MIL-DTL-26500 family offers connectors with bayonet
coupling as well as threaded coupling. These connectors are
intermateable with correspondingly coupled MIL-DTL-83723
Series III connectors (except shell size 8, threaded coupling
AE66 connectors are widely used on commercial, military
and aerospace systems requiring general-purpose, miniature
cylindrical bayonet or threaded coupling connectors.
This family (bayonet as well as threaded) of connectors
is offered in wall mount receptacles, jam nut mounted
receptacles which incorporate O’ring seals, designed for
rear panel “D” hole mounting, and straight plugs.
Twenty-one insert arrangements per MIL-STD-1554 are
tooled and qualified to MIL-DTL-26500, utilizing 3 to 57
M39029 contacts. Contacts come in sizes 20, 16 and 12,
terminating wire sizes from 24 to 12 gauge.
These connectors are only available in aluminum shells
with anodic plating to the MS number. In addition, we offer
connectors with passivated stainless steel shells to commercial