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Welcome to TenCate Advanced Armour

TenCate Advanced Armour provides survivability systems for land, sea, and air platforms and personal protection equipment for world's leading defence and law enforcement agencies. TenCate Advanced Armour is also a leading partner for a wide array of leading OEMs in the defence and aerospace industry. 

With a global capability and a track record of combat-proven survivability solutions, TenCate Advanced Armour is the global strategic partner in survivability systems.

Our latest news

  • 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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  • French Minister of the Interior, Mr. Cazeneuve, Visits TenCate Advanced Armour France

    TenCate Advanced Armour France Minister of the interior Bernard Cazeneuve Primarette

    The French minister of the interior, accompanied by several senior government officials, local government, local police, gendarmerie, security specialists and a wide variety of press, visited the facilities of TenCate Advanced Armour in Primarette, France. 

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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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  • 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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  • TenCate Advanced Armour at Farnborough International Airshow 2016

    TenCate Advanced Armour at Farnborough International Airshow 2016

    TenCate Advanced Armour will attend this year's Farnborough International Airshow 11-15 July. We will be present at together with TenCate Advanced Composites. Come to hall 3 stand B50 to see why TenCate is involved in numerous civilian and military aircraft projects and learn why survivability solutions from TenCate can increase the operability of aircraft in hazardous and hostile conditions.

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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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