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IMPAS Armor Protection

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IMPAS Armor Protection

Armor plate processor MTL Group (UK) will be showcasing their new add on armor branded IMPAS LITE and IMPAS ADVANCE this month at AUSA 2011 (Washington D.C).

IMPAS which stands for Interchangeable Modular Perforated Armor System is a cost effective alternative light weight solution to composite and ceramic add on armor with greater flexibility and better multi-hit capabilities.

Defence Sales Manager Simon Hurst said:

“IMPAS is an innovative state of the art product which is suitable for both RHA and aluminum hulls. One of the key benefits is that the solution is a low cost lightweight armor that can be rapidly fitted to any vehicle platform”.

“We have identified the USA as a key market in which MTL Group can provide a high quality vehicle protection system at affordable prices”.

IMPAS LITE AND IMPAS ADVANCE offer an effective alternative lightweight solution to composites ceramics for Stanag Level 1, 2 and 3 protections. IMPAS has been used for many international military upgrade programmes including the M577 and Ridgeback.

MTL Group will also be showcasing its Design for Manufacture (DFM) service. An example of this can be seen on a blast floor which is displayed at AUSA and has been manufactured in one piece using the world’s largest robotic press.

“DFM is a service MTL Group offer where we work with customers to identify the 3 core objectives which are lower weight, lower manufacturing cost and improved protection.” Hurst said.

MTL Group is a global supplier of parts manufactured from armor in both steel and aluminum offering a full turnkey process ranging from cut and pressed armor kits up to fully fabricated vehicle hulls/cabs.

MTL Group will be exhibiting at AUSA on the UK Pavilion (ADS) on Stand 8233.

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