Gooseneck hoses for the defence sector

ABEILLON company has developed expertise to meet the needs of the defense industries in custom-made equipment. This expertise covers in particular 3 areas of use of semi- rigid hoses:

AbeillonAntenna supports

The army needs tailor-made equipment, often responding to very specific characteristics in order to adapt perfectly to all situations. That’s why ABEILLON designs and manufactures 3 types of flexible supports:

Flexibles pads for vehicles

These flexible bases have been designed to support antennas for tanks, military vehicles and civilians.

These flexible bases are specially designed to adapt perfectly to the structure of the machine. These bases are made of special materials selected for their strength and durability.


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Flexible pads for portable stations

Flexible goosenecks are ideal for supporting radiocommunication antennas allowing them to remain in a given position. These flexible goosenecks are mainly used on portable radiocommunication stations that serve as relay information. These flexible, adjustable bases are ideal for supporting short antennas or antennas for portable racks manufactured by ABEILLON.

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The specific design of the flexible bases for vehicles and flexible bases orientable allows them to withstand the various climatic, chemical or mechanical aggressions (tests carried out according to standard MIL military specifications or customer specifications defense).

These various models of flexible bases, orientable or not, can be equipped at each of their specific connection ends according to the customer’s request (metric thread, Anglo-Saxon, BNC type connector, TNC, N, …).

All orientable flexible goosenecks manufactured by Abeillon are able to support the different models of UHF and VHF antennas designed by our company. To learn more about the radio antennas for the army, do not hesitate to consult our page dedicated to antennas for the army.

Most of our solutions, including flexible antenna supports, or other devices, operating in frequency ranges between 500 MHz and 8000 MHz are directly accessible via our FLEXI UHF catalog.

To get the FLEXI UHF catalog, please contact us.

AbeillonMilitary antennas

ABEILLON manufactures short and ribbons antennas for tactical radio sets in the UHF and VHF frequency ranges mainly for military applications.

These whip antennas can be mounted on orientable flexible bases also manufactured by ABEILLON.

These antennas are distributed in France and abroad to the manufacturers of radiocommunication sets or directly to end-users.

The design of our blade antennas makes it possible, on the one hand, to be able to bend or roll it whatever the direction without damaging it, and on the other hand, its specific coating enables it to withstand the various climatic, chemical or mechanical (tests carried out according to MIL standard military specifications or defence client specifications).

These different models of whip antennas can be equipped at their base with specific connectors according to the customer’s request (metric thread, Anglo-Saxon, BNC type connector, TNC, N, SMA, …)

For the sake of performance and quality, all our antennas are designed and manufactured in our factory in France and are the object of a constant search for improvement.

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AbeillonSemi-rigid hoses for audio applications / military or civilian safety helmets

ABEILLON is a designer and manufacturer of semi-rigid hoses for the audio industry. These audio hoses are intended for different uses:

  • A wide range of hoses with small diameters ranging from 2.8 to 6 mm outside:
    • Application microphones, helmets and headsets for the army: infantry helmet, helicopter pilot helmet, shielded pilot helmet, …
    • Application helmets civilian or in the field of security: police, fire, …
  • Hoses 8-10mm outside diameter for conference room microphones.

These different ranges of flexible goosenecks provide comfort of use of the microphone by their maneuverability and their excellent durability.

Several finishes or coatings are available for these hoses: matt black thermo coating, black paint, bright chrome, raw.

Moreover, at the request of the customer, specific tips can be attached to the ends of the hose to add a microphone or fix it on the headset.

Our clients are among the major international contractors in the military, civil and security sectors. They can be designer or manufacturers of microphones or headsets.

AbeillonTable reading lamps

ABEILLON military lamps are intended to be used in armored vehicles type vehicles, aircraft, surface boats … Their LED technology benefits from the latest innovations in terms of light qualities (power and color temperature) and combines performance, durability and ergonomics. They are specially designed to optimize the comfort of the user.

Thanks to their latest-generation LEDs, these lamps have the highest accuracy and quality of light without loss of light, making it possible to optimize and target lighting zones with a lifespan of over 50,000 hours.

They provide visual comfort for the user with excellent color rendering in illuminated areas and emit neither heat nor UV, making them ideally suited for reading or supplemental lighting in a closed environment. .

For any requests for additional information on our solutions, we invite you to contact us

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