Amphenol Fiber Systems International (AFSI) offers the rugged, deployable ARES (Amphenol Reel Enhanced System) reel for tactical fiber optic network applications.
The ARES reels are made with reinforced glass nylon providing a rust-resistant, lightweight and durable reel for storing and deploying fiber optic cable assemblies. Integrated slots on the reel allow them to be stacked together for storage and transit. The ARES reel also has separate payout and storage areas allowing the operator to deploy cable needed rather than the entire stored length.
AFSI’s ARES reel comes in a variety of sizes to support multiple cable lengths and types. In addition, cleaning kits can be specified to support all popular harsh environment connectors including AFSI’s TFOCA, TFOCA-II®, TFOCA-III®, TACBeam® and Pierside. Finally, AFSI offers a suite of transit cases, payout stands and backpacks as optional accessories.
Features and Benefits:
•Meets A336463 CECOM reel drawing requirements
•Flanges and drum are molded in one piece
•Greater impact resistance
•Will outperform MARS reels on drop tests
•No damage to AFSI ARES reels, minor cracks to MARS reel
•Can be dropped higher and withstand colder temperatures
•Can be stacked onto OCC MARS reel
•Can be stacked on original ARES reels
•Professional look tool kit can be included
•Multiple take-up flanges (divider on drum and crown)
•US Army and Marine Corps Tactical Deployments
•Deployable Broadcast Networks
•Mobile Tactical Shelter Systems