This specification covers environment-resisting, quick disconnect, EMI/RFI shielded and non-shielded umbilical, electric connectors and adapter assemblies with removable crimp or nonremovable solder-type contacts and accessories. Connectors are rated for oepration from -55 °C (-67 °F) to 200 °C (392 °F). Adapter assemblies are rated for operation from -55 °C (-67 °F) to 125 °C (257 °F). The upper temperature is the maximum internal hot spot temperature resulting from any combination of electrical load and ambient temperature.
An Amendment corresponding to this standard is available at AS81582_A2
Revise to incorporate the Qualifying Activity testing as required by SAE policy, to replace MIL-STD-1344 test methods, to update references/document format with current SAE guidelines, and review specification for known technical issues.