Copper or Fiber for Military & Aerospace Networks

| January 23, 2019

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Both fiber optic and copper wiring technology have been used in a variety of military and aerospace applications for decades, with copper Ethernet typically recognized as the more practical option of the two. As the traditional model for Ethernet cabling, twistedpair copper wiring has been more widely deployed; the overwhelming majority of network technologies are electrical and use copper cabling to move electrons throughout systems comprised of sensors, controls, and other computing electronics. This ubiquity has not only driven down the cost of copper-based Ethernet networks, but also reduced the complexity of implementation.

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