D38999 Series III - TV Breakaway Fail-Safe Connectors

Product D38999 Series III Breakaway Fail-Safe Product D38999 Series III Breakaway Fail-Safe


Amphenol is qualified to provide D38999/29, /30. and /31 Types 1, 2, and 6 breakaway connectors. The D38999/31 connectors are also available in a hybrid design which have a composite outer operating sleeve over a metal shells for greater durability. Amphenol is also qualified to provide MIL-STD-1760 Type II rail launch connectors.

Features & Benefits:

  • 25 lanyard lengths
  • Available in all size 25 arrangements
  • Low force separation capabilities
  • Compatible with all mil-spec backshells and accessories
  • Mates to existing D38999 receptacles
  • Lower profile compared to full metal breakaway Fail-Safe connectors
  • Ice resistance
  • Fluid immersion and hydrolytic stability test
  • Available in shell sizes 25 and 17
How to Order Guide


Dimensions & Part Number Guide - D38999/31 for MIL-STD-1760

Low-Profile Lanyard Release Plug Information

MIL-STD-1760 Rail Launch Connector Information


Low Profile Backshells in shell size 25 with the following features:

  • 90 degree termination
  • Low profile design with three heights ranging from 1.010 to 1.660
  • Rear access covers to help ease harness assembly and repairability
  • Amphenol part numbers 10-640000-XXX
Increased Durability

Metal Shells with Composite Operating Sleeve

New Hybrid Lanyard Breakaway Fail-Safe connector available with a composite thermoplastic outer operating sleeve for greater durability over D38999 aluminum and composite designs because of its ability to handle abuse taken after weapons release. Contact us for more information.

TV Breakaway Fail-Safe Lanyard Release Catalog Section
Commercial version of D38999/31, Type 6 connectors.
38999+ Catalog
Infinite Options Beyond the Mil-Spec Limits for Military, Aerospace, and Harsh Environments.
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