Harbour Industries Cables Approved for Use on F-35
SHELBURNE, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 21, 2020--
Harbour Industries LLC (Harbour), a Marmon | Berkshire Hathaway company, announced today it is an approved manufacturer for a number of low-loss coax and high-speed data cables used on Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lighting II 5th generation fighter aircraft.
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An F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, marked A-1, lands at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Oct. 23. (Photo: Senior Airman Julius Delos Reyes)
Robert Canny, President said, “We look forward to supporting the 2020 F-35 Sustainment Contract just released by the Pentagon and Lockheed Martin. Harbour has a long reputation of providing timely products to our business partners to support their ramp to full production.” Declared “combat ready” by the commander of the US Air Combat Command, this next generation aircraft provides capabilities needed on the modern battlefield. The F-35 provides air superiority, interdiction, suppression of enemy air defenses and close air support with unprecedented situational awareness of the battle space that will be more extensive than any single-seat platform in existence.
Harbour’s data and coaxial cables were chosen based on the use of a composite fluoropolymer insulation ensuring light-weight and high-speed transmission. Harbour is known as a supplier that has product and process engineering expertise that ensures the highest quality cables will be manufactured in exact accordance with Lockheed’s demanding physical and electrical requirements.
As the F-35 moves toward full rate production, Harbour is ready for the challenge to supply increased volume on-time with unmatched quality.
About Harbour Industries LLC
Harbour Industries LLC, a Marmon | Berkshire Hathaway company is a premier manufacturer of Data; RF; and Mil-spec wire and cable located in Shelburne, Vermont. Since 1965, Harbour Industries has been manufacturing high temperature and high performance cable for the military, commercial, and industrial markets. The Shelburne facility manufactures a wide range of wire and cable products utilizing numerous conductors, insulating compounds, braid wire, and jacketing materials. Our commitment to engineering excellence and customer service is second to none. We have the people and knowledge to make your existing and new programs a success. For more information, visit www.HarbourInd.com.
About Marmon Holdings, Inc.
Marmon Holdings, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a global industrial organization comprising 11 diverse business sectors and more than 125 autonomous manufacturing and service businesses. Revenues exceeded $8.1 billion in 2018. For more information, visit www.Marmon.com.
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