News | March 12, 2018

Smiths Interconnect Announces SpaceNXT Line Of Space-Qualified Pretested Components

Solutions to be Displayed at SATELLITE 2018 March 12th - 16th

Smiths Interconnect, a division of Smiths Group plc, announces it will exhibit at SATELLITE 2018 in Washington, D.C., March 12th through the 16th in booth #943. A range of technically differentiated connectivity solutions from its technology brands EMC Technology, Hypertac, IDI, Millitech, RF Labs, Sabritec, TECOM, and Trak Microwave will be on display, including innovative antennas and tracking systems, integrated transceiver solutions, RF components, connectors and cable assemblies for the commercial and defense, aerospace and satellite communication markets.

Some of the SATCOM connectivity oriented products on display will include high performance, ferrite-based surface mount, strip line, and waveguide components, low loss 40 GHz cable assemblies, ruggedized D-sub connectors, attenuators, multiway combiners, coaxial terminators and loads, Ku- and Ka-band antenna systems, and an E-band tracking antenna. The new SpaceNXT HC Series high reliability temperature variable and fixed chip attenuators for next generation commercial space applications will be released as part of an overarching initiative that entails the creation of higher reliability products for mission-critical environments.

“We’re thrilled to bringing so many products to the Satellite show this year”, says Paul Harris, VP of Marketing & Sales. “With SpaceNXT we’ve made a concerted, cross-brand and cross-discipline effort to bring together a full suite of interconnect solutions that a space system design team can rely on for the highest performance and durability, while keeping costs under control, and meeting critical time-to-market deadlines.”

The SpaceNXT standard product portfolio is centered on serving the latest requirements in space applications for payloads, and bus products. The readily available component and subsystem solutions have been developed, pretested and refined after over 350 successful space flights in the last 35 years.

To learn more, visit us at SATELLITE 2018, booth #943, or go to

About Smiths Interconnect

Smiths Interconnect is a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems, microwave and radio frequency products that connect, protect and control critical applications in the commercial aviation, defense, space, medical, rail, semiconductor test, wireless telecommunications, and industrial markets. Smiths Interconnect is synonymous with exceptional performance whenever a technologically advanced, high quality solution is required to ensure reliability and safety.

Smiths Interconnect is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications and engineered components. Smiths Group employs approximately 22,000 people in more than 50 countries.

SOURCE: Smiths Interconnect