MKU committed to modernisation of Kazakhstan Services
By Deepak Arora
NEW DELHI, May 19: MKU, a leading manufacturer of ballistic protection equipment, for personnel and platforms, having 25 years of domain experience, will be participating again in KADEX this year to showcase its products. MKU has already established a foothold in Kazakhstan with orders from Kazakhstan local police as well as the Ministry of Interior (Kazakhstan). With its state of the art products, MKU can play a definite role in the technological modernization of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
KADEX 2014 will provide an opportunity to MKU to showcase its range of products once again in the CIS region and to form and strengthen ties with its user base.
From personal ballistic protection solutions, to armor solutions for air, sea and land vehicles, MKU has established a global footprint by providing leading edge quality products to more than 100 countries..
One of the featured productsin the personal protection range is the ‘BoltFree Helmet’ which is based on no-drill concept, that not onlyprovides uniform protection across the shell but alsosafetyfrom secondary metallic fragments. These helmets are available in both PASGT and ACH configurations. The 3 point harness system in the Boltfree helmet provides a snug fit to the soldiers and the spacious air ventilation reduces sweating. These helmets are capable of withstanding high speed FSPs and Handgun ammunitions.
Another unique offering is the G-Factor helmet. The G-Factor helmet from MKU uses advanced technology materials to deliver an extremely lightweight helmet with excellent protection and ergonomics for added comfort. Nominated and used in various future soldier programs, it offers excellent shock resistance, water resistance, corrosion resistance & UV resistance.
Instavest from MKU is the fastest quick release Ballistic jacket which can be divested by the wearer in one single action in a fraction of a second and re-assembled again very quickly. This innovative path breaking product is extremely comfortable and easy to use and has been developed keeping in mind the emergencies faced by the soldier in actual combat situations.
MKU is also a system house for design, development, production, system integration, maintenance and global sale of ballistic protection solutions for land vehicles, naval vessels and rotary and fixed wing aircraft. It has a treasure trove of experience,having provided light weight armor solutions for over 200 rotary and fixed wing aircraft, 500 naval vessels and 1200 land vehicles. MKU has in its repository, over 1000 protection solutions for more than 100 threats. An AS 9100certified company and a registered supplier to NATO since 1993,its products and solutions are used by over 230 forces spread across 100+ countries globally.
MKU to showcase its latest ultra light weight armor solution for aircraft in ILA 2014
NEW DELHI, May 19: MKU GmbH (formerly AST Security Equipment GmbH, now a wholly owned subsidiary of MKU Pvt Ltd), a leading manufacturer of ballistic protection solutions, for personnel and platforms, with 25 years of domain experience, will be exhibiting in ILA, Berlin, again this year. It will display a range of lightweight ballistic protection systems and unique patented attachment systems for helicopters, including its latest ULTRA LIGHT WEIGHT solution which has been developed after extensive R & D efforts and field trials in its lab in Germany.
MKU GmbH is a registered NATO supplier since 1993 as well as an accredited supplier to the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology & In Service Support (BAAINBw). In the last 25 years, MKU GmbH has provided protection solution for more than 200 rotary and fixed wing aircrafts including Mi17, Mi 8, Bell 212 (UH 1D), Super Puma, Sikorsky CH53, Black Hawk. Helicopters armored by MKU GmbH have seen active service in some of the harshest battlefields of the world like Afghanistan.
MKU GmbH provides end to end solutions and complete project management. A System House for design, development, production, system integration, maintenance and global sale of ballistic protection solutions for land, naval and air platforms, it uses special patented technologies which have been developed over years of R&D effort. MKU GmbH also provides lifecycle support for platform armor.
Ballistic solutions provided by MKU GmbH conform to Environmental Standards as per MIL 810 G. The facility is EN 9100 certified for development and production of Ballistic Protection systems for aircraft, land vehicles, naval vessels and objects against blast waves, splinters and bullets.
MKU has a treasure trove of experience having provided body armour and helmets to more than 1.5 million soldiers and ballistic protection solutions for almost 2000 platforms worldwide. MKU has in its repository, over 1000 protection solutions for more than 100 threats. Its products and solutions are used by over 230 forces spread across 100+ countries including most of the member states of the European Union.