Aircraft armour

Cockpit protection

TenCate Advanced Armour can provide OEMs and end-users with a wide range of protection solutions for helicopter cockpits. The solutions offered by TenCate Advanced Armour are extremely lightweight and durable. Through the application of cutting-edge material science and extensive experience in armour design, TenCate Advanced Armour can provide end-users with the highest level protection while retaining the level of protection.
TenCate Advanced Armour cooperates with a number of leading material developers to ensure special capabilities of the armour solutions provided, including transparent and radar-transparent armour solutions.

Pilot seat protection

Seat armour

TenCate Advanced Armour provides modular and lightweight solutions for the protection of the pilots and co-pilots. The solution can be integrated into aircraft designs for optimum protection without impairing the operability of the equipment. The seat solutions are designed with protection in mind. The seat armour solution will provide the pilot crew with a high level of protection against penetrating projectiles and the ergonomic shape of the seat component will provide the pilot crew with excellent protection against trauma sustained from turbulence, etc.

Transparent armour

Glass armore

TenCate Advanced Armour provides and integrates solutions for transparent armour for cockpits in order to increase the survivability of the crew and enhancing the overall operability of the aircraft. Transparent armour solutions are highly complex in nature but provide pilot and co-pilot with an essential opportunity to observe contours beneath them while simultaneously providing a high level of protection. 

3D panels for special areas

3d panels

TenCate Advanced Armour can develop and produce special one-piece armour panels for integration into exposed areas on the aircraft. The complex 3D design provide end-users with an excellent protection-to-weight ratio with very limited impact on overall aircraft performance while maintaining the highest level of protection possible.


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