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Custom-Engineered, Combat-Proven, Military-Grade Wire, Cable & Assemblies




retractile cords,
cable assemblies,
harnesses for today’s

Aerospace and Defense

Guaranteed to Meet the Most Demanding
Application Requirements.

NWI designs and manufactures innovative, budget-compliant, military-grade technical and retractile cables, cable assemblies, connectors and harnesses for power, control, video and communication. Serving the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Energy (DoE), Homeland Security, research laboratories and Aerospace/Defense prime contractors, NWI is America’s source for dependable, custom-engineered MIL-Spec wire and cable, MIL-STD compliant technical products and contract manufacturing.

  • Thoroughly tested and guaranteed to withstand the rigors of military applications
  • Application analysis; rapid, no-cost cable prototyping, low NRE.
  • Expertise navigating all standards including MIL-Spec, MIL-STD, SAE, COTS, Federal Trade Commission, NEMA and more
  • The industry’s shortest lead times – fast delivery with custom cable in as little as five days; stock products shipped the same day
  • No minimum order length or quantity requirements
  • Value-added services including:
    • - Custom colors
    • - Private labeling
    • - Color coding
    • - Custom cutting, stripping
    • - Bar coding
    • - RFID tags
    • - Packaging to MIL-Spec cable requirements
    • - Connectors and Harnesses

Northwire leverages 42+ years of agility and expertise to give you solutions and service that exceed your expectations.


EAR and ITAR Registered

Mission-critical, battle-tested military wire

Technical Expertise

NWI has been meeting defense, maritime and aerospace wire and cable needs for nearly four decades. We have the experience, engineering expertise, service excellence and made-in-the-USA quality to deliver the very best solutions for your mission-critical requirements.

Budget-Compliant Solutions

In addition to being cost-effective, NWI MIL-Spec wiring products are test-proven to withstand the toughest military harsh duty application, saving time and money in maintenance. It’s your assurance of long product life that endures the most extreme environments, temperatures and hazardous materials.

A Wide Variety of Applications

NWI’s military wire is designed for use throughout the United States Armed Forces:

  • Land: Tanks, trailers, trucks, ground combat vehicles, hook-up wire, unmanned vehicles, VIS (Vehicular Intercommunication Systems), MRAP vehicles (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected), JLTV (Joint Light Tactical Vehicle) Stryker, Humvee and Abrams vehicle projects

  • Maritime: Power, control, communications and shipboard instrumentation

  • Aerospace: Airframe point to point, avionic systems, missiles and aerospace flight and combat rescue vehicles, refueling and GPS satellites

  • C4ISR: Armament, sensor systems, radar systems, platform connectivity, communication satellites, unmanned aerial vehicles, military headsets, field wire, specialty wire, nuclear and more

  • Air: UAV, 360 Situational Awareness, FLIR

Made in USA

Military Specialty Cables

Engineered and field tested to endure hostile environments, temperatures and hazardous materials, NWI’s specialty cable systems are designed to survive crush, impact, flame, chemicals, rodents, water, abrasion, torsion, compression and more:

  • Protection with RFI and EMI shielding
  • Composite and hybrid configurations: fiber optic, high-speed data, control, power and video conductors combined into a single cable
  • Retractile cables: superior retractibility and reliable performance in abusive environments (30V, 300V and 600V rated)
  • Superior coax cable with tightly controlled electricals
  • Special RG and RF microwave designs
  • Custom maritime/shipboard cables
    • - Reduced weight designs for use on ships
    • - Watertight, flexible installation configurations
  • Antifungal options available






Client-focused, we have Program and Project Management Professionals on our Team who look forward to meeting your most challenging demands.

Made in the USA for over four decades, our cable manufacturer's competitive edge includes:
  • EAR and ITAR Registered
  • CAGE Code 7V821
  • OEM direct
  • Contract engineering and manufacturing
  • Two regional locations
  • Shorter supply chain
  • Rapid response
  • 24/7/365
  • AS9100C:2009 certified
Northwire's collaborative, multi-disciplinary performance-driven professionals achieved desirable outcomes with the following organizations:
  • dcaa – Defense Contract Audit Agency
  • dcMa – Defense Contract Management Agency
  • dHS – Department of Homeland Security
  • dla – Defense Logistics Agency
  • dod – Department of Defense
  • fbi – Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • feMa – Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • GSa – General Services Administration
  • MarcorSYScoM – Marine Corps Systems Command
  • nGSi – National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • naSa – National Aeronautics Space Administration
  • nfPa – National Fire Protection Association
  • tacoM – Tank-automotive and Armaments Command
Work with Northwire’s team of experts to build your competitive advantage.

Made in USA