DEUTSCH  DTS and ACT series

Up to 187 data connections

The standard circular connector for use in harsh military and aerospace environments. High density layouts with up to 187 data connections and power contacts rated up to 23A. Features a triple-start coupling with anti-decoupling ratchet for high vibration applications, grounded plug for superior EMI shielding and 100% scoop-proof contacts for blind-mate coupling. Qualified to stringent MIL-DTL-38999 Series III specifications.

Wall mount receptacle, jam nut receptacle and straight self-locking RFI plug are offered in 9 shell sizes and 54 insert arrangements utilizing M39029 contacts in sizes 23, 22D, 20, 16,12 10 power and 8 twinax.  These connectors are available in wide range of shell materials and finishes.  Aluminum shells are offered in electroless nickel, black zinc nickel, nickel PTFE and olive drab cadmium. Other finishes such as anodic and zinc nickel are available upon request to commercial callouts only.  Composite shells are offered in electroless nickel and olive drab cadmium.  In addition, we offer stainless steel shells (both pasivated and electro-deposited nickel plated) with firewall inserts, and for highly corrosive environments, nickel-aluminum-bronze shells with standard environment-resisting inserts (commercial callouts only).  

MIL-STD-1560 specification for insert arrangements- Series III connectors use insert patters and contacts common to Series I, making for an easy transition from bayonet to triple-lead, acme-thread, self-locking coupling.  


MIL-STD-1560 Specification for Insert arrangements


DTS and ACT qualify to MIL-DTL-38999 Series III specification


High density layouts with up to 187 data connections


  • Industry standard interface
  • Blind-mate coupling mechanism
  • Custom layouts available for design flexibility 


  • High-density
  • Scoop-proof design
  • Up to 128 contacts per connector
  • Qualified to VG 95319 Spec.