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  • TenCate Advanced Armour new CXP shield: New World’s Lightest Portable NIJ level IV Shield

    TenCate Advanced Armour will reveal a new generation of ultra-lightweight portable anti-ballistic shields at this year’s SOFINS in France. The TenCate CXP shields, offering full NIJ 0108.01 level IV protection, are now more than 40% lighter than existing alternatives.

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  • New Survivability Quarterly out now

    Survivability Quarterly Winter 2015 Front

    We are happy to present 2017's first edition of TenCate Advanced Armour's quarterly newsletter, Survivability Quaterly.

    In this edition, we take a look into the capabilities of our factory in France and how they have built on their technology and exteded their product portfolio into aviation products. We also take a brief view on how TenCate Advanced Armour can support police and law enforcement units to be better prepared to face riots. Lastly, we bring you an interview from Defence IQ that describes how TenCate Advanced Armour is approaching the Middle Eastern markets.

    Thank you for reading, and happy New Year from TenCate Advanced Armour.

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  • Recent Rash of Police Fatalities Revamps TenCate Advanced Armor’s Plate Up, America! Campaign: Campaign aims to bring hard-body armor to Law Enforcement nationwide

    PlateUpAmerica Plates US police

    Today TenCate Advanced Armor (TCAA) renewed its pledge to protect the nation’s law enforcement community through the Plate Up, America! campaign. Sparked by the recent increase in highly publicized active shooter incidents in the United States, the campaign’s primary goal is to equip all law enforcement and first responders with enhanced rifle threat protection.

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  • TenCate Advanced Armor appoints former Oshkosh Defense president John Urias as member of the Advisory Board

    TenCate Advanced Armor (TCAA) is pleased to announce that John M. Urias has joined TCAA’s Advisory Board. Prior to this appointment, he led Oshkosh Corporation’s global defense segment, including all tactical wheeled vehicle programs, product development, and vehicle life-cycle sustainment services.

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  • US ARMY Demonstrates TenCate ABDS™ Active Mine Blast Defeat on Heavy Combat Platforms for DARPA

    TenCate Advanced Armor and the US ARMY Research Labs (ARL) successfully completed an Active Underbody Blast Protection test series on behalf of the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Additional government offices, including the Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), the Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCoE) - Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) and the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD), were at Maryland’s Aberdeen Proving Grounds in October to witness the lifesaving capabilities of the TenCate ABDS™ Sentinel X™ system on a heavy combat vehicle platform.

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  • TenCate wins contract award for integration of TenCate ABDS(TM) active blast countermeasure system

    TenCate Advanced Armor in the USA has been selected by the Defense Mobility Enterprise (DME) for its engineering expertise in active blast technology. Under contract via DME, engineers of TenCate will integrate the TenCate ABDS(TM) active blast countermeasure system onto the U.S. Army Combat Vehicle Prototype.

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  • TenCate ABDS™ Active Blast Countermeasure System proves Quantum Leap in Soldier Survivability

    TenCate ABDS test

    German BAAINBW and Dutch DMO have in two parallel projects tested the ABDS™ Blast Countermeasure System on full scale fully instrumented blast test rigs and APC vehicles.

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  • TenCate awarded contract from BAE Systems for protection of CV90s to Norway

    BAE CV9030 TenCate Advanced Armour

    TenCate Advanced Armour in Denmark has been selected by BAE Systems Hägglunds as supplier of protection for the ongoing upgrade and new-build program of CV90 vehicles to the Norwegian Army. The contract further builds on the competences of the Danish TenCate site as House of Excellence for vehicle survivability. No financial details will be provided.

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