|1. A ruggedized cable connection structure configured to direct mate first and second ruggedized optical fiber connectors,
the connection assembly comprising:
a housing having a channel extending from a first end of the housing through to the second end of the housing and an interconnection
feature to allow connection to another cable connection structure, wherein the interconnection feature includes a vertical
alignment guide extending from the housing transverse to a longitudinal axis of the cable connection structure to allow a
second cable connection structure to be mounted on top of the housing; and
an adapter secured within the channel near a midpoint of the housing to enable direct mating of the first and second ruggedized
optical fiber connectors.