MTL Group will be showcasing several key armour components including IMPAS armour and SMARTbend for blast and ballistic applications for the very first time at DSA 2014, 14-17 April.
“The Asian market is an area we have seen significant growth over the past few years at MTL Group. As well as offering add on armour upgrades to existing vehicles, our customers are looking for support from the concept design stage to reduce weight, cost, welding and improve protection”, Owen Hall, BD Manager for Defence and Security said. “Due to the nature of SMARTbend, no heat is introduced into the material so the original mechanical properties of the steel are maintained unlike other processes that rely on heat and expensive, bespoke tooling to bend this type of material.”
“The success of IMPAS Armour (add-on protection up to STANAG 4569 Level IV) has given our customers a lower cost alternative to composite and ceramics which has been received well in Asia”, Hall added.
The Chinese FD-2000 anti-missile system has become the cynosure of senior military officials visiting the Defence Services Asia exhibition in Kuala Lumpur. The missile system gained prominence after winning an international tender in Turkey last year
Embraer Defense & Security will take part in the 14th Defence Services Asia exhibition, April 14 to 17, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Embraer business unit will present its full portfolio of integrated solutions at the event
Selex ES has signed a contract with AIROD SDN BHD for the supply and support of equipment for the Royal Malaysian Navy's Super Lynx MK100 helicopter. YBhg Colonel Dato Mohammed Selamat bin Bakin RMAF (R), CEO of AIROD, signed the contract with Barry Anstey, Regional Director Asia of Selex ES, today at the Finmeccanica stand at DSA 2014, Defence Services Asia exhibition and conference in Kuala Lumpur
South Korea-based Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has introduced for the first time its Missile Surface Corvette (MSC) at DSA 2014 in Malaysia. Defenseworld
Thales has signed a partnership agreement with the Malaysian firm Global Komited Sdn Bhd to co-develop a wide range of Ground-Based Air Defence systems for the Malaysian Armed Forces. The signature ceremony, attended by The Malaysian Defence Minister, YB Datuk Seri Hishamuddin Tun Hussein, was held at the DSA 2014 show
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