From the Wires
Level III 1 Kg Armour Plate from MKU
By: PR Newswire
Feb. 14, 2013 12:02 AM
KANPUR, India, February 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
MKU, India's leading manufacturer and supplier of ballistic protection and surveillance equipment for armed forces, paramilitary forces and police worldwide announced its latest cutting edge Level III 1 Kg Ballistic Plate (Up-Armour Insert).
Talking of the innovation Mr. Manish Khandelwal, Business Head, Personal Protection at MKU elaborated, "Today soldiers in combat zones face problems due to heavy loads of equipment they carry and body armour contributes largely to this load, keeping their load carrying capacities and combat zone operability & ease we at MKU have developed an extremely light weight Armor insert for protection against Rifle ammunitions which amazingly weighs in 1 Kg only." Further speaking he said, "It did take us quite a bit of extensive research and a detailed study on practical problems which soldiers face in the combat zones. These unique 1 Kg Armor inserts are a very innovative armor solution which enhances the effectiveness and efficiency of a soldier apart from protecting against Rifle threats. Due to their light weight, and application ease of inserting and & removing it."
MKU always keeps on developing new and innovative Armor protection solutions to enhance the comfort of soldiers, as it understands that Combat operations sometimes take longer than expected and carrying extra armor for long durations becomes very cumbersome. This Light weight 1 Kg Armor insert from MKU is certainly a revolution as far as combination of Protection and Weight is concerned. This 1 Kg armor insert has also been tested and has passed the stringent testing of Level III as per NIJ 0101.04 standard from world renowned ballistic testing laboratories.
MKU is one of the leading manufacturer and suppliers of protection & surveillance solutions to over 90 countries, globally. MKU has spent the last 25 years building up a broad product portfolio that includes ballistic vests, ballistic helmets and other personal protection products for military and security forces as well as Platform armouring solutions for land-air-sea platforms. It is in the process of setting up one of the most modern facilities for the manufacture of Night Vision Devices and Day sights. MKU is a registered NATO supplier, and all its manufacturing facilities are certified to ISO 9001:2008, AS 9100 & ISO 14000 standards.
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