3. CONNECTOR ACCESSORIES . C o n n e c t o r
Support Equipment Required
accessories and backshells are components added to a
connector to maintain its operational characteristics. A
cross-reference of MIL-DTL-5015 connector accessories
is provided in Table 1. These accessories are divided
into the following categories:
Connector Assembly Tools.
CM 5015 Series
CM 5015R Series
Shrink Boots and Adapters.
H-B-643 (or equivalent)
Brush, Acid Swabbing
Mounting Nut for Jam Nut Receptacles.
2. This Work Package (WP) covers connector
accessories common to crimp contacts and solder
4. BACKSHELLS. Backshells are the most complex
contacts of MIL-DTL-5015 connectors. It includes their
connector accessories and simply stated they are any
function, associated tools, assembly, and procurement
device added to the rear or wiring side of a connector.
Backshells may be divided into the following categories:
As all NAVAIR connector and accessory
Cable Clamps and Strain Reliefs.
documents are transitioned to non-government
standards, (the Society of Automotive
EMI/RFI Grounding Terminators.
Engineers (SAE), will become the preparing
activity and the Navy will adopt the
documents), the drawing number prefix will
change from MS to AS. The main part number
designation remains the same, with the "M"
prefix, such as M81511/17-08. At times the
Non-Environmental EMI/RFI Backshells.
entire item may be superseded by another.
There are many cases where documents have
Environmental EMI/RFI Backshells.
been cancelled without replacements, each case
was reviewed and some information has been
retained in this volume "for reference use only".