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360 Survivability in Focus

Israel’s armor specialist Plasan showcases broadened product line at Eurosatory, introducing a blast-protected model of the SandCat along with several light armored vehicles. In the heavier weight classes, Plasan provides a peek into the advanced protection technologies being integrated into newly designed combat vehicles. In recent years Plasan expanded its activity to heavier armored combat platforms, including 6x6, 8x8 and tracked fighting vehicles at weight levels up to 45 tons. Such armored vehicles are required to withstand medium caliber cannon threat levels and maintain functionality.

Armor Technology 2014

Armor Technology 2014 forum provides armor professionals an insight into the latest trends in combat survivability and force protection. The forum is providing the...

Israel Delivers First Components for the F-35

Elbit Systems-Cyclone has delivered its first advanced composite component for the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter center fuselage produced by Northrop Grumman. This...

CPS Unveil Metal Matrix Composites Armor and Blast Mitigating Materials

CPS Technologies, a producer of advanced Metal Matrix Composites (MMC) is unveiling armor grade materials produced by this advanced process, enabling armor designers to...

RPG Net to Protect the MaxxPro MRAP

The U.S. Army has ordered 829 rocket-propelled grenade RPG Net kits for the MaxxPro Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle. In February 2011 the...

British-Israeli JV to Produce Carbon Nanotubes for Defense Applications

A new company established today in Israel will produce carbon nanotube fibre for the enhancement of body armor and composite armour systems for vehicles....

Metal Matrix Composites (MMC)

Metal Matrix Composites (MMC) ceramic reinforced composites are already utilized for state of the art aerospace applications. MMC have demonstrated ballistic performance of lightweight...

Multi-Curved Composites (MCT)

Multi-Curved Composites (MCT) – in production since 1999, the most common use of this concept is in the Interceptor lightweight body armor used by...