Morgan to showcase lightweight soldier protection systems at DSA 2014 1504143

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DSA 2014
The 14Th Defence Services Asia Exhibition & Conference
Kuala Lumpur
, Malaysia
14 - 17 April 2014
 
Morgan Advanced Materials at DSA 2014
 
 
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 04:20 PM
 
Morgan to showcase lightweight soldier protection systems at DSA 2014.
The DSA 2014 event, to be held at the Putra World Trade Centre in Malaysia on 14-17 April 2014, will see Morgan Advanced Materials, display its latest high-performance soldier protection system technologies on the UKTI stand 4010E.
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Morgan's Composites & Defence Systems business, formerly known as NP Aerospace, has been a leading The DSA 2014 event, to be held at the Putra World Trade Centre in Malaysia on 14-17 April 2014, will see Morgan Advanced Materials, display its latest high-performance soldier protection system technologies on the UKTI stand 4010E.supplier of advanced armour systems to the UK Ministry of Defence for more than 25 years, and has supplied more than 40,000 pairs of Osprey body armour plates and 80,000 Mk7 combat helmets for operations in Afghanistan.

Morgan's ERGOTEC 4000 Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) suit is economically designed to provide the wearer with both maximum protection and full freedom of movement. The suit comprises the ERGOTEC 4000 breastplate, which minimises transmission of Shockwave energy to the operator's torso. Its innovative articulated design incorporates a three-piece telescopic construction that enhances flexibility with no loss of blast de-coupling capability. The suit also includes the unique ERGOTEC 4000 helmet and collar, which provides best-in-class protection against radial and linear head acceleration during a blast event.

The LASA (Lightweight Armour Soldier Architecture) System is the most advanced lightweight soldier system in the world. It offers bespoke, integratedThe DSA 2014 event, to be held at the Putra World Trade Centre in Malaysia on 14-17 April 2014, will see Morgan Advanced Materials, display its latest high-performance soldier protection system technologies on the UKTI stand 4010E. load carriage and head sub-systems, available to fulfil mission-critical protection. Morgan has provided more than 1,000,000 combat proven helmets to multiple customers worldwide, and supplied more than 100,000 armour plates for personnel protection in Iraq and Afghanistan. The LASA System benefits from a 25% weight reduction against previous systems, improving mobility and reducing wearer fatigue.

Duncan Eldridge, President of Composites and Defence Systems, commented: "The DSA event is a great opportunity for us to highlight our unique soldier protection system technologies to our international customers. Advances in materials enable us to create products which offer a dramatic weight reduction, without compromising performance. We look forward to very strong interest in the latest systems from international delegates at the event."

 

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