Amphenol Aerospace Secures License to Supply VITA-46 Connectors

October 9, 2017 Amphenol Aerospace

Sidney, NY September 12, 2017 – Amphenol Aerospace is announcing the availability of its R-VPX connectors, which are intermateable and intermountable with VITA 46 connectors supplied by TE Connectivity. Amphenol and TE have signed a cross-licensing agreement, providing the industry with at least two qualified suppliers for these high-speed, board-to-board connectors.

Amphenol’s R-VPX Ruggedized VITA 46 connectors offer data exchange rates in excess to 10Gbps, which meet and exceed the VITA 46 standards while offering modularity, flexibility and customized wafer-loading patterns. The R-VPX connectors support Ethernet, Fiber Channel, InfiniBand, and other high-speed protocols. The connectors can be combined side-by-side on boards with high power modules, RF modules and optical modules, also available through Amphenol Aerospace.

“We’re very excited to be able to offer this high-speed product as it allows us to continue our long history of being at the forefront of board level and high speed interconnect technology for the military and aerospace industries” said Jeremy Williams, Amphenol Aerospace’s Product Line Manager for Board Level Products.

Amphenol’s R-VPX Ruggedized VITA 46 connectors are now available. Please contact Jeremy Williams at (607) 563-5552 or visit for more information.

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