5 June 2013

TenCate Advanced Armor USA contributes to ballistic protection systems QinetiQ North America

Tuesday 4 June, QinetiQ North America (QNA) announced that Lockheed Martin has selected its enhanced LAST® lightweight composite armor to protect AC-130J aircraft. TenCate Advanced Armor USA is one of key team contributors on the LOX program to develop the best possible solutions for ballistics modernization. 

LAST® armor is a field installable system for use on a variety of fixed and rotary wing aircraft. Each unit is designed using an array of armor formulas and configurations, depending on mission priorities and threat mitigation requirements.

“QinetiQ North America has been committed to delivering high quality armor systems to the C-130 aircraft community for over 15 years,” said QNA’s Technology Solutions General Manager Andy Rogers. “Our experts are working at the forefront of material sciences and process enhancements to offer the latest technology for modernization requirements.” In addition to delivering the proven LAST armor system, QNA has partnered with leading technology innovators to develop the best possible solutions for ballistics modernization. Key team contributors on the LOX program include Incident Control Systems and TenCate Advanced Armor USA.

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