This specification covers the performance requirements for a plug and receptacle, multiple termini, fiber optic connector. Fiber optic connectors using removable termini, and are capable of operating within a temperature range of -65 to +200 degrees C (see 184.108.40.206). These connectors are supplied under MIL-STD-790 reliability assurance program. Statistical process control (SPC) techniques are required in the manufacturing process to minimize variation in product of connectors supplied to the requirements of this specification.
An Amendment corresponding to this standard is available at AS5590_A1