News - 12 May 2004
Surface Transforms, manufacturer of high-technology carbon ceramic materials, has been awarded its first contract valued at around £40,000 by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD). The contract is...
News - 10 Apr 2003
Simula have just received another order for ceramic/composite armour panel kits for the US Army’s M1117 Armoured Security Vehicles or ASV’s. The order has come via Textron Marine and Land...
News - 3 Dec 2002
Simula have just received an order from Textron Systems to produce lightweight ceramic/composite appliqué armour kits. The armour will be used on US Army M117 Armoured Security Vehicles...
Article - 15 Feb 2013
In the second instalment of AZoM's series on the applications of composites, we look at the increasing use of composite armour in military vehicles.
News - 30 Jul 2004
Textron Marine & Land, an operating unit of Textron Systems, based in New Orleans, Louisiana, has been awarded a contract by the United States Project and Contracting Organization (PCO), on behalf...
News - 13 Oct 2009
A new crew survivability concept that would build military vehicles around a protected personnel compartment and use a sacrificial "blast wedge" to absorb energy from improvised explosive...
News - 23 Oct 2013
TenCate Advanced Armor USA has unveiled at the AUSA Conference the industry's first available active underbody blast mitigation system, called TenCate ABDS(TM) active blast countermeasure system,...
News - 5 Sep 2013
Teijin Aramid is launching a new anti-ballistic spall-liner solution at the DSEI show in London next week. The new fabric, Twaron T765, offers cost-effective ballistic protection in ground...
News - 26 May 2006
Ceradyne has received a purchase order from Flyer Defense, LLC, in Inglewood, California, for a prototype lightweight ceramic-armored crew compartment for the Flyer ITV (Internally Transportable...
News - 26 Oct 2010
Alcoa Defense has applied innovative technology it developed for high-performance cars and the aerospace market in a project for the U.S. Army showcasing the ability of aluminum to make the next...