Aerospace & Defense

Whether it's land, sea, air or space, IEWC specializes in wire, cable and wire management solutions for the most demanding aerospace and defense applications.

The aerospace and defense industry continues to undergo major transition. Europe and the United States are actively reducing their defense budgets while countries in the Middle East, Asia and South America look to expand their investments. Meanwhile, commercial aerospace continues an upward trend and holds significant growth opportunities.

In order to thrive in this evolving market, aerospace and defense OEMs are pursuing numerous opportunities including global expansion and next-generation product development, while still seeking to improve efficiency and manage costs. Many commercial aerospace companies have already grown accustomed to selling and building products around the world, yet defense companies are relatively new to extending their reach beyond their domestic markets. This will require them to coordinate R&D and production efforts, globalize their supply chain and ensure adherence to export regulations.

Advances in technology and digitization will have a profound effect on next-generation product development. New materials and processes will increase efficiency, improve safety, and reduce the weight of aircraft and vehicles in order to improve fuel economy. Communication, control and navigation systems continue to become more sophisticated, in addition to consumers' expectation of internet connectivity and access to music, movies and television while in-flight, all requiring more complex electronics.

These changes will likely impact the type of high performance wire, cable and wire management products necessary for vehicle, equipment and system wiring and harnesses, including the use of lighter, smaller, and tougher materials. These harnesses are used for various aerospace and defense applications, including sensors and controls, display interfaces, engine systems, as well as navigation and in-flight entertainment connectivity.

IEWC has numerous solutions available to both assembly houses and OEMs as you look to grow in the aerospace and defense industry. We offer a broad range of mil spec lead wire and multi-conductor cable, aerospace data cable, and wire management products for your mission critical applications. Partnerships with industry-leading aerospace and defense suppliers provide access to standard products, as well as engineering support for custom items. Our IS0 9001 and AS 9100 registrations ensure we can meet your quality requirements. And with IEWC's 19 global locations, we can support, and even help transition, your requirements regardless of production location.

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Value-Added & Supplemental Services:

  • Wire Striping & Printing
  • Wire & Cable Identification
  • Cut & Mark Tubing
  • Etching & Dyeing
  • Twisting & Cabling
  • Custom Spooling & Bar Coding
  • Custom Design & Product Development
  • Managed Inventory Solutions
  • Specialized Testing & Full Traceability
  • FABTECH® Engineered Solutions

Aerospace & Defense Applications:

Lead Wire

  • BMS-13
  • MIL-W-1177
  • MIL-DTL-13486
  • MIL-DTL-16878
  • MIL-W-22759 (SAE AS22759)
  • MIL-W-25038
  • MIL-W-5086 (SAE AS5086)
  • MIL-W-5846
  • MIL-W-81044 (SAE AS81044)
  • MIL-W-81381 (SAE AS81381)
  • MIL-W-81822 (SAE AS81822)
  • MIL-W-8777 (MS25471, MS27110)
  • NEMA-HP3
  • UL AWM Styles

Multi-Conductor Cable

  • Boeing S280
  • Aerospace Data - Data Master®
  • MIL-C-76
  • MIL-DTL-13777
  • MIL-C-13486
  • MIL-DTL-24640
  • MIL-DTL-24643
  • MIL-C-27072
  • MIL-DTL-27500 (NEMA WC 27500)
  • MIL-DTL-3432
  • MIL-DTL-49055
  • MIL-C-55021 (NEMA WC 55021)
  • MIL-C-5756
  • MIL-C-85485 (SAE AS85485)
  • MIS 20054
  • MIS 20184

Fiber Optic Cable

  • MIL-C-85045
  • OC1011
  • OC1260
  • OC1698
  • 5M2551
  • Ruggedized

Coaxial Cable

Heat Shrink Tubing, Molded Boots/Shapes, Sleeving, Spiral Wrap & Lacing Tape

  • AA-52080
  • AA-52081
  • AA-52082
  • AA-52083
  • AA-52084
  • AMS 3655
  • ASTMD 3295
  • MIL-I-3190
  • MIL-T-713
  • MIL-T-714
  • MIL-I-22096
  • MIL-I-22129
  • MIL-I-23053 (MIL-DTL-23053)
  • MIL-T-43435
  • MIL-PRF-46846
  • MIL-I-47203
  • MIL-T-47287
  • MIL-I-631D
  • MIL-DTL-81765
  • SC-X15111
  • SC-X15112

Termination & Splice Products, Cable Tie Wraps & Connectors/Lugs

  • NAS1744
  • NAS1745
  • NAS1746
  • MS3367
  • MS3368
  • MIL-S-81824
  • MIL-S-83519
  • MS25036 (AS25036)
  • MS20659 (AS20659)

OEM Specialty Wire, Cable & Wire Management Products

  • Airbus
  • BAE
  • Boeing
  • DRS
  • General Dynamics
  • Lockheed
  • Raytheon
  • US Army
  • US Navy
Many other wire, cable and wire management products available from stock. Consult your IEWC Sales Representative for detailed specifications on each product. SUMIMARK® is a registered trademark of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. Data Master® is a registered trademark of Harbour Industries, Inc.