TFOCA GenX Tactical Fiber Optic Connector


The TFOCA GenX tactical fiber optic connector provides the ultimate in reliable performance in harsh environments where high cycle mating is of concern. Built on the ubiquitous telecommunications grade 2.5mm ceramic ferrule technology, the design and packaging of these connectors provide a robust connectivity solution resistant to corrosion, shock and thermal shock environments while providing easy field maintenance. Fully compatible with legacy product, Stran Technologies has harmonized the TFOCA GenX to ensure alignment with the MIL-PRF-83526/16 & /17 specification.  Fully compatible with TFOCA-II® connectors.

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  • Deployable Military Tactical Systems
  • Outdoor Fiber Optic Networks
  • Emergency Restoration Systems
  • Video and Data Transmission

Features / Options

  • Standard hermaphroditic, or genderless, configurations include: 4, 8 and 12 channel
  • Meets mechanical interface requirements of MIL-PRF-83526/16 & /17
  • Multiple plating options: ZnNi, Black Anodize, Black Anodize Matte, Cadmium, and Passivated Stainless Type 303
  • Both singlemode and multimode fiber are compatible in the same connector without part sub-component substitution
  • Field maintainable
  • Field demountable termini for improved maintainability and re-polish
  • Captured split alignment sleeves for enhanced Insertion Loss performance
  • PC polish
  • Qualified to A3302584


Title Description
Optical Insertion Loss 9/125: 0.75 dBmax, 0.35 dBtyp 62.5/25: 0.75 dBmax, 0.14 dBtyp
Return Loss  >30 dB MMF, >40 dB SMF with PC polish
Mating Durability  2000 cycles per EIA-455-21
Vibration  10 g’s per EIA-455-11
Physical Shock per EIA-455-14, test condition A 
Thermal Shock  -62°C to +85°C per EIA-455-71, cond. B
Temperature Life  250 hours at 85°C per EIA-455-4
Corrosion Resistance  EIA-455-16, test condition C
Humidity 10 cycles per EIA-455-5
Fluid Immersion 1 meter, per EIA-455-12
Crush Resistance 450 lbs, per EIA-455-26
Cable Retention  400 lbs, per EIA-455-6
Cable Seal Flexing Per EIA-455-1
Impact EIA-455-2


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