See Table below)

Select (g): When ordering /1 /6 or /11 connectors that will use a backshell, insert N to omit the unneeded insert retention nut and pressure sleeve. Otherwise leave this blank.

Keying Configurations for MIL-PRF-28876 Fiber Optic Connectors

receptacle plug

keying position

Fiber Optic Termini MIL-T-29504

The M29504/14 & /15 are qualified to MIL-PRF-29504B specifications. This series of fiber optic termini are compatible with the M28876 and comparable military-style connectors. They provide excellent optical, mechanical, and environmental performance.


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Shipboard Cable

kSARIA provides shipboard cables qualified under performance specification MIL-PRF-85405. kSARIA continues to be a major supplier of these cables to numerous naval programs. Below is a list of these cables. Please contact kSARIA with your shipboard cable needs.

MIL-PRF-85405 Fiber Optic Cables - General Specifications

  • Bae
  • Boeing
  • Drstech
  • Gendynamics
  • Honeywell
  • L3
  • Lockheed
  • Navair
  • Navsea
  • Northrop
  • Raytheon